House Committees to Question McCabe on Possible Bias Within FBI

December 21, 2017
OAN Newsroom

Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe will return to Capitol Hill to answer more questions concerning possible political bias within the bureau.

McCabe will be questioned by members of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees in a closed-door meeting Thursday.

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe sits with a folder marked “Secret” in front of him while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 11, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on major threats facing the U.S. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The anticipated interview comes after McCabe testified for eight hours on Tuesday about allegations of partisanship among agents assigned to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team.

However, McCabe will not be questioned about any findings related to the probe.

The House Judiciary Committee will issue new subpoenas following its closed-door interview with McCabe.

According to congressional sources, several unnamed DOJ and FBI officials will be called in to testify.

This report comes after House Oversight chairman Trey Gowdy sent a letter to the DOJ on Tuesday to request permission to interview FBI attorney Lisa Page.

House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., questions FBI Director Christopher Wray during a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Documents show Page exchanged hundreds of anti-Trump text messages with former Mueller investigator Peter Stzrok while he was overseeing both the Russia probe and Hillary Clinton’s email investigation.

Gowdy also requested permission to interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki.

  • AlexanderYpsilantis

    There are going to be MANY indictments for sedition and possibly treason in the new year. Top leaders in the FBI and DOJ colluded to unseat a sitting President. Utterly appalling!

    • Rufus Firefly

      It would be if it were true. It’s not.

  • DrMitoFit

    McCabe retirement just announced. I knew from his body language exiting the two testimonies that he got reamed for hours. He likes setting up insurance plans. Maybe he can be an insurance salesman.

    • AlexanderYpsilantis

      This is just the beginning, indictments will follow. He colluded to unseat a sitting President with information he knew to be fallacious. The only question is, who else was involved? My guess is many whose names we already know.

      • Rufus Firefly

        This is Trump and Hannity’s pitifully inadequate attempt to distract from the Trump-Putin conspiracy investigation.

        • AlexanderYpsilantis

          Poor Rufus, didn’t get the memo. Using a known fake dossier to justify a FISA request is against the law. You’re side is going down, Rufus! Enjoy your holiday, it’s going to be a GREAT new year!

          • Rufus Firefly

            Trump’s Conspiracy and Obstruction of Justice are against the law. Hannity’s laws hold zero weight.

          • AlexanderYpsilantis

            It isn’t Hannity, it’s the Congress. And soon a NEW Special Prosecutor. Your side is going down!

          • Rufus Firefly

            Oh, yeah. Partisan hacks toting Trump’s water for him. They are invertebrates.

          • AlexanderYpsilantis

            We’ll see within a couple of weeks. McCabe is retiring (resigning) but his problems have only just begun. Wait until he strikes a deal the the IG or new SP to save his own ass! That’s what happens in these cases, they go after the big fish and the underlings cut deals.

          • Rufus Firefly

            This has truly become bizarro world.Trump has some magic power over his automatons. Is it something in his voice that most of us can’t hear? Does he have some kind of transmitter under that thing on his head? Does he flash orange subliminal messages? This has become a dangerous mass hysteria.

  • zakarac

    Get ’em, Mr. Gowdy!

    • Rufus Firefly

      Too bad he is not patriotic enough to be concerned about Trump’s conspiracy with Putin,

      • billy roche

        And precisely how did Trump collude w/Putin?

  • Rufus Firefly

    Your republiecon representatives would be great at prosecuting fire marshals and patting arsonists on the back. Trump is a Russian patsy.

  • Buster Davis

    I believe the RICO act will apply to the alleged conspiracy, obstruction of our election process. Nobody is above the law when it comes to an indictment under RICO. Including FBI rouge agents or colluding political associates.

    • AlexanderYpsilantis

      We don’t need RICO, this was sedition and arguably treason. Indictments will follow soon.

      • Rufus Firefly

        WTF is wrong with you people?

        • AlexanderYpsilantis

          We believe in the law, WTF is wrong with you? You think your side violating the law is OK just because you share their ideology? We learned with Nixon, you’re going to learn with Obama/Clinton. The system is self-correcting.

          • Rufus Firefly

            The law is not what hannity and Devin Nunes say it is.

          • AlexanderYpsilantis

            Colluding to unseat a sitting President is treason. That is the law. Using false evidence to obtain a FISA warrant is against the law. Leaking confidential government material is against the law. Only question is, where do we start?

          • Rufus Firefly

            Start with evidence of ANY of those things NOT manufactured by Trump or Hannity.

  • DrMitoFit

    Did you catch McCabe’s body language as he exited the back hall way after his testimony. It looked like they had just given him an 8 hour spanking.

