Posted by Curt on 16 April, 2018 at 7:56 pm. 4 comments already!


A very good overall review of the Office of Inspector General report into the conduct of former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is provided by Twitter writer NameRedacted7.

CTH is sharing the extensive review below with some minor editorial adjustments to expand on abbreviations and remove the ‘twitterism’ for clarity.  The full thread is HERE:

[Via NameRedacted7] I’m taking my time reading the McCabe report from [JusticeOIG] and so far I’m floored. This is a 30+ page report on misconduct by fired Deputy Director Andrew McCabe; I intend this thread to be a work in progress as I make my way through it & will supplement work done by others.

I’ve just finished retweeting [tracybeanz] thread from today, and [Nick_Falco] & [The_War_Economy] have extensive research on this as well.

From page 1-6, the [JusticeOIG] lays out exact verbiage & statements McCabe made to FBI Inspection Division whom the investigation of his conduct originated with. This is a crucial data-point to understanding these events.

Within the first six pages, it is detailed what McCabe told investigators at each date and time; and relevant data regarding phone calls with DOJ officials, his aide Special Counsel Lisa Page, Director Comey, and Deputy Asst Dir Peter Strzok. Dates are noted.

The Inspector General report first describes McCabes lack of Candor. This is the act of not telling the complete truth, leaving out details, deliberately lying about details, or hiding key facts.

Within the first six pages, it is explicitly clear that McCabe verbally ordered Lisa Page and Asst Director for Office Public Affairs, Mike Kortan, to seek out Wall Street Journal reporter Devlin Barrett, in attempt to shift the reporters narrative to one less damaging to McCabe PERSONALLY.

This follows Devlin Barrett’s Oct 23rd, 2016 WSJ article revealing McCabe’s wife received almost $700,000 from Terry McCauliffe for her senate run at a time McCabe was over seeing TWO Clinton investigations and Mcaulliffe was under FBI probe.

This led to great panic on the part of McCabe who within days ordered his DOJ assigned attorney Lisa Page and Public Affairs Officer Mike Kortan to meet with Barrett. They communicated with him several times about this ultimately revealing that DOJ wanted the Clinton Foundation case stopped.

McCabe took a call Aug 12th, 2016, from Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General [PADAG] at DOJ who was the point person for DOJ on that case. It was heated and McCabe allegedly (his words) asked point blank if DOJ was asking FBI to “kill a valid case.”

What happened next is Lisa Page and Mike Kortan, at McCabe’s order, leak this fact to Barrett who then publishes it on Oct 30th, 2016.

From pages 6-11 the IG report details the aftermath: the Justice Dept was fit to be tied. [tracybeanz] thread details this in depth. First McCabe lied and pointed suspicion both internally at FBI and at DOJ blaming Washington DC & New York City Field Offices. (WFO & NYFO).

This is a crucial. McCabe knowingly used his aide & FBI Public Affairs to leak unauthorized information to the WSJ to cover up his own conflicts of interest that may signal other more egregious felonies he has committed at the Bureau. [see (The_War_Economy) teeets about McCabe addresses.

Andrew McCabe goes so far as to tell the Asst. Director in Charge of the Washington Field Office (ADIC-WFO) to quote: ‘get your house in order’. He called him incompetent with full knowledge he was blaming the man for his own crime. Yes, it is a felony.

Circle back: McCabe has now accused Asst. Director in Charge of New York Field Office and Asst. Director in Charge of Washington Field Office of the leak he knowingly perpetrated to hide his own misdeeds. This triggers an FBI Inspection Division mole hunt that targets the entire Counter Intelligence division who had access to both Clinton cases: Email and Foundation.

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