5 Takeaways From Senate Probe Of Andrew McCabe On The FBI’s Faulty Russia Investigation – By Madeline Osburn (The Federalist) / Nov 11 2020
Andrew McCabe admitted ‘unacceptable’ errors were made throughout the FBI’s investigation, yet he insisted that as second-in-command, he was wrongly fired.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was probed by lawmakers in the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday about his involvement in the FBI’s failed Russia collusion investigation. McCabe admitted “unacceptable” errors were made throughout the investigation, yet he insisted that as second-in-command, he was wrongly fired.
Here are five major takeaways:
1. Admitted He Should Not Have Signed Spy Warrant
McCabe admitted he would not have signed the FISA warrant application to spy on Trump campaign associate Carter Page had he known it contained fabrications and inaccuracies.
“If you knew then what you know now, would you have signed the warrant application in June 2017 against Carter Page?” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham asked.
“No, sir,” McCabe said.