McCabe: Rosenstein offer does not carry the line was “absolutely” a good idea

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Former FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe on Tuesday, he claimed clearly, the Deputy AG, Rod Rosenstein-proposal rejected, concerning the wearing of a wire in the White house, said it was “absolutely” a good idea.

To capture sit down with CNN ‘ s Anderson Cooper, McCabe, he had nothing to do with the leaks, the first published Rosenstein’s offer, his conversation with the President of Trump in the Wake of the dramatic may 2017 dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.

“At this moment, you thought it was a good idea?” Cooper asked.


“Absolutely not,” McCabe replied. “I felt that it was an incredibly invasive and potentially precedent-setting. I don’t think it was necessary at this point. I mean, if you think about it, is the reason why you would send someone in a concealed recording device to tape the comments and explanations that the capture of a subject of intent. We don’t need to do, in this case. We knew what the President intended. He made by his own public statements to Lester Holt in the infamous interview-it was a risky and very controversial position that I want to put up with the Agency.”


McCabe said the CNN anchor, he documented his interactions with Rosenstein, and he handed over his notes to investigators.

And, when asked if he thought Rosenstein said recused himself from the probe from the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections, after invoking the 25th Amendment, McCabe, that is a decision for Rosenstein was alone.

Later, he added that the country owes Rosenstein to see a “debt of gratitude” for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Müller in Russia-question.

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