Andrew McCabe Fired, Trump And McCabe Exchange Words

The Federalist | 3/17/2018 | Bre Payton
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Friday night, citing an Inspector General report which said that he made “an unauthorized disclosure to the news media” about a potential investigation into the Clinton Foundation shortly before the 2016 election.

McCabe — whose wife received $700,000 from longtime Clinton political operative Terry McAuliffe’s political action committee during her bid for a Virginia Senate seat in 2015 — was one of the officials overseeing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private, unsecured e-mail server during her tenure as secretary of State. The investigation resulted in no criminal charges for Clinton. Former FBI Director James Comey reportedly had begun drafting a letter exonerating Clinton of any criminal wrongdoing several months before the bureau even interviewed her.

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Donald Trump took to Twitter to praise Sessions’s decision to fire McCabe just two days before he was reportedly planning to retire, calling it a “great day for hard working men and women of the FBI.”

In a statement released Friday night, McCabe took a page from the Comey playbook, saying that his firing is part of a larger scheme to tar the credibility of law enforcement and...
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