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I was listening to a former FBI agent discuss it last night, and he said in law enforcement investigations, they don't believe in coincidence.  So this firing, when it wasn't really necessary, is not a coincidence.  What is Trump's end game here?  He thinks they've done it to discredit him as a potential witness.   

 

But that would really depend on the OIG report, right, which we aren't going to get to see?

 

In any event, it was heartless.  If the true main objective is to discharge him from the FBI because he's not credible, his retirement would have done that.  


There will undoubtedly be lawsuits filed over him getting his retirement and in all likelihood he will win it. Trump made statements about McCabe "racing to get his retirement  in 90 days".

 

I wonder if firing McCabe is more fuel for Mueller to indict Trump for obstruction of Justice.


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I was listening to a former FBI agent discuss it last night, and he said in law enforcement investigations, they don't believe in cooincidence.  So this firing, when it wasn't really necessary, is not a coocindence.  What is Trump's end game here?  He thinks they've done it to discredit him as a potential witness.   

 

But that would really depend on the OIG report, right, which we aren't going to get to see?

 

In any event, it was heartless.  If the true main objective is to discharge him from the FBI because he's not credible, his retirement would have done that.  

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"Both the OIG and FBI OPR reports concluded that Mr. McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor — including under oath — on multiple occasions. The FBI expects every employee to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and accountability."

 

The Office of Professional Responsibility made the recommendation to Fire McCabe for "Lack of Candor".

 

He needs to be concerned about criminal charges as well.

 

IMO General Flynn should withdraw his Guilty Plea.

 

More Justice is on the way...

 

 


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Trump made a cryptic reference to McCabe's approaching retirement, tweeting: "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits. 90 days to go?!!!"

 

dt is classless.  I can't be that polite though.  He derives pleasure from inflicting pain, humilitation and insults upon other humans.   He is a Sadist, plain and simple.   A medical diagnoses that cannot be argued with.  The joy he receives is his obsession.  An addiction to the 'sick thrill' of his power to cut open and expose.  Important to get a fix each day to complete a successful am golden throne process.  Everytime he inflicts this madness, the Cult says, "That's cool".  They're sadist too.  They get high on his fumes.  If dt can pretend he has no 'mental deficiency issues', then so can they.  It's left up to the professional.  As rk likes to say, this is what court's are for.

 

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@jimc91wrote:

"Both the OIG and FBI OPR reports concluded that Mr. McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media He did not make unauthorized disclosures....he had others do so and he was authorized to do so.  They were clarifying points to a WSJ reporter so the story would be accurate.  and lacked candor — including under oath — on multiple occasions. And each time, he went back to the investigators to clarify any misunderstandings.....  The FBI expects every employee to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and accountability."  And so they should.  It is interesting Conservatives don't expect the same from their President.

 

The Office of Professional Responsibility made the recommendation to Fire McCabe for "Lack of Candor".  I look forward to reading the report.

 

He needs to be concerned about criminal charges as well.  No he doesn't....though I do look forward to trumps impeachment.

 

IMO General Flynn should withdraw his Guilty Plea. LOL....so his son can get hammered too?  Perjury is a serious crime.

 

More Justice is on the way...It sure is.....as soon as Mueller wraps up his investigation.


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Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired after 

 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe late Friday, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who had risen to serve as second-in-command at the bureau.

 
McCabe had more recently been regularly taunted by President Donald Trump and besieged by accusations that he had misled internal investigators at the Justice Department.
 
McCabe had been expected to retire this Sunday, on his 50th birthday, when he would have become eligible to receive early retirement benefits.
 
But Friday's termination could place a portion of his anticipated pension, earned after more than two decades of service, in significant jeopardy.
  
The origin of his dramatic fall stems from an internal review conducted by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz. That report -- the details of which have not been publicly released -- is said to conclude that McCabe misled investigators about his role in directing other officials at the FBI to speak to The Wall Street Journal about his involvement in a public corruption investigation into the Clinton Foundation, according to a source briefed on it.
 
CNN reported on Wednesday that the findings in Horowitz's report on McCabe were referred to the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility, staffed with career officials, who recommended McCabe's termination. McCabe, accompanied by his lawyer, tried making a last-ditch effort Thursday to avoid the firing, meeting with officials at the deputy attorney general's office at the Justice Department for several hours while Sessions was traveling, but to no avail.
 
