Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe defended himself after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired him from the agency on Friday, calling his dismissal an attempt to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.
“The idea that I was dishonest is just wrong. This is part of an effort to discredit me as a witness,” McCabe told The New York Times.
McCabe was set to retire on Sunday after working for the agency for more than 20 years, and his dismissal could put his pension at risk.
“It’s incredibly unfair to my reputation after a 21-year career,” McCabe told the Times.
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