Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe had his benefits restored due to a settlement with the DOJ.
This comes after his corruption was exposed by an Inspector General report.
The Justice Department has agreed to restore full law enforcement benefits and provide some attorney fees for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was fired by the Trump administration only hours before his retirement three years ago.
The settlement will resolve a civil lawsuit filed by McCabe, who argued that his ouster was the result of a “years-long public vendetta” driven by the former president.
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz later examined McCabe’s conduct as part of a broader review of FBI activities in the election year of 2016. Horowitz concluded that McCabe “lacked candor” when he spoke with investigators about disclosures he authorized to The Wall Street Journal during the heated presidential race. Prosecutors brought the matter to a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., but McCabe was never charged with criminal wrongdoing.
Now, we have this.
Trump released a statement blasting this decision and the rest of the Deep State as well.
"Isn’t it terrible that all of Andrew McCabe’s benefits, pensions, salary, etc., were just fully reinstated by the Justice Department? This is yet another mockery to our Country. Among other things, McCabe’s wife received hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign… pic.twitter.com/E5pQ3tLCpd
— Liz Harrington (@realLizUSA) October 15, 2021
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