Leaker McCabe “Outraged” by DOJ Leaks About His Criminal Referral to US Attorney’s Office – Demands Investigation
You can’t make this stuff up.
Leaker McCabe is “outraged” by DOJ leaks about his criminal referral to the US Attorney’s office so his lawyer, Michael Bromwich requested an investigation into the source of the leaks.
As previously reported, in a letter sent to Chairman Grassley Monday, Andrew McCabe’s attorney Michael Bromwich requested the Senate Judiciary Committee grant the former FBI official immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony.
In a 3 page letter to Chairman Grassley, McCabe’s attorney Michael Bromwich ironically complains about leaks from the DOJ doing damage to his client.
On page 2 of Bromwich’s letter, the lawyer argues destructive leaks about McCabe’s criminal referral by the IG have done damage to the former FBI Deputy Director.
Bromwich then states McCabe’s legal team requested an investigation into the DOJ’s source of leaks.
Excerpt of page 2 Bromwich to Grassley:
He [McCabe] has a credible and compelling story to tell. However, as the result of a stream of
leaks from the Department of Justice, it is now well-known that the OIG has made a
criminal referral to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. As
you know, the grounds for such a referral is the very low standard of “reasonable
grounds to believe there has been a violation of Federal criminal law.” 5 U.S.C. App. 3
§ 4(d). Even so, and even though Mr. McCabe committed no crime, these leaks have
forced us to acknowledge the criminal referral. And, unfortunately, the stream of leaks
has continued: As recently as last Thursday, additional leaks led to the reporting of
specific investigative steps allegedly taken by the United States Attorney’s Office in
response to the referral. We are outraged by these leaks and last Friday requested an
investigation by the Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility into
the source(s) of the leaks.
You cannot make this stuff up.
Andrew McCabe is in hot water for authorizing media leaks then lying about it under oath.
The Inspector General released a scathing report on McCabe in mid-April accusing the former FBI official of lying under oath several times.
The IG then criminally referred Andrew McCabe to the US Attorney’s office.
McCabe has no self awareness whatsoever. Only he’s allowed to leak, but when the shoe is on the other foot he cries foul.