Trump's firing of FBI head Comey triggered probe — Ex-FBI official

15 Февраля, 2019, 07:38 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Andrew McCabe

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe said in interview excerpts aired Thursday that he anxious that investigations into US President Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation and possible obstruction of justice would be shut down after Trump fired FBI director James Comey.

CBS's interview with McCabe is set to air on Sunday. "These were the eight days from [Fired FBI Director James] Comey's firing to the point that Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel".

That report also indicated McCabe took the remark seriously at the time.

McCabe also said Rosenstein suggested that sympathetic Cabinet members who might join their cause included Sessions and Kelly. "McCabe was totally controlled by Comey - McCabe is Comey!"

Trump said that McCabe "gave Hillary a pass".

"We were interviewing replacements at the F.B.I".

The details of the DoJ meetings were first revealed in a New York Times report in September. "... now what happens is, [Mueller] leaves the office". Rosenstein leaves the office. McCabe had confirmed Rosenstein had offered to wear a wire when meeting with Trump.

The 25th amendment allows the vice-president and the majority of the cabinet to strip the president's powers if they determine he is unable to discharge the duties of his office. The justice department denied the allegations in 2018 and issued another rebuttal in the February 14 statement.

McCabe was sacked by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions past year, just one day before he was set to retire.

Читайте также: Ireland says border infrastructure must be avoided, deal or no deal

"There is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment, nor was the [deputy attorney general] in a position to consider invoking the 25th Amendment", the statement said.

The investigation, Crossfire Hurricane, was tainted with bias and potential abuse of surveillance powers.

In the clip that aired on CBS, McCabe did not address specific evidence that led him to believe Trump should be investigated personally. He asked the team to say where they were on investigations that already were open into Trump campaign associates, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and asked whether they needed to open additional cases.

Pelley said McCabe took Rosenstein's offer seriously, and "he took it to the lawyers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss it".

"Disgraced FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe pretends to be a "poor little Angel" when in fact he was a big part of the Crooked Hillary Scandal & the Russia Hoax", Trump tweeted on Wednesday.

"I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russian Federation case on absolutely solid ground, in an indelible fashion".

In her 2015 campaign for Virginia's state Senate, McCabe's wife Jill had taken donations from Terry McAuliffe, a prominent Virginia Democrat "with long-standing ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton". The inspector general later issued a report about McCabe's repeated lies.

The Senate has also confirmed William Barr as Attorney-General. The backup plan mentioned in texts between then-FBI lead investigator Peter Strzok and his paramour, McCabe attorney Lisa Page, apparently was the dossier and the allegations of collusion they lead to impeachment.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2019 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

Conseillé:

  • Diet drinks increase risk of stroke

    Diet drinks increase risk of stroke

    The American Heart Association has echoed this advice for children, saying that kids should opt for water instead of diet drinks. Taking into account consumption trends in Canada, the findings should also give us pause.
    Mine flood kills 23 Zimbabwe gold miners

    Mine flood kills 23 Zimbabwe gold miners

    At least 23 illegal gold miners are feared dead after being trapped in shafts at two mines in Battlefields, Kadoma following heavy rains that led to the collapse of a dam wall last night.
    Un reboot est inévitable selon Daniel Radcliffe — Harry Potter

    Un reboot est inévitable selon Daniel Radcliffe — Harry Potter

    Désormais, il ne reste plus qu'à savoir si l'idée d'une série autour de l'univers magique intéresserait sa créatrice, J.K. Alors que la tendance est aux reboots et aux remakes, une série sur la saga Harry Potter ne serait pas si étonnante.
  • Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

    Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

    Facing mounting pressure from the American political establishment, Omar was eventually forced to apologize . That's the second anti-Semitic trope you've tweeted ", she added .
    Amazon ditches NY  headquarters

    Amazon ditches NY headquarters

    Gianaris said in a statement that it's time to start "a national dialogue about the perils of these types of corporate subsidies". Pritzker said he contacted the company about reconsidering Chicago, which was one of 17 finalists on Amazon's short list.
    Watch the 'Anthem' prequel from the director of 'District 9'

    Watch the 'Anthem' prequel from the director of 'District 9'

    Freelancers-the Javelin-wearing characters that players take control of in the game-are shown to have discovered a mysterious woman in the jungles.
  • Prosecutors Reportedly Seeking to Indict R. Kelly Over Newly Revealed Tape

