With all the supposed FBI bias involved in investigations against President Donald Trump, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe may be on the verge of getting ousted. As far as Senator Chuck Grassley is concerned, he can get out now.
The actions of FBI Agent Peter Strzok in texting derogatory remarks about the President is one mark against him. Another factor is that McCabe’s wife ran for office and was funded by a friend of Hillary’s and this was not disclosed. The whole thing has a bad smell to it.
As Written and Reported By Ed Morrissey for Hot Air:
To quote Glenn Frey, the heat is on. Senate Judiciary chair Chuck Grassley spiked the temperature yesterday by demanding the dismissal of Deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe, a central figure in several recent controversies, on the eve of his appearance before a House committee. His statement yesterday puts more pressure on FBI director Christopher Wray — and perhaps even more on Donald Trump:
The Senate Judiciary chairman said Monday he wants Andrew McCabe removed as deputy director of the FBI, a day before he is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence Committee in its Russia investigation.
“He oughta be replaced. And I’ve said that before and I’ve said it to people who can do it,” panel Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, told reporters.
Grassley has questioned whether McCabe has a conflict of interest and is biased against President Donald Trump. McCabe’s wife in 2015 ran for a state Senate seat in Virginia, backed in part with money from associates of Hillary Clinton, Trump’s opponent in last year’s presidential election.
Until yesterday, Republicans on Capitol Hill had sent the same message with only slightly more subtlety. Last week, House Oversight chair Trey ……..
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