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