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December 20, 2017

Fox: Andrew McCabe Was a Friendly Witness for Democrats Yesterday, But His Answers to Republicans About the Dossier Contained Conflicts With Other Witness Statements As Well as Convenient Gaps In Memory

Republicans plan a new round of subpoenas to those in McCabe's conspiratorial circle to ferret out the truth.

While HPSCI staff would not confirm who will be summoned for testimony, all indications point to demoted DOJ official Bruce G. Ohr and FBI General Counsel James A. Baker, who accompanied McCabe, along with other lawyers, to Tuesday's HPSCI session.

The issuance of a subpoena against the Justice Department's top lawyer could provoke a new constitutional clash between the two branches, even worse than the months-long tug of war over documents and witnesses that has already led House Speaker Paul Ryan to accuse DOJ and FBI of "stonewalling" and HPSCI Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., to threaten contempt-of-Congress citations against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray.


"It's hard to know who’s telling us the truth," said one House investigator after McCabe’s questioning.

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Sources close to the investigation say that McCabe was a "friendly witness" to the Democrats in the room, who are said to have pressed the deputy director, without success, to help them build a case against President Trump for obstruction of justice in the Russia-collusion probe. "If he could have, he would have," said one participant in the questioning.

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The sources said that when asked when he learned that the dossier had been funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee, McCabe claimed he could not recall -- despite the reported existence of documents with McCabe's own signature on them establishing his knowledge of the dossier's financing and provenance.

The article says that, in being asked about the FBI's use of the dossier, McCabe said he stood by "its credibility," but I'm not sure if the "its" there refers to the dossier's credibility or the FBI's credibility.

He admitted the only part of it they'd confirmed was Carter Page's trip to Russia, but they couldn't even confirm what the meeting was about.

I'd love to see this m*****f**** go to jail for perjury.

I'd also enjoy seeing any further interviews with Trump aids consist only of the answer, "Much like Assistant Attorney General Andrew McCabe, I can't remember any of the key facts you're asking about."



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