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FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe from the Grill on Capitol Hill

Todd Piro reported to the FBI deputy director’s 7.5 hours of testimony.

President Trump took aim at the FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe-through a tweet on Saturday, referring to McCabe’s rumored departure from the Agency. He also referred to the removal of the FBI General Counsel James Baker from his position. The two Agency officials have recently become the target of Republican critics.

In several afternoon, a tweet, Trump drew attention to the recent news about the McCabe Agency is rumored to be leaving.

“FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock in the rest with full benefits,” Trump tweeted. Go to “90 days??!!!”

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock in the rest with full benefits. To go 90 days??!!!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 23, 2017

To be true to his tweet seemed to be in relation to a Saturday story published by The Washington Post, McCabe says plans for retirement in a few months after he was eligible for benefits.

Fox News confirmed that McCabe will retire in March, but it is not yet clear whether this is his plan.

The Republicans have long been in question, McCabe ‘ s relations to the Democratic party, in view of his wife, ran as a Democrat for a Virginia Senate seat in 2015.

How can FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe, the man in the shop, along with leakin’ James Comey, the Wrong state, Hillary Clinton, investigation (including 33,000 illegally deleted E-Mails) will be given $ 700,000 for the women’s campaign of the Clinton puppets, during the investigation?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 23, 2017

“How can the FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe, the man in the shop, along with leakin’ James Comey, the Wrong state, Hillary Clinton, investigation (including 33,000 illegally deleted E-Mails) will be given $ 700,000 for the women’s campaign of the Clinton puppets, during the investigation?” Trump asked.

Trump also commented on the news that the FBI is assigned to General Counsesl James Baker, the bureau, the top lawyer, to have a role in the FBI.

Wow, “FBI-attorney James Baker assigned,” according to @FoxNews.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 23, 2017

“Wow, “FBI-attorney James Baker assigned,” according to @FoxNews” Trump tweeted.

Fox News confirmed on Saturday that Baker, who served as the FBI’s general counsel, was removed from his position in the Agency, but was not fired and remains a Federal employee. There is no word yet on who will replace him.

The general counsel plays a big role in the FBI, and you read takes on each investigation to the Bureau.

Sources familiar with Baker’s movement, Fox News said that his re-assignment has more to do with the other leak investigations than it has to do with the investigation, the Russian influence in the elections of 2016.

The Washington Post first broke word of the story, had said earlier this week, Baker, has been relieved of his post and would be re-assigned to the office.

The newspaper reported that Baker “was caught in a strange place between the dispute led to a leakage of the probe and attracted the attention of the senior legislators,” but that the issue “had not played a part in Baker’s rezoning.”

COMEY DEFENDED ASSIGNED TO THE FBI-LAWYER

On Friday night, the website Politico in a story published say the house Republicans were interested in Baker’s contacts with a liberal reporter from mother Jones in the weeks before the election in 2016.

The former FBI Director, James Comey defended the Bureau is assigned to recently, top lawyer, and suggested that the move was political.

“Unfortunately, we are now at a point in our political life, when someone can be attacked for partisan gain,” Comey on Friday evening.

Comey, who was fired, who tweeted from trump at the beginning of this year: “James Baker, the reinforced down, as the FBI’s General Counsel, serves our country incredibly well for 25 years, and deserves better. He is what we all want to be our officials.”

Fox News’ Jake Gibson contributed to this report.

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

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