DEEP STATE LEAK: McCabe Memo Suggests Rosenstein Helped Provide Trump With Cover Story For Comey Firing

Another day, another Deep State leak to the New York Times.

According to the New York Times, one of the memos McCabe penned last Spring reveals the former Deputy Director of the FBI feared Rosenstein helped provide Trump with a cover story for his Comey firing.

Yes, the same Rosenstein who authorized Mueller to hunt down President Trump and anyone and everyone connected to him.

The President of the United States has the authority to fire the FBI Director because he doesn’t like the color of his tie, but Mueller is investigating possible ‘obstruction of justice’ now because he has nothing on the junk Russia case.

The New York Times reported:

The former acting F.B.I. director, Andrew G. McCabe, wrote a confidential memo last spring recounting a conversation that offered significant behind-the-scenes details on the firing of Mr. McCabe’s predecessor, James B. Comey, according to several people familiar with the discussion.

Mr. Comey’s firing is a central focus of the special counsel’s investigation into whether President Trump tried to obstruct the investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia. Mr. McCabe has turned over his memo to the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III.

In the document, whose contents have not been previously reported, Mr. McCabe described a conversation at the Justice Department with the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, in the chaotic days last May after Mr. Comey’s abrupt firing. Mr. Rosenstein played a key role in the dismissal, writing a memo that rebuked Mr. Comey over his handling of an investigation into Hillary Clinton.

But in the meeting at the Justice Department, Mr. Rosenstein added a new detail: He said the president had originally asked him to reference Russia in his memo, the people familiar with the conversation said. Mr. Rosenstein did not elaborate on what Mr. Trump had wanted him to say.

To Mr. McCabe, that seemed like possible evidence that Mr. Comey’s firing was actually related to the F.B.I.’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, and that Mr. Rosenstein helped provide a cover story by writing about the Clinton investigation.

One person who was briefed on Mr. Rosenstein’s conversation with the president said Mr. Trump had simply wanted Mr. Rosenstein to mention that he was not personally under investigation in the Russia inquiry. Mr. Rosenstein said it was unnecessary and did not include such a reference. Mr. Trump ultimately said it himself when announcing the firing.

McCabe should not be taken seriously.

The corrupt former FBI official is not a reliable witness. He was just criminally referred to the Justice Department by the Inspector General for LYING UNDER OATH several times.

This McCabe memo just shows how paranoid the Obama holdovers became after Trump was elected. They are all throwing each other under the bus because they were all involved in covering up Hillary’s many crimes.


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