    • AlexanderYpsilantis

      That’s the least of his problems, he’s going to be indicted for sedition/treason. His problems have just begun. And wait until HE starts spilling the beans to save his own ass!

  • Roy Beane

    Get rid of these closed-door sessions. The People have a right to know what is going on inside their government. Anything done in secret lays the groundwork for secret “deals” to be made that never lead to anything good for the American Public. McCabe is a traitorus deep stater and should have been given the ax on Jan.21 along with Comey.

  • I Say

    Long story short, McCabe…..deny, deny, deny, no recollection, no recollection, no recollection, deceive, deceive, deceive………..OK, can I go back to work with the “Deep State” now?

    • Rufus Firefly

      Do you know nothing about trumpist testimony? Jared, Junior, Sessions – I don’t recall.

      • AlexanderYpsilantis

        Your side got busted for sedition and possibly treason, Rufus. Put your seat belt on and get ready to enjoy the ride, indictments will be coming in the new year and they may go as high as your hero-Barack Obama.

        • Rufus Firefly

          Keep dreaming. Trying to punish one’s defeated opponents is another trait of dictators. Trump is really racking them up.

          • AlexanderYpsilantis

            You want to bet how many indictments we will see in January? This is going to make Watergate look like childs play. Hillary/AMS Fusion will be explosive and Obama has to worry about the Iran Deal and much else. As for ‘trying to punish one’s opponents’, Lois Lerner isn’t over with yet. The Dems thought they had this election in the bag, they thought they had nothing to worry about. Too bad for them, so sad!

          • Rufus Firefly

            Jared could be next.

          • AlexanderYpsilantis

            That dog doesn’t run no mo. Mueller will be looking for a new job in 2 weeks-AND a good attorney.

          • Rufus Firefly

            Since when does Hannity call the shots?

  • jlsharks1

    Enough talking, prosecute these scum bags.

  • kaiju

    Seems to me that they have the goods on Ms Page and Mr Stzrok. I believe that Mr McCabe was implicated in their exchanges as being part of the anti-Trump movement inside the FBI.
    It fits his resume and connections. He is hardly non-partisan.
    McCabe was installed by the Obama regime in 2009 as director of the FBIs high value detainee interrogation group.
    McCabe is married to Jill McCabe a Democrat who was bankrolled with $675000 by Terry McAuliffe to run for a senate seat in Virginia.

    • AlexanderYpsilantis

      This is going to be bigger than Watergate by far, when all is said and done. We may see trials for TREASON.

  • nfcapitalist

    Polygraph them while testifying on international TV… the entire 7 th floor of the Hoover Building then after indicting them move on to the DOJ, IRS, State Department, filter out the disease because you can’t justify communists with the words fair, inclusivity, or diversity training… they are the enemy.

  • Templar

    Where is the DOJ? Congress will question the suspects; they will not answer (or will lie); that will be the end of any investigation. The DOJ should be stepping in and submitting the suspects to grand jury testimony; charges should be filed since the evidence is there.

    • aldoro

      The DOJ is just as corrupt as the FBI. Trump should CLEAN HOUSE with BOTH of them.

  • landy fincannon

    LOL Howdy Gowdy had to ask for permission to interview Page.

    Congress is a toothless, paper tiger.

  • beth glover

    I don’t understand why this is closed door. We have a right to know the answers. It has nothing to do with top level national security.

    • Gyst53

      Totally Agree!

    • aldoro

      You know so little about “security”. While in the military, I worked in the Pentagon with a TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE. I got to see a lot of security information that SHOULD NOT go public. If YOU ever worked for the Joint Chiefs of Staff like I did you would understand.

    • AlexanderYpsilantis

      If the public should know something, it will. Trust me. This investigation is going to reveal dynamite information-collusion at the highest levels of our previous Administration to unseat a sitting President.

  • landy fincannon

    Here are three words to always consider when dealing with the government. Connivance, subterfuge, placating.

    Personally, I’m not foolish enough to trust either party.

  • Robert Johnson

    Get them Trey! All of the leftist trouble makers oboma put in various positions need to go!, Many probably need to go to prison!

    • Rose Ribitzki

      … along with all of o’s administration !!

  • Bobby Green

    I hope he asks the hard questions and refuses to take “I don’t know” or “I can’t answer that” as an answer. It’s a closed door so there should be no problem asking security questions involving security answers. Everybody on the committee should have at least the same security clearance or higher then the one being questioned. We need answers unlike Hillary answers “I don’t recall”.

    • anotherday

      I hope his answers are along the lines of other witnesses.
      I’m not holding my breath though.

    • Rufus Firefly

      You mean Sessions’ favorite answer?