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McCabe Lawyer Claims Government Is Withholding Documents Related to Firing

McCabe has denied that he misled investigators, and his lawyers said he was cooperative and forthcoming in answering their questions

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    FBI Deputy Director Fired Two Days Before Retirement

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism.

    (Published Saturday, March 17, 2018)

    A lawyer for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department's inspector general and the FBI late Tuesday, claiming they are withholding documents related to McCabe's firing in March, NBC News reported.

    David Snyder said he has repeatedly tried to get copies of the rules and policies cited by Justice Department officials in recommending that Attorney General Jeff Sessions fire McCabe for misleading investigators looking into the leak of information about an aspect of the FBI's investigation of the Clinton Foundation.

    McCabe has denied that he misled investigators, and his lawyers said he was cooperative and forthcoming in answering their questions.

    McCabe abruptly resigned in January and Sessions fired him in March, 26 hours before he was due to retire. Federal prosecutors are now looking at whether McCabe should face criminal charges based on the report's conclusions that he lied.

    DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    [NATL] DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Nielsen said the issue has been growing for years, the product of loopholes that have created an open border.

    (Published 5 hours ago)