"They acted as if they were out to get Trump", said Graham, explaining that such probes are usually initiated to protect a target or campaign from foreign interference.
Mr Trump has tweeted, saying any such discussions were "illegal and treasonous". But anyway, that night in the Oval Office what I was hearing from the president was, not reality.
After all, nothing has yet come of the Office of Inspector General's scathing report on McCabe's conduct and the findings that on three separate occasions McCabe "lacked candor" when questioned under oath.
Andrew McCabe, who became acting director after Comey was sacked, asked investigators to develop a plan to ensure evidence would be protected, said the person, who was not authorized to talk about those discussions publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press. He said, 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go.
Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges he lied to Congress, engaged in witness tampering and obstructed a congressional investigation into possible co-ordination between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
McCabe didn't give further details, but said he was "about" to file the lawsuit and said he believes he was "fired because I opened a case against the President of the United States".
Financial Times: British intelligence says Huawei risk manageable
A foreign ministry spokesman said Monday that Beijing would not use its companies to gather information about foreign companies. The advice suggests the United Kingdom may be reticent to follow other nations in banning Huawei from supplying 5G technology.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has vowed to launch an investigation into whether officials at the Justice Department and the FBI were plotting a "bureaucratic coup" to oust President Trump.
No, the worst thing was Trump attacking McCabe because he cleared Hillary after Democrat fixer and former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gave almost $700,000 to McCabe's wife's campaign for the Virginia State Senate.
Behar said, "Like the president". "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes & misdemeanors, ' " former CIA Director John Brennan had tweeted soon after, adding, "It was nothing short of treasonous".
The simple fact remains, though, that while Comey privately assured the president that he was not under investigation, the former FBI director allowed the public to wrongly believe the Russian Federation collusion investigation was also targeting Trump.
"I never called his wife a loser to him (another McCabe made up lie)!"
'It is understandable. He was under an enormous amount of stress at the time.
While McCabe probably enjoyed his 15 minutes of revenge, more importantly, the former deputy director needed to get out in front of any potential criminal charges that might be forthcoming under recently-confirmed Attorney General William Barr.
McCabe was sacked from the Federal Bureau of Investigation by then Attorney General Jeff Sessions.