Andrew McCabe Expected To Retire From FBI Early Next Year

President Trump is spending the holidays at what he calls the'Winter White House' his Mar-a Lago resort in Palm Beach Florida

The retweet came amid a series of morning tweets from the president who began by once again highlighting news of the impending departure of Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director Andrew McCabe. Mr. McCabe was deputy director when the F.B.I. opened the investigation in July 2016.

The 49-year-old CT native first came under fire from the President's associates last October after it was revealed that then-Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had donated $467,500 to his wife Jill McCabe's Democratic bid for the state's Senate.

Mr. McCabe's plan to retire at some point after he was eligible to retire was first reported by The Washington Post.

Trump cited as his source Fox News, but the only two FoxNews.com reports that refer prominently to Baker's reassignment attribute the information to the Washington Post.

Mr McCabe's wife, Jill, received $700,000 [£520,000] in donations from Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe's political action committee and the Virginia Democratic Party for a state Senate race in 2015.

Even though Jill McCabe lost the race and never ran again, the Justice Department followed up on those claims after Trump's election, announcing an investigation on January 12 into "allegations that the FBI Deputy Director should have been recused from participating in certain investigative matters".

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During an interview Sunday, King said McCabe should retire amid the alleged conflict of interest in relation to the FBI'S investigation of Hilary Clinton's private email server. "His only motivation is to support and defend the Constitution".

After Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, McCabe stepped in as his interim replacement, reportedly drawing renewed ire from the President, who still considered him a Clinton loyalist.

For this holiday, Donald Trump may be spreading anything but Christmas cheer for FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe.

It's unclear whether Trump was cheering McCabe to a faster retirement, concern trolling about whether he would earn a full pension, or simply threatening him. Russian Federation denies meddling in the election, and Trump has denied any collusion.

McCabe faced questions about that probe as well as the email issue when he testified earlier this week before three congressional committees.

Trump appointed Christopher Wray to replace McCabe this August. The decision comes after continual attacks from Republicans and President Trump over that past half year.

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