Onetime Deputy Director Andrew McCabe decries the move—which endangers his pension—and suggests it is part of the Trump administration's "war on the FBI."
American political forces, not Kremlin masterminds, are responsible for the ongoing damage to our democracy.
The publication of the GOP memo of the House intelligence committee and reports of other documents increasingly suggest not only a “Russiagate” without Russia but also something darker.
Surveys released last year show FBI employees consistently gave the former director high marks, while emails made public this week show FBI field officers using words like “profound sadness” in connection with his May 9 firing.
For all the hype, the Nunes memo was a legal dud that may cost the congressman from California.
The president declines to express confidence in Rod Rosenstein, but two White House sources say Trump is not planning to fire the deputy attorney general.
He charges that the disclosure "wrecked the House intel committee, destroyed trust with Intelligence Community, damaged relationship with FISA court, and inexcusably exposed classified investigation of an American citizen."
Last June, Donald Trump reportedly ordered White House counsel Don McGahn to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. If true, the order was illegal.
The longtime member of the bureau, a target of frequent criticism by President Trump, steps down ahead of his planned retirement this spring.