Andrew McCabe Can’t Keep His Story Straight

The Federalist | 2/20/2019 | Willis L. Krumholz
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Former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe was fired for lying to the FBI inspector general on multiple occasions, and faces potential legal trouble for his many abuses of power. But he’s still the leftwing media’s new darling, as he’s on a media tour to preempt any prosecution, and promote his new book—which he surely hopes will fund his pending legal troubles.

But poor McCabe can’t keep his story straight. McCabe was let go from the FBI for lying in March of 2018. Then, in September of last year, someone leaked to The New York Times that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had sought to trap the president in a crime or attempt to remove the president, by proposing to wear a wire for his conversations with the president, and by attempting to recruit cabinet officials to invoke the 25th Amendment, respectively.

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This was a hit on Rosenstein from someone who wanted to spread the blame away from himself or herself, and from someone in the FBI who sought to excuse his or her actions by pointing fingers at the Department of Justice (DOJ). That’s why many assumed it was McCabe and his people orchestrating this leak.

But then McCabe went in front of the cameras for his soft-ball “60 Minutes” interview. McCabe was asked about Rosenstein recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment, and Rosenstein offering to “wire-up.” McCabe proceeded to go into great detail to affirm the September 2018 New York Times story. All this, despite the Rosenstein issues not being included in McCabe’s book.

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Here’s what McCabe said to “60 Minutes’” Scott Pelley about Rosenstein offering to wire up:

The Deputy Attorney General offered to wear a wire into the White House. He said, ‘I never get searched when I go into the White House, I could easily wear a recording device,...
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