Trump: McCabe Is Like ‘A Poor Man’s J. Edgar Hoover’

Washington Free Beacon | 2/20/2019 | Jeffrey Cimmino
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BY: Jeffrey Cimmino

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe seems like "a poor man's J. Edgar Hoover."

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"I think Andrew McCabe has made a fool out of himself over the last couple of days and he really looks to me like sort of a poor man's J. Edgar Hoover. I think he's a disaster, and what he was trying to do was terrible and he was caught. I was proud to say we caught him, so we'll see what happens, but he is a disgraced man. He was terminated, not by me, he was terminated by others," Trump said while speaking to reporters at the White House.

Hoover, the nation's first FBI director, became a controversial figure later in his life as evidence surfaced showing he routinely exceeded the agency's jurisdiction.

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"The I.G. report was a disaster from [McCabe's] standpoint," Trump continued. "Anybody reading the I.G. report would say, how could a man like this be involved with the FBI? And the FBI has some of the greatest people, some of the finest people you'll ever meet. But this man is...
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