90 Miles From Tyranny : Jordan and Meadows Say FBI Report Found McCabe Lied Four Times

Friday, March 30, 2018

Jordan and Meadows Say FBI Report Found McCabe Lied Four Times

Two GOP lawmakers obtained Justice Department's internal review recommending the former deputy director's firing

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said Thursday on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” that the internal Department of Justice report recommending that Andrew McCabe be fired said the former FBI deputy director lied four times about making unauthorized media disclosures.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe just before his retirement was set to kick in, earlier in March, upon the recommendation of the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). Jordan and House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) reviewed the materials that said the OPR found that McCabe lied four times.

“We do know about Andrew McCabe, that he didn’t lie just once. He lied four times,” Jordan said. “He lied to [former FBI Director] James Comey, he lied to the Office of Professional Responsibility, and he lied twice under oath to the inspector general.”

“It wasn’t once, it wasn’t twice — it wasn’t even three times. Four times he lied about leaking information to The Wall Street Journal about the FBI,” Jordan added.

Meadows noted that the report’s findings aren’t “about politics” at all, even though Democratic lawmakers and media members often portray GOP lawmakers’ concerns about the Justice Department’s and FBI’s integrity as such.

“Everyone is saying, ‘Oh, this is political in nature.’ But when you read the report, you see that it’s not political because under oath, and certainly with the investigation, it was a...

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