Skip to comments.McCabe just made life tough for Comey and the special counsel
Posted on 03/17/2018 10:05:22 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
Following his termination late Friday night, former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe declared that he was singled out after unrelenting attacks by President Trump and critics. McCabes objections are less than credible, given the virtually unprecedented recommendation of career officials to fire the one-time acting FBI director.
However, McCabe may have rectified his singled out status with his long statement criticizing his termination: In the middle of it is a line that could be viewed as incriminating fired FBI director James Comey, not just in leaking sensitive information but also in lying to Congress.
McCabe is accused of misleading investigators about allegedly giving information to a former Wall Street Journal reporter about the investigation of Hillary Clinton and the Clinton familys charitable foundation. McCabe asserts in his post-firing statement that he not only had authority to share that information to the media but did so with the knowledge of the director. The FBI director at the time was Comey.
I chose to share with a reporter through my public affairs officer and a legal counselor, McCabe stated. As deputy director, I was one of only a few people who had the authority to do that. It was not a secret, it took place over several days, and others, including the director, were aware of the interaction with the reporter.
If the interaction means leaking the information, then McCabes statement would seem to directly contradict statements Comey made in a May 2017 congressional hearing. Asked if he had ever been an anonymous source in news reports about matters relating to the Trump investigation or the Clinton investigation or whether he had ever authorized someone else at the FBI to be an anonymous source in news reports about the Trump investigation or the Clinton investigation, Comey replied never and no.
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Not one single word of remorse or even that he did anything even a little wrong. After all, unseating Trump forgives all sins because it is a righteous cause don’t you know.....
I am hoping there are criminal charges to follow.
If ever there was evidence of the mindset of the entitled left it’s McCabe’s meltdown. They thought they owned all three branches of government, including the electoral process. Thank god for Trump.
Watch with awe the tongue twisting lies and finger pointing!
Lots of thieves and liars in orange jumpsuits, doing the Bunny Hop! That’s what I want to see.
And the timing?? Well, in reality, McCabe could have left when he said he was leaving, got another government job and tacked on the years and THEN still retired early.
But he decided to be clever...and I'm hoping Comey tutored this "brother" on McCabe's brilliant retirement "plan".
I’m betting David Ignatius was the recipient of the leaks...
Trying the Nuremburg defense. “I wass chuss followink orders”
Surely you jest. Being a Democrat means never admitting wrong doing, even when caught red handed, and never ever apologize. 8>)
Oh, he's an "actor" alright...and a bad one at that.
It is gratifying to me that these people simply don’t know when to SHUT UP and keep their heads down.
Deep State DOJ IG and OPR throw McCabe under the bus to protect Comey?
Where’s the popcorn?
As they scrape the bottom of the DNC crap wagon looking for porn whores and pedophiles in their attempt to bring down the POTUS, the far left, extremists are starting to form a circular firing squad.
This is Trump’s version of WHACK A MOLE.
Sure is entertaining.
Hope all their passports have been frozen. Hope there are orders out than NONE of them can leave the country. Such orders need to be sent to all the PRIVATE long range jets with 2 pilots, also.
...Being a Democrat means never admitting wrong doing, even when caught red handed, and never ever apologize...
The rules are ALWAYS different for Democrats. No matter what the issue is, no matter when, what, or where.
It is nauseating. But, that’s the democrat party and liberalism
No matter who you are, what you say matters. #speechmoves
Former Special Agent Bob Levinson disappeared in Iran 11 years ago. The US Government must never stop trying to bring him home to his amazing family. #HelpBobLevinson
Well James, what did you do to help? that's what I thought
Ive heard people have missed my photo tweets. 🙂 I took this yesterday during a long, peaceful walk by the Potomac on a break from putting finishing touches on my book. Im looking forward to its release and joining the discussion about ethical leadership.
You mean unethical leadership, right? No quarter James.
Got to dress up for a family event tonight and was proud to wear my FBI cufflinks. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bewk1QogKoM/
Soon to be handcuffs snarlin' Jimmy.
Thats it? Dishonest and misleading memo wrecked the House intel committee, destroyed trust with Intelligence Community, damaged relationship with FISA court, and inexcusably exposed classified investigation of an American citizen. For what? DOJ & FBI must keep doing their jobs.
FISA/FBI collusion James. FBI Fake Dossier used to obtain warrant. In case you missed it.
All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I wish more of our leaders would. But take heart: American history shows that, in the long run, weasels and liars never hold the field, so long as good people stand up. Not a lot of schools or streets named for Joe McCarthy.
Weasels and liars never do James. There will never be a school or street names after you either. Enjoy prison.
Special Agent Andrew McCabe stood tall over the last 8 months, when small people were trying to tear down an institution we all depend on. He served with distinction for two decades. I wish Andy well. I also wish continued strength for the rest of the FBI. America needs you.
So that's what you call distinction, conspiring against America and her citizens?
on and on...
I read that he will lose 1.8 million dollars worth of pension. How in hell can someone who works for the taxpayers deserve that kind of money? This country is full of hard-working men and women who have NO pension coming, or who lost their jobs just before qualifying for a pension, or who got hornswoggled into believing their 401K was a better deal than a guaranteed company pension? Seriously?
I have no pity at all for the public “servant” who lines his pockets with my hard-earned money while I take a cut in my Social (in)Security. Bugger all of them!!
It will be amusing to watch Hillary forced to come to the defense of Comey, the guy she curses for costing her the election, but she may not have a choice if her email scandal isn't to be reopened and inundate them all. Two quotes pop into mind here, "You'd be in jail," and "We'll all be swinging from ****ing nooses." Interesting times.
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