Andrew McCabe firing about misconduct, not pension

March 19, 2018, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement noting that the firing of former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe had nothing to do with him losing his pension:

“Andrew McCabe will not lose his pension unless and until he is convicted of a crime. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to fire McCabe was based solely on the recommendation of the Office of Professional Responsibility after reported misconduct by McCabe as an employee. It must be noted that the OPR is headed by someone appointed to the position by former Obama Attorney General Eric Holder in 2010. While some want to focus on whether McCabe will be able to collect his taxpayer-funded government pension, the real question is whether McCabe engaged in criminal acts while employed by the people. Our nation cannot stand if the intelligence services are turned against the electorate and are politicized as appears to have happened under McCabe’s watch.

“Obviously McCabe like all Americans should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. However, there is a growing body of evidence that the fired former Acting Director of the FBI may have played a central role in a plot to take down the duly elected President of the United States and overturn the result of the 2016 election.”

Attachments:

“The left is going crazy over the Andrew McCabe firing, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions got it exactly right,” By Rick Manning, March 17, 2018 at http://dailytorch.com/2018/03/the-left-is-going-crazy-over-the-andrew-mccabe-firing-but-attorney-general-jeff-sessions-got-it-exactly-right/

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