IG report defects ex-FBI officials McCabe for four separate times, Congressman says

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Rep. Jim Jordan: McCabe song four times.

The inspector General report led to the dismissal of former FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe fault him four separate times, a Republican Congress, said Congressman.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a member of the House Oversight Committee, made the revelation during a Thursday night interview on Fox News.

“It was not once, twice, even three times,” said Jordan on The “Ingraham angle.” “Four times he lied about leaking the information to the Wall Street Journal about the FBI.”

Department of Justice General inspector Michael Horowitz’s examination of the FBI’s and DOJ’s actions in connection with his inquiry about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private E-Mail server has not been released. But some lawmakers, such as Jordan, have received copies of the report.


Reps. Jim Jordan, and Mark Meadows: McCabe song four times

“He lied, James Comey. He lied to the office of Professional responsibility. And he lied twice under oath to the inspector general,” said Jordan.

Earlier this month, McCabe’s attorney, Jeff Sessions, was fired by the General government only a few hours before his planned retirement.

“It was not once, twice, three times. Four times he lied about leaking the information to the Wall Street Journal about the FBI.”

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio

Sessions said the DOJ inspector General had determined McCabe was honest in his assessment of the Clinton-E-Mail investigation and the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility, and recommended his firing. He also accused McCabe of leaking to the media.


The number of times that McCabe was accused of lying, was open to the public.

But McCabe has defended his actions.

“While these inquiries I answered the questions truthfully and as accurately as I could, in the midst of the chaos that surrounded me,” he said in a statement after his release. “And if I thought my answers were misunderstood, I contacted the investigator to correct them.”

On Thursday, a GoFundMe crowdfunding effort for his legal defense fund, argued in his career-long, excellent and spotless was “set up.” It raised more than $400,000 as of Friday afternoon.

“His reward was a termination notice, which was quite unfounded, in the midst of repeated ad-hominem attacks, reads the President of the United States,” it is.

McCabe was fired, just days before he would be entitled to a pension for life, the importance of which could advantages now in danger.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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