A group known as “Friends of Andrew McCabe” have launched A GoFundMe campaign for former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to cover his impending legal expenses and by on Thursday had already raised nearly $500,000.
More than 11,000 people, have contributed to The GoFundMe campaign. The campaign previously had a goal of $150,000 before organizers decided to raise the limit.
The fund’s biography states “Andrew McCabe’s FBI career was long, distinguished and unblemished. He embraced the most daunting, difficult and important challenges that the FBI and the country could assign to him over the past 21 years, His reward for that has been a termination that was completely unjustified, amidst repeated ad hominem attacks by the President of the United States.”
On March 16, 2018, McCabe was fried 26 hours before his scheduled retirement. The decision was based on reports from the DOJ Inspector General and the FBI’s disciplinary office saying that McCabe had made unauthorized releases of information to the media and had “lacked candor” in talking about it. McCabe denied that he had ever been dishonest and charged that his firing was politically motivated.
McCabe says he was fired as FBI deputy director because he is a crucial witness in Russia investigation