McCabe was planning to step down sometime in 2018, but why now?

Earlier today, it was reported that FBI Director Wray viewed a controversial memo on Obama administration spying

Or maybe this has something to do with his sudden departure:

Comey, Rosenstein, McCabe All Named In FISA Memo, First Leak Reveals

Via Fox News.

Top FBI official Andrew McCabe has been “removed” from his post as deputy director, Fox News is told, leaving the bureau after months of conflict-of-interest complaints from Republicans including President Trump.

A source confirmed to Fox News that McCabe is taking “terminal leave” – effectively taking vacation until he reaches his planned retirement in a matter of weeks. As such, he will not be reporting to work at the FBI anymore….

McCabe has long been a controversial figure at the bureau.

Republicans have questioned McCabe’s ties to the Democratic Party, considering his wife ran as a Democrat for a Virginia Senate seat in 2015 and got financial help from a group tied to Clinton family ally Terry McAuliffe….

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  1. kwilder says:

    #DrainTheSwamp 😉

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