Disgraced FBI Official Says There Are ‘Nauseating Similarities’ Between Biden’s Classified Docs And Hillary’s Emails

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents is a new report on former FBI Director James Comey’s handling of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails. He said there were “sickening similarities” to the remarks.

Mr. Ha report In an announcement released Thursday that found Biden had intentionally kept classified documents, Xu described the president as a “sympathetic, well-meaning, older man with a poor memory.” , declined to prosecute, citing the fact that Biden had reportedly forgotten about his son’s death. Beau Biden and more details. Mr. McCabe, who served as FBI deputy director during the investigation into Mr. Clinton, criticized Ms. Hur for including details in the report. (Related article: ‘The disconnect may be a bit obvious’: Turley suggests Biden’s legal defense could derail re-election campaign)

“There are some sickening similarities between the situation on July 5, 2016 and what we saw in yesterday’s news reports,” McCabe told CNN host Caitlan Collins.


“The rules governing this act and the appointment of special prosecutors require the special prosecutor to submit a report to the attorney general at the end of the investigation, including a report explaining what they found and why they are pursuing charges. You have to explain whether you’re going to do it or not,” Mr. McCabe later told Mr. Collins, a former Daily Caller reporter. “Let me be clear: Mr. Robert Herr’s report ticks these boxes. It explains in detail what he found and, of course, why he will not pursue charges. .”

McCabe said Hur did not indict Biden after Special Counsel Jack Smith secured a grand jury indictment on 37 charges, including violations of the Espionage Act, which was unsealed on June 9. He claimed that he was trying to avoid criticism.

“This is a conclusion that a very high-profile investigator is trying to sort of level the scales with, knowing that it probably won’t be accepted or accepted by a lot of people. “It felt like another example of a situation in which a person’s actions were being carried out,” McCabe told Collins. . “In other words, it felt to me like he was playing to a certain kind of audience that might be unhappy with his decision not to press charges. .”

McCabe also accused former FBI agent James Comey of holding a press conference during the 2016 presidential campaign investigating an email server installed at the Chappaqua home where Clinton lost to Donald Trump. criticized the chief.

“I think where we erred so far over the line was with Jim’s rhetoric, obviously criticizing Hillary Clinton, but certainly not recommending her prosecution,” McCabe said. Told. “The use of these terms very likely violates the Department of Justice’s policy not to speak ill of someone you say you will not prosecute.”

McCabe was fired as FBI deputy director in 2018 following an inspector general report that found he lied about leaks to the media, but his firing was reversed in 2021 following a legal settlement.

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