Former President Donald Trump blasted the Department of Justice for giving fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe back his pension and benefits despite being let go by then Attorney General Jeff Sessions hours before McCabe’s scheduled 2018 retirement.
”Isn’t it terrible that all of Andrew McCabe’s benefits, pensions, salary, etc., were just fully reinstated by the Justice Department? This is yet another mockery to our Country,” Trump said in a statement Friday. ”Among other things, McCabe’s wife received hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from Hillary Clinton and the Democrats while Crooked Hillary was under investigation, which was quickly dropped, of course.”
According to The Washington Post, McCabe and the DOJ settled his lawsuit claiming that his dismissal in March 2018 was politically motivated because he would not give his allegiance to Trump while supervising the bureau’s investigation into Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election.
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