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The Meaning of Firing Andrew McCabe

Under such circumstances even our cowardly Attorney General Jeff Sessions had no choice but to fire McCabe. The only way to avoid a dismissal would be to overrule the Office of Professional Responsibility -- and it's difficult to see on what grounds. I do agree that the timing of the firing -- just hours away from being eligible for his full pension -- seems petty, but unless Alex can provide proof that Trump delayed the recommendation by the Office of Professional Responsibility, then it is just another baseless attack on the president. So why didn't the proverbial dog bark? Because if Alex had mentioned the two internal investigations he would have to admit that -- gasp -- McCabe earned his dismissal. He may even have to applaud Trump for introducing the concept of accountability to Washington - double gasp!

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