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Trump / FBI / McCabe Resignation #1120336

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(FBI, Washington: Pierre Thomas) The sudden resignation of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who replaced fired FBI director James Comey, featured. [May, 2017, McCABE - says the FBI supported Comey; defends the Russia investigation.] Trump's past tweets critical of McCabe quoted. [Voice of TRUMP - denies asking McCabe who he voted for.] The question as to whether Trump is pressuring the Justice Department to get rid of certain people noted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says we just want this resolved.] Why McCabe stepped down now rather than March discussed.

(Studio: David Muir; White House: Cecilia Vega) What Sanders said about the McCabe departure despite White House denials discussed. [In response to Vega question, SANDERS - denies he was part of the decision-making process.]

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre;
Vega, Cecilia

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