The DOJ is recommending criminal charges against former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, Fox News reported.
The New York Times and NBC News reported that McCabe appealed the decision, but that it was rejected by deputy attorney general Jeff Rosen.
The move paves the way for a criminal indictment of McCabe, who was fired from the FBI last year after an internal investigation found that he approved unauthorized disclosures to the media related to the bureau’s Hillary Clinton email probe.
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The Justice Department is moving forward with bringing criminal charges against former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, Fox News reported on Thursday.
McCabe subsequently appealed that decision to deputy attorney general Jeff Rosen, but Rosen rejected the plea, according to The New York Times and NBC News.
The news could pave the way for an indictment of McCabe, which could be coming within the next few days.
McCabe was fired in March 2018 after an investigation by the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) into his approval of unauthorized disclosures to the media in October 2016 related to …read more
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