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Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Opened Obstruction of Justice Case Against Trump After Comey's Firing
Written by <a href="index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userProfile&user=43640"><span class="small">Catherine Garcia, The Week</span></a>   
Friday, 07 December 2018 09:20

Garcia writes: "After President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May 2017 but before the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe opened an obstruction of justice investigation, two people with knowledge of the matter told CNN on Thursday."

Former acting attorney general Andrew McCabe. (photo: Getty)
Former acting attorney general Andrew McCabe. (photo: Getty)


Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Opened Obstruction of Justice Case Against Trump After Comey's Firing

By Catherine Garcia, The Week

07 December 18

 

fter President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May 2017 but before the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe opened an obstruction of justice investigation, two people with knowledge of the matter told CNN on Thursday.

McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein were both concerned about President Trump's behavior, CNN reports, and they discussed several different ways they could rein him in, including having Rosenstein wear a wire while meeting with him (when The New York Times first reported this detail in September, Rosenstein denied it). CNN says the FBI had been considering launching the investigation even before Comey was fired, because of Trump asking Comey during an Oval Office meeting to end the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

A Department of Justice official told CNN Rosenstein never attempted to curtail Trump, but others with knowledge of the matter said Rosenstein and several top FBI officials did worry about Trump's behavior. For more on the chaotic days after Comey's firing, visit CNN.

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-34 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-12-07 10:21
Yup. This is the insurance policy that Strzok wrote about after the meeting "in Andy's office." Here's the text;


Strzok to Page: "I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office — that there’s no way he gets elected — but I'm afraid we can’t take that risk. It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you're 40."



These FBI and DOJ regime change conspirators are going to get their time in the barrel. It is not the job of rogue FBI or DOJ to undo the results of an election they don't like.

It is not a coincidence that the first "investigators" Mueller hired for his Probe were Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

The plot thickens.
 
 
-17 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-12-07 14:46
The phrasing of this article is just strange beyond all understanding. Take this --

"McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein were both concerned about President Trump's behavior, CNN reports, and they discussed several different ways they could rein him in"


Why would top executives in the FBI and DOJ be concerned about anyone's "behavior"? And what do they mean by "behavior." Is "behavior" a code word for crime? Not all "behaviors" are criminal; in fact, most are not. Why don't these people focus on real crimes; there are plenty of them out there. It seems as if these two nerdy power freaks are some kind of moral police or behavior police.

It was Rosenstein who wrote the memo recommending that Comey be fired. His memo was devastating for Comey and accused him of committing crimes in office. Rosenstein probably expected that his memo would remain classified, but Trump published it. So it is actually Rosenstein who is at the root of any obstruction of justice problem regarding Comey. But there could not have been obstruction of justice. Comey was caught red-handed breaking the law and he got fired for it.

McCabe and Rosenstein are such a weennies. I hope they are not worried about my behavior.