US Attorney General Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

  • FBI’s Deputy Director Andrew McCabe (who was frequently accused of political bias by President Donald Trump) was fired by the US Attorney General Jeff Sessions after an investigation revealed that he “made an unauthorised disclosure to the news media”. Jeff Sessions reportedly said the decision was taken after an “extensive and fair investigation”. In a tweet, the US President Donald Trump welcomed the decision of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. McCabe was sacked two days prior to his birthday and his retirement with pension rights. He was reportedly involved in the FBI investigations into Hillary Clinton’s email use and alleged Russian meddling in the US Presidential campaign of 2016.