Justice Dept. Closes Case Against ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

The decision resolves a criminal investigation into whether McCabe lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news media disclosure.

  • Published 14 February 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether he lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news media disclosure, McCabe’s legal team said Friday. The decision resolves a criminal investigation that spanned more than a year and began with a referral from the Justice Department’s inspector general, which said McCabe repeatedly lied about having authorized a subordinate to share information with… Read at AP News