You are here

US Attorney General Sessions fires former FBI No 2 McCabe

FILES-US-POLITICS-FBI-MCCABE-023145.jpg
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe, the FBI's former No 2 official who was deeply involved in the agency's investigations of Hillary Clinton and Russia's role in the 2016 US election and was repeatedly criticised by President Donald Trump, he said on Friday.

[WASHINGTON] US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe, the FBI's former No 2 official who was deeply involved in the agency's investigations of Hillary Clinton and Russia's role in the 2016 US election and was repeatedly criticised by President Donald Trump, he said on Friday.

"Based on the report of the Inspector General, the findings of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility, and the recommendation of the Department's senior career official, I have terminated the employment of Andrew McCabe effective immediately," said Mr Sessions.

REUTERS

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

Powered by GET.comGetCom