BREAKING: FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Reportedly Stepping Down


FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is reportedly stepping down.

NBC News’ Pete Williams broke the news on-air today that McCabe moved up his timetable for stepping down and is out effective today.

As Williams explained, this is happening “sooner than anticipated.”

McCabe has come under scrutiny from Republicans in recent weeks, including from President Trump himself:

UPDATE –– 12:56 pm ET: Other news outlets are confirming this now, and there is some reporting suggesting this may not have been his decision:

You can watch Williams’ report above, via MSNBC.

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