.@FoxNews-FBI’s Andrew McCabe, “in addition to his wife getting all of this money from M (Clinton Puppet), he was using, allegedly, his FBI Official Email Account to promote her campaign. You obviously cannot do this. These were the people who were investigating Hillary Clinton.”
The president’s Christmas Eve tweets hint at a political purge — pushing out career government officials whose personal politics don’t match up with his own. “You obviously cannot do this,” he tweets.
The presidential rant comes just a day after reports emerged that former acting director McCabe will retire from his post at the FBI.
Marc Short, White House director of legislative affairs, defended the president’s statements on Fox News Sunday. “The president believes the American people have a right to know as to what happened in that investigation.” He explains the conspiracy theory about campaign donations from the Clintons to McCabe’s wife, which has been debunked, as a way to claim that the current Russia investigation is politically motivated.
Comey also announced “new” emails 11 days before elex.
— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) December 24, 2017
McCabe reportedly knocked down that reasoning this week in Congressional testimony, telling the House Intelligence Committee that Comey described to McCabe his conversations with Trump, which confirmed that Trump fired Comey to stifle the Russia investigation.