Thursday, March 22, 2018

That Would Explain It

Andrew McCabe, newly-fired deputy director at the FBI, had opened an investigation into Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III and his less-than-truthful testimony before Congress about his contacts with Russians.

Democratic lawmakers have repeatedly accused Sessions of misleading them in congressional testimony and called on federal authorities to investigate, but McCabe’s previously-unreported decision to actually put the attorney general in the crosshairs of an FBI probe was an exceptional move.

One source told ABC News that Sessions was not aware of the investigation when he decided to fire McCabe last Friday less than 48 hours before McCabe, a former FBI deputy director, was due to retire from government and obtain a full pension, but an attorney representing Sessions declined to confirm that.

Of course he knew and of course he fired him.

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