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The Ministry of justice said on Friday it will not pursue criminal charges against the Ex-FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe, after a nearly two-year long investigation into charges brought by the Agency’s independent watchdog, found that he lacked the “openness”, when asked about leaking to the media.
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In a letter to McCabe’s lawyer, Michael Bromwich News, justice Department attorney J. P. Cooney received from Fox said the investigation is now “closed”.
“We write to inform you that after careful consideration, the government has decided not to pursue criminal charges against their customers, Andrew G. McCabe,” wrote Cooney.
The DOJ added: “Based on the totality of the circumstances and all of the information completed is known, to consider the government this time, we the matter.”
In a statement to Fox News, Bromwich and McCabe counsel David Schertler confirmed that they had received the information through a phone call from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Washington, DC you have said that the call was followed by the letter to inform you that “the criminal investigation of Andrew McCabe has been concluded.”
“This means that no charges be brought against him on the basis of the underlying facts in the Office of the Inspector General’ s April 2018 the report,” Bromwich and Schertler said. “Finally justice has been done in this matter.”
“We have told investigation, at the beginning of the criminal, you said almost two years ago that, if the facts and the law determines the result, no charges would be brought,”. “We are delighted that Andrew McCabe and his family go on with your life without this cloud hanging over them.”
McCabe, a CNN contributor, appeared on CNN shortly after the message broke up with his answer.
“It was a traumatic exit from the FBI that said certainly in the way that I did, and that’s hard to live,” McCabe. “The added insult and suspicion that comes with under the criminal investigation, only the whole experience a million times worse.”
McCabe said he is glad the DOJ is “finally decided to do the right thing”, but blew up the lengthy process.
“It is an absolute disgrace that it took two years, and my family through this experience for two years before they eventually moved, the logical conclusion could you have drawn it, the long, long time ago,” he said.
The announcement Friday comes at the end of a dramatic week at the Ministry of justice about the case of the former Trump associate Roger stone. The week prosecutors saw recommend a tough sentence for stone, only the leadership transferred to the Ministry of justice, the prosecutors, and call for a lesser sentence. The provoked retirements and resignations of several of the Prosecutor’s office about the case.
After the President expressed his Frustration about the case against the stone, via Twitter, state attorney General Bill Barr said in a television interview on Thursday that “it’s time to stop the tweeting about-the Ministry of justice in criminal proceedings.”
Trump, who has railed against McCabe and argued prosecutors were harder on its allies than the people on the other side of the political spectrum, is likely to decry the Ministry of justice, the decision in McCabe.
For the case against McCabe, the 2018, the inspector general’s report criticized the former Deputy Director for leaking information to then-Wall Street Journal reporter Devlin Barrett for a Oct. 30, 2016, the story with the title “FBI’s Internal feud Over Hillary Clinton-the probe.” The story, written only a few days before the presidential election, focused on the FBI announces the re-opening of the Clinton investigation after thousands of their E-Mails on a laptop belonging to married to former democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner, who was then Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
The journal is the account of the call said a senior justice Department official expressed displeasure McCabe, the FBI agents were still looking into the Clinton Foundation, and McCabe had defended the agent ‘ s authority on the topic of track.
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The leak confirms the existence of the probe, according to the report, the FBI Director James Comey had to do up to this point, the refused to.
The report said that McCabe “lacked sincerity” in a conversation with Comey when he said that he was not entitled to disclosure, and did not know who had done this. The IG also found that he lacked openness when questioned by FBI agents on several occasions since that conversation.
McCabe, the FBI served for 21 years. He was Deputy Director in may 2017, after President Trump Comey fired.
Then Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe in March 2018 after the inspector general found, he had repeatedly misstated his involvement in a loss to The magazine about a FBI investigation into the Clinton Foundation.
Throughout the investigation, McCabe any failure denied behavior and said the inspector general’s conclusions based on mischaracterizations and omissions, including information favorable to McCabe.
Fox News’ Brian Flood contributed to this report.