    Prosecutors Reportedly Seeking to Indict R. Kelly Over Newly Revealed Tape

    A representative for the prosecutor's office told HuffPost that they can not confirm or deny an investigation. Kelly matter since April, including the discovery of new critical video evidence establishing his guilt".
    Taliban to hold next round of talks with USA  in Islamabad

    Taliban to hold next round of talks with USA in Islamabad

    US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad is again on a crucial tour to broker the peace talks. US officials have said President Donald Trump wants to withdraw about half of the 14,000 USA troops in Afghanistan.
    OR  parting ways with Jim Leavitt

    OR parting ways with Jim Leavitt

    When Willie Taggart abruptly left OR for Florida State in December 2017, that opportunity seemed closer than ever for Leavitt. With the departure of Jim Leavitt, the Oregon Ducks are expected to promote from within to fill the position.
  • Molson Coors' Shares Fall on Accounting Errors, Lower Sales

    WARNING: This piece of content was originally published by Fairfield Current and is the sole property of of Fairfield Current. The company's average trading volume now stands at 1.79M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 3.90 days.
    Here's Your First Look At The Honda 'Urban EV' Interior

    Here's Your First Look At The Honda 'Urban EV' Interior

    A closer look at wheel shows that it will have infotainment controls on the left side and cruise control functions on the right. However, the Urban EV is part of Honda's electric auto offensive, and it's being developed with an electric powertrain in mind.
    Miley Cyrus' NSFW Valentine's Day Tweet To Liam Hemsworth Is So Extra

    Miley Cyrus' NSFW Valentine's Day Tweet To Liam Hemsworth Is So Extra

    Another trio of pics featured Cyrus posing in her cream dress and striking a pose with her wedding bouquet. Next to an image of her looking at her wedding cake, it read, 'L❤️VE YOU Valentine'.


Populaire

Amazon's Acquisition of Eero Solidifies Move to Smart Home Concept
Users can add a so-called beacon for another room for an additional $149 or can buy both combined for $299. Eero devices cost United States dollars 199 and covers up to 1,500 square feet.

Lakers Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Not L.A.'s Preferred Choice?
So, now it comes down to figuring out what's next for the Lakers, Anthony and Morris, because the situations may all be connected. The link which has pointed Carmelo Anthony to the Los Angeles Lakers began even before the veteran forward was waived.

12 soldiers killed in auto bomb in Indian-controlled Kashmir
The entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of the fearless martyrs and may the injured recover quickly. Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba is said to be rushing to Srinagar for a high-level security meeting on Friday, reported IANS.

EPA unveils plan for non-stick chemicals, but it disappoints clean water proponents
Thousands of distinct PFAS chemicals, which resist heat and repel grease, water and oil, have been in production since the 1940s. Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler was expected to announce the plan during a briefing Thursday in Philadelphia.

Long-haul New Zealand-China flight forced back mid-flight
Jacinda Ardern has hit back at talk of a relationship breakdown between New Zealand and China after an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Shanghai was turned back.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B)
Analyst established EPS growth expected to grow of 68.60% for this year and EPS growth for next year is likely to attain at 4.40%. The insider ownership for the shares of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) is ticked at 0.5%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Je suis une célébrité, sortez-moi de là : une ex-chroniqueuse de Cyril Hanouna et TPMP au casting sur TF1
Annoncé pour sept primes dans les prochaines semaines sur TF1, Je suis une célébrité, sortez-moi de là sera animé par Laurence Boccolini et Christophe Dechavanne .

Trois faux policiers tentent de braquer un membre de la BAC
Un homme sort alors de la BMW et dégaine une arme en criant: " La BAC, c'est moi! ". Les faux policiers comme le vrai étaient loin de s'imaginer un tel scénario.

BOURSE-Wall Street finit en hausse, espoirs sur le commerce
Les investisseurs ont salué l'accord conclu au Congrès pour éviter une nouvelle paralysie des administrations fédérales. Le Nasdaq Composite a avancé de son côté de 104,77 points (1,43%) à 7.412,67.

Tottenham 3 Borussia Dortmund 0: Spurs earn commanding first-leg lead
The second half was very, very good. "The first half was hard ". That's why we need to be careful", Son said. We dropped a bit and lost focus.

Tendances