Trump Reportedly Asked FBI Acting Director McCabe Who He Voted for in Meeting


A new report tonight says President Trump directly asked the acting director of the FBI who he voted for in an Oval Office meeting.

The Washington Post tonight sets this meeting at “shortly after” James Comey‘s firing, when POTUS brought in Andrew McCabe to talk:

The two men exchanged pleasantries, but before long, Trump, according to several current and former U.S. officials, asked Andrew McCabe a pointed question: Whom did he vote for in the 2016 election?

McCabe said he didn’t vote, according to the officials, who like others interviewed for this article requested anonymity to speak candidly about a sensitive matter.

Trump, the officials said, also vented his anger at McCabe over the several hundred thousand dollars in donations his wife, a Democrat, received for her failed 2015 Virginia state Senate bid from a political action committee controlled by a close friend of Hillary Clinton.

That last detail about McCabe is something the President has brought up publicly several times:

McCabe reportedly found the meeting “disturbing” afterwards.

Last night there was reporting that Jeff Sessions pressured FBI Director Christopher Wray to fire McCabe, but Wray threatened to quit.

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