Tag Archives: Andrew McCabe

White House To Exploit Andrew McCabe’s New Book

Axios reports: White House officials and sources close to President Trump are treating Andrew McCabe’s book as an opportunity. These people plan to keep promoting bits from “The Threat,” which has rocketed past Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” to #1 on Amazon’s best-sellers list, that support their “deep state” narrative. They also plan to argue that the rest of the former FBI …

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McCabe: Mueller Interviewed Me And Has All My Memos

The Hill reports: Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Tuesday confirmed that he has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “The information I have, including the memos that I wrote, I’ve given all that to the special counsel team,” he said in an interview on “The View.” He declined to say whether the information he gave would help …

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Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe To Sue Over Firing

Mediaite reports: Former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview on the Today show that is “about to file” a civil lawsuit against the Department of Justice over his firing. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie pressed McCabe about his firing, noting that an inspector general’s report concluded he had showed a “lack of candor” about leaks to the Wall Street …

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Trump Quotes Hannity, Accuses McCabe Of “Treason”

Time Magazine reports: It would appear that President Donald Trump was tuned in to Fox News’ Hannity on Monday. Trump, who often quotes or praises the coverage of the news network, took to Twitter after the show aired to quote the show’s host, Sean Hannity, after he railed against former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Trump quoted Hannity, adding his …

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Andrew McCabe: Trump Said “I Don’t Care, I Believe Putin” When Told About North Korean Missiles [VIDEO]

“The president launched into several unrelated diatribes. One of those was commenting on the recent missile launches by the government of North Korea. And, essentially, the president said he did not believe that the North Koreans had the capability to hit us here with ballistic missiles in the United States. And he did not believe that because President Putin had …

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White House Blasts “Disgraced Liar” Andrew McCabe

“Andrew McCabe was fired in total disgrace from the FBI because he lied to investigators on multiple occasions, including under oath. His selfish and destructive agenda drove him to open a completely baseless investigation into the President. His actions were so shameful that he was referred to federal prosecutors. Andrew McCabe has no credibility and is an embarrassment to the …

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Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe’s Coming Tell-All: “Every Day Brings A New Low in Trump’s White House”

The Atlantic has published an excerpt from The Threat, the new book from former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe: People do not appreciate how far we have fallen from normal standards of presidential accountability. Today we have a president who is willing not only to comment prejudicially on criminal prosecutions but to comment on ones that potentially affect him. He …

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Trump Predictably Lashes Out At Former FBI Director

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump tore into Andrew McCabe on Thursday as the fired FBI deputy director embarks on a media tour for his new memoir in which he said he ordered an obstruction of justice investigation into the commander in chief. In a pair of tweets, Trump accused McCabe of being part of a wide-ranging conspiracy to take …

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BOMBSHELL: Former FBI Acting Director Says DOJ Held Meetings On Removing Trump Via 25th Amendment

CBS News reports: Soon after speaking to President Trump about the firing of his boss James Comey, Andrew McCabe, who became the bureau’s acting director, began obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigations involving the president and his ties to Russia. In his first television interview since his own firing, McCabe tells 60 Minutes‘ Scott Pelley he wanted those inquiries to …

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New Book: Rod Rosenstein Wrote James Comey Firing Memo Against His Will After Trump Ordered Him To

The Guardian reports: The deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, privately complained that he was ordered by president Donald Trump to write the notorious memo justifying the firing of the FBI director James Comey, according to Comey’s former deputy. Andrew McCabe writes in a new book that Rosenstein, who has publicly defended the memo, lamented that the president had directed him …

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DOJ Source Claims Rod Rosenstein Was Joking

NBC News reports: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was joking when he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and does not believe Trump should be removed from office through the use of procedures outlined in the Constitution’s 25th Amendment, according to Justice Department officials who requested anonymity to discuss the conversation. In a May, 16, 2017 …

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Glorious Leader Issues Daily Rant About FBI And Hillary

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump questioned Saturday morning why the FBI had not provided conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch and others with text messages of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, warning he “may have to get involved.” Andrew McCabe’s wife, Jill McCabe, accepted thousands of dollars in donations for a Virginia state Senate election in 2015 from a …

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Trump Seeks To Yank Security Clearance Of His Critics

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said that he plans to meet with President Trump on Monday and ask him to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, who has been a harsh critic of Trump on Russia and other issues. Brennan, who served under President Barack Obama, last week used the word “treasonous” to …

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DOJ Refers McCabe For Possible Criminal Charges

The Washington Post reports: The Justice Department inspector general referred its finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe repeatedly misled investigators who were examining a media disclosure to the top federal prosecutor in D.C. to determine whether McCabe should be charged with a crime, according to people familiar with the matter. The referral to the D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office …

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Trump Wails: Comey/McCabe Are Thieves And Lowlifes

Bloomberg reports: Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe lacked candor on four different occasions regarding his role in providing information to a news reporter about the FBI’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation, according to a Justice Department inspector general’s report. The inspector general also found that McCabe didn’t inform then-FBI Director James Comey that he had authorized disclosure of the …

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McCabe Defense Fund Raises $447K In One Day

Fox News is rather unhappy: It’s a tale of two targets. Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser and retired three-star Army general, is on the brink of financial ruin, selling his Virginia home in order to pay his mounting legal bills. Meanwhile, Andrew McCabe – the wealthy ex-FBI official fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions whose wife is a …

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McCabe Launches GoFundMe For Legal Costs

The Washington Post reports: Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe on Thursday launched an online fundraiser to help cover the legal costs that might come as he navigates investigations and congressional inquiries and explores whether he will sue over his abrupt ouster from the bureau. McCabe’s team unveiled the legal defense fund, hosted on the GoFundMe website, about 2 p.m. …

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REVEALED: McCabe Oversaw Criminal Probe Of Jeff Sessions For Lying About His Contacts With Russians

ABC News reports: Nearly a year before Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired senior FBI official Andrew McCabe for what Sessions called a “lack of candor,” McCabe oversaw a federal criminal investigation into whether Sessions lacked candor when testifying before Congress about contacts with Russian operatives, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Democratic lawmakers have repeatedly accused Sessions of …

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Dem Sen. Dick Durbin: Trump Is Engaged In Desperate And Reckless Conduct In His Attacks On FBI [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is “engaged in desperate and reckless conduct” against the law enforcement entities investigating his 2016 campaign, Senate minority Whip Dick Durbin said Sunday morning, actions that should push Congress to take steps to protect the office of special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump lashed out earlier Sunday against Mueller, accusing the lifelong Republican of filling his …

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Graham Calls For Senate Hearing On McCabe Firing

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday said he believes the Senate Judiciary Committee should hold a hearing on the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. “I think we owe it to the average American to have a hearing in the judiciary committee where Attorney General Sessions comes forward with whatever documentation he has about the …

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