Previous FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview Tuesday that he believes it is possible that President Trump is a Russian property and thinks “that’s why we started our examination.”
McCabe has stated in the past that the FBI had an excellent reason to introduce a counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was dealing with Russia and was a possible national security hazard.
The previous official was asked on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” if he believes Trump may still be a Russian property. He said he’s “anxious” to see the conclusion of Unique Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Kellyanne Conway, the White Home therapist, told the network that McCabe’s remark is “hardly [worth] dignifying with an action.”
” He’s a liar and a leaker,” she said.
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McCabe was likewise asked if he believes Trump is fit to serve. He stated it was not up to him to make the determination.
On Sunday, McCabe informed CBS News’ “60 Minutes” that he met with private investigators after ex-FBI Director James Comey’s shooting.
” I was extremely worried that I had the ability to put the Russia case on absolutely strong ground, in an indelible fashion,” McCabe said. “That were I got rid of rapidly, or reassigned or fired, that the case might not be closed or vanish in the night without a trace.”
He included, “I wished to ensure that our case was on strong ground and if someone can be found in behind me and closed it and attempted to stroll away from it, they would not have the ability to do that without creating a record of why they made that choice.”
McCabe was fired from the Justice Department last year after being implicated of misleading detectives throughout an internal probe into a news media disclosure. Trump has actually knocked McCabe over Twitter, implicating the ex-official of outlining a coup with Deputy Attorney general of the United States Rod Rosenstein.