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Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe has detailed memos of Trump talks

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Hours after his dismissal it emerged that fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe kept detailed memos of his interactions with Trump.
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The Latest: Trump: ‘Tremendous leaking, lying' by FBI, DOJ

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director :
1:55 p.m.
President Donald Trump says many people are finding out about “tremendous leaking, lying and corruption at the highest levels” of the FBI and the Justice and State Departments.
He provided no details in his tweet Saturday.
But his tweet comes a day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he had fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe following a recommendation from FBI disciplinary officials.
McCabe has long been a target of Trump's anger. His dismissal precedes the release of an...
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McCabe kept memos on Trump conversations

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Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director fired on Friday night, kept memos detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump, according to a source familiar with the matter. McCabe was terminated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions ahead of a forthcoming inspector general's report that has found he lacked candor when speaking with investigators about his disclosures to the media. But McCabe has connected his firing to what he describes as a broader campaign to discredit him given his likely cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian electoral meddling and...
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AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

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WASHINGTON - Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Trump and just fired fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos regarding Trump that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey detailing interactions with him, The Associated Press has learned. It was not immediately clear whether any of McCabe's memos have been turned over to special counsel Robert Mueller, whose criminal investigation is examining Trump campaign ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice, or been requested by Mueller.
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The Latest: AP learns McCabe kept memos regarding Trump

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director :
12:55 p.m.
Andrew McCabe - the former FBI deputy director just fired by the attorney general - kept personal memos regarding President Donald Trump.
That's according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation who wasn't authorized to discuss the memos publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
This person says the memos are similar to the ones maintained by former FBI Director James Comey, who Trump fired last May.
Comey's series of notes detailed interactions with Trump that Comey said...
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Trump calls McCabe ouster 'great day for Democracy'

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The firing and Trump's response early Saturday sparked outrage from Democrats and former members of the intelligence community.
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White House weighs rehiring fired Trump aide McEntee

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Senior White House officials are mulling bringing President Donald Trump's personal aide and body man John McEntee back into the administration just days after he was abruptly escorted out of the West Wing. White House chief of staff John Kelly told aides during a Friday morning senior staff meeting that there are tentative discussions about finding a role for McEntee in the administration, according to a person familiar with the meeting. The person added that Kelly and others in the West Wing believe McEntee has been unfairly maligned in the media. A second administration official and a...
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'Red alert time': Trump's personal attorney is now calling for Robert Mueller to be fired

'Red alert time': Trump's personal attorney is now calling for Robert Mueller to be fired

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President Donald Trump's personal defense lawyer, John Dowd, reportedly said it's time for the special counsel Robert Mueller to be fired.
Dowd initially said he was making the statement in his official capacity as Trump's attorney and representative.
He later walked back his comments in a major way, saying he was speaking in his own personal capacity and not as Trump's lawyer.
Experts say the statement indicates the Russia investigation could be "headed for a full-blown crisis."
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer thinks it's time Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein fire the...
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“A Great Day for Democracy,” Trump Tweets After Andrew McCabe's Firing

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With the firing of the ex-Deputy F.B.I. Director, the Justice Department inches closer to zeroing in on Robert Mueller-and perhaps ending the threat of the Russian collusion investigation.
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Trump lauds firing of ex-top FBI official as 'great day'

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WASHINGTON - In what President Donald Trump called "a great day for Democracy," Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director long scorned by Trump, two days before McCabe's scheduled retirement date, acting on the recommendation of bureau disciplinary officials. McCabe suggested the move was part of the Trump administration's "war on the FBI." Trump tweeted in praise of Sessions' announcement Friday night, asserting without elaboration that McCabe "knew all about the lies and corruption going on at the highest levels off the FBI!"
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