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Old 03-18-2018, 07:00 PM
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...the flipside to this is provided by this statement from McCabe's lawyer:

The investigation described in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report was cleaved off from the larger investigation of which it was a part, its completion expedited, and the disciplinary process completed in a little over a week. Mr. McCabe and his counsel were given limited access to a draft of the OIG report late last month, did not see the final report and the evidence on which it is based until a week ago, and were receiving relevant exculpatory evidence as recently as two days ago. We were given only four days to review a voluminous amount of relevant evidence, prepare a response, and make presentations to the Office of the Deputy Attorney General. With so much at stake, this process has fallen far short of what Mr. McCabe deserved.

So the OIG report was part of a larger investigation: the McCabe part was "cleaved off" from it, so I'm guessing parts of it are entirely devoid of context. McCabe and his legal team had little time to review and even less time to respond. I'm going to assume the larger investigation is still going. And it appears this was "expedited" for one reason only: to fire McCabe before he qualified for his pension.