Andrew McCabe

Acting director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Andrew McCabe: Acting director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Andrew George McCabe is an American attorney who served as the Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from February 2016 to January 2018. McCabe joined the FBI as a special agent in 1996 and served with the bureau's SWAT team. He became a supervisory special agent in 2003 and held management positions of increasing responsibility until he was elevated to Deputy Director of the FBI in February 2016. From May 9, 2017, to August 2, 2017, McCabe served as the Acting Director of the FBI following James Comey's dismissal by President Donald Trump.


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Coons says Trump's Syria withdrawal "has really unsettled our core allies"

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Open: This is Face the Nation, March 10

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Kennedy: McCabe "lucky" he hasn't been prosecuted

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House Judiciary Committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings

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Andrew McCabe Asks Justice Dept. Whether Grand Jury Rejected Charges

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US Federal Judge Clears Way for Charges Against Former Acting FBI Director McCabe

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Justice Dept. Rejects Andrew McCabe’s Bid to Avoid Charges

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DOJ may pursue charges against former FBI official Andrew McCabe

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Former FBI official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing, says he was ousted to satisfy Trump's 'unlawful whims'

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