Deplorable McCabe Enabled by Dormant Pelley Brings '60 Minutes' and America to New Low

Townhall | 2/24/2019 | Staff
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Despite not liking when people lurch into hyperbole, I will make this broad statement: Andrew McCabe’s arrogant performance on "60 Minutes" last Sunday enabled by a dormant interviewer, Scott Pelley, brought to America the fact that employees of the federal government acted at minimum irresponsibly and possibly illegally because of their own interests. It also brought our press to a low not reached in my lifetime. If you were not horrified, then you did not watch or you are a blind ideologue when it comes to Trump.

There were so many astonishing moments in this interview it is impossible to cover them in one column. Let’s hit some highlights that will define the gross malfeasance of Andrew McCabe.

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First, McCabe describes the fact that Trump had a different view of the reaction within the FBI of the Comey firing. McCabe counters Trump’s statement by stating “people were shocked; they were very sad.” He writes in his book that people were gathered in groups and crying. If this is so, then we need a real house cleaning at the FBI because anybody being shocked James Comey was fired should not being dealing with our national intelligence or investigating crimes. They are just too ill-informed.

The shocking thing for anyone with half a brain is that Comey still had his job. He was almost four months beyond his sell-by date. Truly shocking would have been if Hillary Clinton didn’t fire this guy on her first day. I contend the single biggest mistake of the Trump presidency was not firing Comey on his first day. He could have justified it on Comey’s election meddling; it was his reaching out to the Clinton people to heal the nation and move forward. The only surprising thing here was that Comey had made it to May 2017, thus not...
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