Like every disgraced Spygate figure, Andy McCabe has a book. And a media tour. He put in his contact lenses and he’s talking coup.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, speaking out in a new book and TV interview, detailed the central role he played in the bureau’s Russia probe and the eventual appointment of a special counsel — while reportedly describing Justice Department meetings where officials discussed ousting President Trump.
McCabe, who was fired from the bureau in March 2018 by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions after it was determined he lied to investigators about a leak, spoke to “60 Minutes” ahead of the release of his new book, “The Threat.” CBS News’ Scott Pelley revealed parts of the interview Thursday morning.
Guy under investigation for leaking does high profile media tour.
The entire Russia conspiracy theory came from the Clinton campaign. And McCabe, a Clinton ally, was using the Clinton conspiracy theory and opposition research to undermine her opponent.
The excerpts detail the eight days between the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. After Comey’s firing, McCabe was acting director of the FBI.
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