WP: trump tried to find out from the Deputy head of the FBI’s McCabe, for whom he voted in 2016
WASHINGTON, January 24. /TASS/. The President of the United States Donald trump tried to find out from performing at the time acting Director of the FBI’s Andrew McCabe (he held the post from may to August 2017), for whom he voted in the presidential election in 2016.
This was reported on Tuesday the newspaper The Washington Post, citing its sources in the US administration.
According to their information, the conversation took place in may last year, just after the American leader has sent in resignation the head of the office of James Komi. Trump invited to the White house McCabe to meet him. They were a normal conversation, the newspaper said, before the President asked the question about the election. Acting Director of the FBI said that did not vote.
Trump also criticized McCabe, who now occupies the post of Deputy head of the Bureau, in connection with the opened circumstances of the investigation of e-mails of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The fact that McCabe’s wife, who ran to the Senate of Virginia from the Democratic party, received donations from the organization, which was under the control of one of the closest allies of Clinton.
According to The Washington Post, McCabe called the conversation with trump alarming. The newspaper also underlines that spectracolor Robert Mueller leading an investigation into attributed to Russia’s intervention in the American elections in 2016, interested in this conversation.