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Trump's lawyer says McCabe firing is first step, calls for Mueller to be fired next

1 month ago   |   By Think Progress

In a statement sent to Daily Beast on Saturday morning, John Dowd, personal attorney for President Trump, reacted to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' firing of former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe by calling for the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller.
“I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous example of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and bring an end to alleged Russia Collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe's boss James Comey based upon a fraudulent and corrupt Dossier,” Dowd...
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'A political assassination': Former officials come out swinging in defense of Andrew McCabe after his firing

'A political assassination': Former officials come out swinging in defense of Andrew McCabe after his firing

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Current and former intelligence officials laid into President Donald Trump and his allies in the wake of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's firing late Friday night.
McCabe said in a statement that he was "singled out" and fired because of the events he witnessed after Trump fired FBI director James Comey last year.
One former FBI official said the firing was a "political assassination" on McCabe and "a savage broadside on the institution he served."
Another official, who currently serves in the FBI, said they were "shocked" and "not sure how to process" the news.
FBI deputy director...
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Jeff Sessions' stunningly dishonest rationale for firing Andrew McCabe

Jeff Sessions' stunningly dishonest rationale for firing Andrew McCabe

1 month ago   |   By Think Progress

In a Friday night statement announcing the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, Attorney General Jeff Sessions claimed that the 21-year veteran of the bureau “lacked candor − including under oath − on multiple occasions.”
“The FBI expects every employee to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, integrity and accountability,” Sessions said. “I have terminated the employment of Andrew McCabe effective immediately.”
That Sessions would cite an alleged lack of candor as a reason to fire McCabe just hours before the career FBI agent was to become eligible for his government...
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WATCH: Deputy FBI director fired just 2 days before his retirement

WATCH: Deputy FBI director fired just 2 days before his retirement

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Andrew McCabe was fired on Friday night, while former national security advisor Michael Flynn made his first public appearance since pleading guilty in the Russia probe.
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Sessions Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The attorney general has fired former FBI official Andrew McCabe only hours before he planned to retire with full benefits. Justice cited a "lack of candor," but McCabe says he's a scapegoat.
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Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

While the bill lacks support from GOP leaders in the House and Senate, it's intended to send a message to President Trump to avoid interfering with special counsel Robert... Read more ...

A federal judge just sided with Michael Cohen on the biggest issue in his...

A federal judge just sided with Michael Cohen on the biggest issue in his case - and added in another wild card

A federal judge on Thursday ruled on the most significant aspect of the case involving President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen. The judge opted to appoint... Read more ...

Multiple injuries reported after explosion rocks Wisconsin oil refinery

Multiple injuries reported after explosion rocks Wisconsin oil refinery

Multiple people were injured in an explosion at a Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, on Thursday. Fire officials said six people were taken to hospitals, but... Read more ...

'Isn't that leaking?': CNN's Anderson Cooper grills James Comey over release...

'Isn't that leaking?': CNN's Anderson Cooper grills James Comey over release of FBI memos

In a CNN town hall on Wednesday night, host Anderson Cooper grilled former FBI Director James Comey over his release of memos he wrote about his interactions with President... Read more ...

Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick to run the Veterans Affairs department...

Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick to run the Veterans Affairs department, withdraws his bid over mounting misconduct allegations

Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who President Donald Trump nominated to the Veterans Affairs agency, withdrew his name from consideration for the job on... Read more ...

North Korea and South Korea will meet in the 'truce village' of Panmunjom...

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On Friday, the leaders of North Korea and South Korea will meet for their highest-level talks in over a decade. They will met in Panmunjom, the site of the signing of the... Read more ...

Trump, Kanye Engage in Twitter Lovefest

Trump, Kanye Engage in Twitter Lovefest

Washington's newest bromance: Yeezus and The Donald. President Donald Trump is tweeting his thanks Wednesday to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent online support, the AP... Read more ...

Devastating new report alleges Trump's VA nominee drunkenly 'wrecked' a...

Devastating new report alleges Trump's VA nominee drunkenly 'wrecked' a government vehicle

New allegations of misconduct emerged Wednesday afternoon against Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician nominated to be the next secretary of Veterans... Read more ...

George H.W. Bush Out Of Intensive Care Unit After Blood Infection

George H.W. Bush Out Of Intensive Care Unit After Blood Infection

The 93-year-old is expected to remain in a regular hospital room for the next several days as he recovers. Read more ...

Despite Coziness With Trump, Macron Highlights Differences Between U.S. And...

Despite Coziness With Trump, Macron Highlights Differences Between U.S. And France

During his speech to Congress, The French President spoke of shared history but existing disagreements on Iran, the environment and trade. Read more ...