President Trump hails McCabe’s firing, lawmakers express outrage

President Trump made clear early Saturday that he viewed Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to fire former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a “great day for Democracy.”

“Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hardworking men and women of the FBI — a great day for Democracy!” Trump wrote on Twitter, before deriding former FBI Director James Comey, who Trump fired in May 2017.

Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI – A great day for Democracy. Sanctimonious James Comey was his boss and made McCabe look like a choirboy. He knew all about the lies and corruption going on at the highest levels of the FBI!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 17, 2018

Trump’s ire did not stop there. After reports on Saturday night revealed that McCabe kept notes of his meetings with Trump, the president dismissed the claim on Twitter and took another shot at Comey.

Spent very little time with Andrew McCabe, but he never took notes when he was with me. I don’t believe…

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