In an interview for CBS "Scott Pelli" for "60 minutes," McCabe said Trump has talked "humiliatingly" to the investigation of Russia for weeks, which they see as an attempt to "publicly undermine the investigation." He said the authorities were concerned about the President's "own words".
- Trump publishes comments linking his shooting with Hammy to Russia's NBC investigation.
- Trump met in the Oval Office with Russian officials, where Tramp claimed that Comy's launch was free of "great pressure."
Rosenstein was on board with the discovery of Trump's investigations, says McCeeb of Pellie, "absolutely."
"It was an extreme, and the other extreme is that the president is completely innocent and we have also discussed it," Baker said to the investigators at home last year ̵
Even after the investigation began, McCabe said the president continued to praise Russia, and describes a case where Trump said he trusts in blush President Vladimir Putin in apparent contradiction with US intelligence, McCabe told CBS that Trump did not believe North Korea had carried out a missile test because Putin had told him that the fraudsters' regime had no ability or missiles to perform missile tests that could hit the United States. McCabe said Trump had said this during a White House intelligence briefing, a FBI officer who attended the briefing, told McCabe. to which the president replied, "I do not care, I trust Putin," McCabe said.
McCabe said that when he heard that the president had said that, he thought it was "just an amazing thing to say. Spending this time and effort and energy and doing all in the intelligence community to produce products that will help in making decisions. – and the decision-makers – the President of the United States – to make political decisions and face absolute mistrust in these efforts and unwillingness to learn the true state of the things they have to deal with. Every day was just shocking. "
When asked earlier in the week to comment on Trump's comments in North Korea, the White House did not respond
Press secretary Sarah Sanders has ever brought McKeeb's book into a prepared statement , saying: "Andrew McCabe has been fired by total FBI disgrace because he's out lied investigators on several occasions, including an oath.
"His actions are so shameful," Sanders continues, "that he was targeted at federal prosecutors." Andrew McCabe did not trust and was ashamed of the FBI men and women and our great country. "
McCabe was fired from the then- Chief Prosecutor Jeff Sesans in March after a general inspector's report that concluded he had misled the investigators for his role in directing other FBI officials to talk to The Wall Street Journal about his involvement in a public investigation of corruption at the Clinton Foundation.
"There is absolutely no reason for anyone and certainly not for me to misrepresent what happened, so no, I have never deliberately misled the people I have spoken to myself, I am not, I have no reason to do it McCabe on Sunday said "60 minutes."
The Controlling Authority of the Justice Department forwarded its findings to McCabe to the US Attorney in Washington for possible criminal charges, the case remains under investigation
Kevin Bonn and CNN's Kate Sullivan contributed to this report e.