The United States Attorney’s Office in Washington D.C. recently received a “criminal referral” for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, filed by the Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General.
According to the CNN report, Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz published a report last week that McCabe “lacked candor” in four separate occasions.
McCabe was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions back in March, to which the former FBI deputy director stated:
This attack on my credibility is one part of a larger effort not just to slander me personally, but to taint the FBI, law enforcement, and intelligence professionals more generally. It is part of this Administration’s ongoing war on the FBI and the efforts of the Special Counsel investigation, which continue to this day. Their persistence in this campaign only highlights the importance of the Special Counsel’s work.
In Horowitz’s report, it was revealed McCabe had no authorization to disclose that the FBI’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation even existed because it wasn’t a “public interest,” according to the Justice Department’s requirements, and he allegedly leaked the information in order to “advance his personal interests.”