FAST FIVE: McCabe Slammed By FBI Coworker For Discussing Classified Briefing
Former FBI deputy general counsel Greg Bower slammed former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for revealing the details of a classified briefing during which the Gang of Eight was notified of an investigation into President Trump, reports the Daily Caller's Chuck Ross. “I've been a little surprised at how much he's saying about the ongoing investigation, about the Gang of Eight briefing he has described,” Bower told CNN on Wednesday, adding “He's clearly trying to sell a book, and he's on a book tour.” Fmr.
Counting votes or possible votes.” The New York Times first reported last year that McCabe alleged in memos that Rosenstein had talked about using the 25th Amendment to oust Trump – or wearing a wire to surreptitiously monitor the president – in the hectic days in May 2017 after Trump fired James B.
Comey as FBI director. At the time, Rosenstein disputed the reporting.
On Sunday morning, Graham said he would subpoena McCabe and Rosenstein “if that's what it takes” to get to the bottom of the 25th Amendment claim. [email protected] says he'll subpoena Fmr.
pic.twitter.com/r31XbVCPps – Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) February 17, 2019 The DOJ issued a statement last thursday rejecting McCabe's comments, while McCabe walked back some of the statements he made on “60 Minutes.” On Friday a spokeswoman for the former Deputy Director said: “Certain statements made by Mr McCabe, in interviews associated with the release of his book, have been taken out of context and misrepresented,” adding “To clarify, at no time did Mr McCabe participate in any extended discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment, nor is he aware of any such discussions.”.