Horowitz's office is continuing to investigate how the Justice Department and FBI handled sensitive investigations leading up to the 2016 presidential election -- including the probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server -- and a more global report is expected this spring. That closely watched report, which Trump has derided as "already late," could prove devastating for former and current top officials at the Justice Department and FBI depending on the findings, as the President has sought to weave a narrative of biased "deep state" holdovers from the Obama administration determined to undermine his presidency.
 
While former FBI officials say a lack of candor is a death knell for an agent's career, Sessions' decision to fire McCabe presented unique political complications.
 
Trump often used McCabe as a political punching bag on the campaign trail given his wife's purported past ties to Clinton -- going so far as heckling Sessions over the summer for failing to fire McCabe -- despite the fact that Trump had interviewed McCabe just weeks prior about serving as FBI director after he ousted James Comey. In December, Trump made a cryptic reference to McCabe's approaching retirement, tweeting: "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits. 90 days to go?!!!"
 
The full implications of McCabe's firing on his pension remain to be seen, but he could potentially stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. Retirement benefits for federal employees are based on several variables in employment history, but McCabe's salary is not public and the FBI declined to release it to CNN.
 

The only way Trump has money is because he was born into it.  He was never successful.  Bankrupties suits, scandals, the only thing kept him afloat is his daddy and his daddy's connections.  He needed to start at the bottom to know how to treat people at the bottom.  He started on top a spoiled rich kid and stayed that way.

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"Both the OIG and FBI OPR reports concluded that Mr. McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor — including under oath — on multiple occasions. The FBI expects every employee to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and accountability."

 

The Office of Professional Responsibility made the recommendation to Fire McCabe for "Lack of Candor".

 

He needs to be concerned about criminal charges as well.

 

IMO General Flynn should withdraw his Guilty Plea.

 

More Justice is on the way...

 

 

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Yup. It’s a truly vile administration. 

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Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired after 

 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe late Friday, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who had risen to serve as second-in-command at the bureau.

 
McCabe had more recently been regularly taunted by President Donald Trump and besieged by accusations that he had misled internal investigators at the Justice Department.
 
McCabe had been expected to retire this Sunday, on his 50th birthday, when he would have become eligible to receive early retirement benefits.
 
But Friday's termination could place a portion of his anticipated pension, earned after more than two decades of service, in significant jeopardy.
  
The origin of his dramatic fall stems from an internal review conducted by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz. That report -- the details of which have not been publicly released -- is said to conclude that McCabe misled investigators about his role in directing other officials at the FBI to speak to The Wall Street Journal about his involvement in a public corruption investigation into the Clinton Foundation, according to a source briefed on it.
 
CNN reported on Wednesday that the findings in Horowitz's report on McCabe were referred to the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility, staffed with career officials, who recommended McCabe's termination. McCabe, accompanied by his lawyer, tried making a last-ditch effort Thursday to avoid the firing, meeting with officials at the deputy attorney general's office at the Justice Department for several hours while Sessions was traveling, but to no avail.
 
Horowitz's office is continuing to investigate how the Justice Department and FBI handled sensitive investigations leading up to the 2016 presidential election -- including the probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server -- and a more global report is expected this spring. That closely watched report, which Trump has derided as "already late," could prove devastating for former and current top officials at the Justice Department and FBI depending on the findings, as the President has sought to weave a narrative of biased "deep state" holdovers from the Obama administration determined to undermine his presidency.
 
While former FBI officials say a lack of candor is a death knell for an agent's career, Sessions' decision to fire McCabe presented unique political complications.
 
Trump often used McCabe as a political punching bag on the campaign trail given his wife's purported past ties to Clinton -- going so far as heckling Sessions over the summer for failing to fire McCabe -- despite the fact that Trump had interviewed McCabe just weeks prior about serving as FBI director after he ousted James Comey. In December, Trump made a cryptic reference to McCabe's approaching retirement, tweeting: "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits. 90 days to go?!!!"
 
The full implications of McCabe's firing on his pension remain to be seen, but he could potentially stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. Retirement benefits for federal employees are based on several variables in employment history, but McCabe's salary is not public and the FBI declined to release it to CNN.
 

"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in Washington DC, January 21, 2017.
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