News broke late Friday night that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had fired former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe just two days before he was supposed to receive his pension.
Some on Twitter weren’t exactly happy with the news.
My dream interview just became Andrew McCabe and Stormy Daniels *at the same time*
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) March 17, 2018
Jeff sessions fires Andrew McCabe to keep his own job.
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) March 17, 2018
Everyone who comes in contact with Mr. Trump pays a price. But taking a man’s retirement? Classless. https://t.co/gFZlCMKTzr
— Tom Steyer (@TomSteyer) March 17, 2018
Jeff Sessions just fired Andrew McCabe to deprive him of his pension. McCabe was due to retire on Monday. This was just like Sessions’ decision to jail a woman for laughing at him. Petty and cruel.
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) March 17, 2018
You are a dirty bastard @jeffsessions How dare you take a man’s pension away. A man who has served our country well for twenty years. You can’t lick Andrew McCabe’s shoes.
— Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) March 17, 2018
Please let Andrew McCabe’s book advance be worth more than the value of his lost pension
— Ben Wikler (@benwikler) March 17, 2018
ANDREW MCCABE, thank you for your 21 years of faithful service to the United States of America. I hope all within reach of this tweet will donate what they can and fund this patriots deserved pension. You have to be a 7th degree stupid belt to believe this isn’t political.
— Steve Schmidt (@SteveSchmidtSES) March 17, 2018
Extremely important moment in the Trump presidency. In some ways more egregious than the Comey firing. https://t.co/sRpOLD5hD3
— Nicolle Wallace (@NicolleDWallace) March 17, 2018
Meanwhile, others were pretty excited.
McCabe Fired, just a start. Hannity REAL NEWS. We have been talking about MCCabe for MONTHS! More coming….Tick Tock….
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) March 17, 2018
Congrats to Andrew McCabe on his new job at CNN!
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) March 17, 2018
Goodbye Andrew McCabe!
— Ryan Fournier (@RyanAFournier) March 17, 2018
Corrupt FBI deputy director (2nd in command) Andrew McCabe FIRED! How you like them apples Mueller! We’re MAGA. You’re next.
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) March 17, 2018
Andrew McCabe statement says for over 1yr his families been under assault?
FOOL, You interfered in FBI’s investigation of Hillary. Leaked confidential information to media, lied to investigators abt contact with reporters and abusing the FISA system to spy on Trump campaign. SIT
— Kambree Kawahine Koa (@KamVTV) March 17, 2018
Andrew McCabe’s firing means he will lose his pension. He will have to try now to survive on a million dollar book deal and a million dollar MSNBC or CNN contributor contract. Unless he has to spend that on legal fees. #McCabeForPrison #AndrewMcCabe
— MARK SIMONE (@MarkSimoneNY) March 17, 2018
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