True Pundit reports a DOJ source revealed McCabe may have been promised a promotion to lead the FBI if Clinton won the 2016 presidential election.
The Inspector General, Michael Horowitz, is currently looking into McCabe’s communications when he was the deputy director at the FBI during the election.
The source alleges that there was at least some covert talk in McCabe’s communication to replace then-FBI Director James Comey if Clinton won the election.
The allegations from the source may not be corroborated until Horowitz releases his report in the coming months, but McCabe has a very long history with the Clintons.
A Clinton-backed group donated $1.25 million to Jill McCabe, Andrew’s wife, for her failed run in the Virginia state senate in 2015.
McCabe was also in charge of the FBI’s investigation into Clinton’s private email server.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe on Friday after the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility revealed his conduct at the bureau warranted his termination.
Investigators determined McCabe lied when asked if he authorized a leak to the Wall Street Journal in October 2016 about the Clinton email investigation.
McCabe allowed an ally at the FBI to water down the bureau’s investigation into Clinton, making it appear as if she wasn’t facing any charges.
But more importantly, if Clinton promised to force Comey out and promote McCabe to lead the FBI, that raises serious ethical and legal questions.
It also sheds light on McCabe’s motivations to authorize leaks to the media to protect the Clinton campaign and help her win the White House.
If McCabe abused his power to curtail the FBI investigation into Clinton because he assumed she would win, many would agree the IG report should fully expose this.