Trump Unleashes Pathetic Unhinged Rant After McCabe Report Released


Trump Unleashes Pathetic Unhinged Rant After McCabe Report Released

On Friday, the Inspector General released the DOJ’s justification for rushing to fire Andrew McCabe just says before he was slated to retire — a spiteful move on the part of the Trump administration intended to punish the former FBI Deputy Director for not playing ball. CNN reports:

In addition, the inspector general determined that McCabe was not authorized to disclose the existence of the investigation because it was not within the department’s “public interest” exception for disclosing ongoing investigations. The inspector general said that the disclosure to the Journal was made “in a manner designed to advance his personal interests at the expense of department leadership.”

The instances the inspector general cited were McCabe’s conversations with federal investigators and also with then-FBI Director James Comey in October 2016.

Naturally, Trump is very happy about this. In a celebratory tweet, The Donald said that McCabe “LIED! LIED! LIED!” and of course worked “No collusion” into his pathetic, desperate tweet:

“In written submissions to the OIG and DOJ, we demonstrated that the charges were unsupported by the evidence and that the OIG’s conclusions and the FBI-OPR proposal to terminate Mr. McCabe were unjustified,” McCabe’s attorney, Michael Bromwich in response to the report, adding that it  “utterly failed to support the decision to terminate Mr. McCabe.”

“The rushed decision to terminate Mr. McCabe was not only unfair to him and to his family; it has sent a profoundly troubling message to the DOJ and FBI workforce about the harshness and lack of proportionality of the disciplinary process,” Bromwich added. “That troubling message was reinforced, and made toxic, by the president’s celebratory tweet hours after Mr. McCabe’s termination.”

Naturally, Americans aren’t at all fooled by this obvious malicious act intended to discredit the people investigating Trump’s involvement with Russia:

In other news, Trump pardoned ex-Cheney aide Scooter Libby on Friday. Libby was convicted of obstruction of justice and perjury in 2007 — you know, because he “LIED! LIED! LIED!” about the leak of a CIA officer’s identity. Also on Friday, the FBI confirmed a criminal investigation into Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen.

The Trump presidency could be reasonably considered farcical if it wasn’t tearing our country apart.


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