Justice Department Declines to Charge McCabe

Headline Roundup February 14th, 2020

The Department of Justice has reportedly declined to charge former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe for lying to federal investigators. McCabe was let go in March 2018, just hours before he was set to retire. McCabe, a registered Republican and CNN contributor, has been at the end of criticisms from congressional GOP leaders and the president, who say his actions were evidence of political bias at the FBI.

Justice Department Declines to Charge McCabe

From the Center
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The Justice Department announced Friday that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe will not be charged following an allegation by the department's inspector general that he lied to investigators about a leak to the media.

In a letter to McCabe's attorneys, the department said that "based on the totality of the circumstances and all of the information known to the government at this time, we consider the matter closed."

The decision is not likely to sit well with President Trump.

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From the Left
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Washington (CNN) -- The Department of Justice is dropping its criminal investigation of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe without bringing charges, it announced on Friday.

McCabe's attorneys received a phone call and a letter from the US Attorney's Office in DC on Friday announcing the declination.
"We write to inform you that, after careful consideration, the Government has decided not to pursue criminal charges against your client, Andrew G. McCabe, arising from the referral" made by the Inspector General's office to investigate his behavior, the DC US Attorney's...

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From the Right
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The Justice Department said Friday it will not pursue criminal charges against former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, after a nearly two-year-long investigation into accusations brought by the agency's independent watchdog who found that he lacked "candor" when questioned about leaking to the media.

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In a letter to McCabe attorney Michael Bromwich obtained by Fox News, Justice Department attorney J.P. Cooney said the investigation is now “closed.”

“We write to inform you that, after...

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