McCabe is Under Internal DOJ Probe for Allegedly Approving Leaks to Media

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 10:52 AM PT — Fri. March 2, 2018

An internal investigation is launched against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe after new reports suggests he authorized government leaks to the media.

FILE – In this June 7, 2017 file photo, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe appears before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general is expected to criticize former FBI Deputy Director McCabe as part of its investigation into the bureau’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday, March 1. 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

According to the two reports released Friday, a Justice Department watchdog group will investigate allegations.

McCabe allegedly allowed FBI officials to speak to the media about ongoing investigations, including a probe into the Clinton Foundation prior to the 2016 election.

The classified information was then published in two Wall Street Journal articles.

McCabe allegedly misled watchdog investigators when they initially asked about the media disclosures

The DOJ inspector general is expected to release the reported finding in the coming weeks.

Source: oan