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Thread by @seanmdav: "According to the just-released DOJ OIG report on Andrew McCabe, McCabe lied to the FBI director, lied to FBI agents under oath, and lied twi […]"

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According to the just-released DOJ OIG report on Andrew McCabe, McCabe lied to the FBI director, lied to FBI agents under oath, and lied twice to DOJ OIG investigators under oath. static01.nyt.com/files/2018/us/…
DOJ OIG also concluded that McCabe's leaks were designed not to help the FBI, DOJ, or U.S. law enforcement, but to "advance his personal interests."
The investigation of McCabe was started internally by FBI investigators, then referred to DOJ's OIG. The FBI was mad that the McCabe-directed leak, meant to save his own hide, confirmed that the Clinton Foundation was investigated by the FBI, something they didn't want public.
Though not mentioned by name in the report, previously published text messages make clear that FBI special counsel Lisa Page and counter-intel deputy assistant director Peter Strzok were intimately involved in McCabe's lengthy leak campaign.
Page even bragged to Strzok about how she threw DOJ leadership "under the bus" in her leaks to protect McCabe's personal reputation in the media.
An interesting footnote here about McCabe's conversations about the OIG investigation with James Baker, the FBI general counsel who was abruptly reassigned last December. Why was McCabe discussing an ongoing investigation with a witness?
It's not just Comey who threw McCabe under the bus. Baker, the FBI general counsel, also told the DOJ OIG that McCabe's leak was completely ill-advised.
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