The McCabe Report that the Inspector General has produced may have been the signal for interested parties to begin playing Devil Catch the Hindmost. You can already see that a rift has developed between former Director of the FBI, James Comey, and his Deputy Director, Andrew McCabe. Will the Inspector General’s report inspire some of the subjects of that report to begin striking deals to cover their butts? You can read here how McCabe is already putting himself in position to play a good game of CTA. Read more now.
As Written and Reported By Charles Lipson for Real Clear Politics:
The news reports have all focused on the FBI’s second-in-command leaking information to the Wall Street Journal – or authorizing subordinates to do so — and then lying to investigators about it. This is big news, provided that account is borne out by a subsequent criminal indictment and successful prosecution.
The news will be even bigger if Andrew McCabe pursues a scorched-earth policy against his FBI superior, James Comey, who started the investigation of his deputy. Even a prosecutor fresh out of law school ought to be able to flip McCabe, who is facing serious jail time and thinks he has been betrayed. Such men are dangerous.
McCabe’s testimony is the best way to learn why the FBI and Department of Justice seemingly mishandled everything related to Hillary Clinton and how the intelligence agencies routinely funneled classified material on Donald Trump to friendly news agencies. If there was a high-level conspiracy to obstruct justice in the Clinton investigation or to use the so-called “Deep State” to smear Trump, McCabe would know a lot about it.
He could also respond to the stunning allegation recently leveled by Rep. Devin Nunes, the California Republican who chairs the…..
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