President Donald Trump has certainly not been afraid to speak out against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but a former aide to ex-FBI director James Comey said that what Trump hasn't said speaks volumes.
McCabe on Sunday during a bombshell interview with CBS's "60 Minutes" said he started the obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigations involving Trump and his ties to Russian Federation because he wanted to ensure the probe was on "solid ground" in case he was sacked.
"That's the important part here", McCabe replied, "no one objected".
Later in the interview, Meghan McCain asked McCabe whether he was ever a "leaker to the New York Times".
During the interview, McCabe insisted that his discussion with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about the 25th Amendment did not represent a potential "coup" against the Trump administration, as Sen. McCabe took over as Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation after Trump fired Comey.
He said he didn't know about the investigation, and he doesn't think the Gang of Eight - the leaders of two parties from the House and Senate, along with the leaders of each chamber's intelligence committee - knew about it either. Sources previously told CNN the decision to start the investigation included the President's conversation with Comey in the Oval Office asking him to drop the investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
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"To be fair, it was an unbelievably stressful time", Mr McCabe said.
"We can't lose sight of the fact that McCabe has also opened himself up to credibility issues by lying to the Inspector General", he said.
As his explosive memoir went on sale, McCabe declared that "we thought it might be possible" that Trump was directly working on behalf of Russian Federation during the early days of his administration.
McCabe responded, absolutely., A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment Sunday night. The inspector general referred its findings to the USA attorney for the District of Columbia past year for possible prosecution, and prosecutors reportedly have convened a grand juryon the matter. "I don't believe you're a reliable narrator". He added that Sessions' racism made it "a challenge to try to make sure the attorney general was getting the benefit of the intelligence we were presenting him".