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Thu Oct 14, 2021, 10:01 PM

Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe wins retirement benefits and back pay in settlement [View all]

Source: NPR

The Justice Department has agreed to restore full law enforcement benefits and provide some attorney fees for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was fired by the Trump administration only hours before his retirement three years ago.

The settlement will resolve a civil lawsuit filed by McCabe, who argued that his ouster was the result of a "years-long public vendetta" driven by the former president.

The Justice Department demoted and then dismissed him on the eve of his 50th birthday in March 2018, when his FBI annuity would have vested.

"I think the message that you get loud and clear from the terms of the settlement is that this never should have happened," McCabe said. "It feels like complete vindication, because that's what it is."

Read more: https://www.npr.org/2021/10/14/1039690679/andrew-mccabe-lawsuit-trump-fbi

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