The Justice Department’s inspector general released a report Friday that said fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe “lacked candor” on four separate occasions, including three times while under oath.
The 39-page report was delivered to select congressional committees, roughly month after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe 26 hours before his planned retirement.
“We concluded that McCabe lacked candor on four separate occasions in connection with the disclosure to the [Wall Street Journal]. Three of those occasions involved his testimony under oath,” the report said.
The investigation began when the FBI’s Inspector Division sought to determine if the information published in an October 2016 article in the Wall Street Journal about the FBI’s handling of Hillary Clinton’s email probe was due to an “unauthorized leak,” and “if so, who was the source of the leak.”
Read more at the Washington Examiner.