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Andy McCabe Caught Lying?

Jeff Katz
January 04, 2020 - 10:45 am

Documents have emerged showing that former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe lied to the FBI about a leak authorized by him leading up to the 2016 election.

According to Breitbart News, the documents - released via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from leftist group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) - reveal that McCabe originally told investigators in May 2017 he did not authorize a leak to the Wall Street Journal in 2016 that the FBI had opened an investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.

In an August 2017 interview with FBI officials, however, McCabe admitted he had indeed authorized the leak