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Trump Takes Feud With FBI To Insane Level In New Twitter Meltdown

In a series of tweets on Saturday, President Trump lashed out at FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, amid reports that the law enforcement official would resign early next year due to Republican attacks.

Trump, who has gone after McCabe in the past over his wife’s ties to prominent Democrats, suggested that the No 2 FBI official may have been “compromised” by political donations and is “racing the clock to retire with full benefits.”

“How can FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, the man in charge, along with leakin’ James Comey, of the Phony Hillary Clinton investigation (including her 33,000 illegally deleted emails) be given $700,000 for wife’s campaign by Clinton Puppets during investigation?” the president tweeted.

“FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits. 90 days to go?!!!” Trump said in another tweet.

Trump also swiped at multiple agency officials, suggesting that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe may have been compromised by political donations and ripping former FBI Director James Comey as a leaker.

Trump’s tweets came shortly after The Washington Post reported that McCabe would step down from his FBI post in the coming months, potentially in March when he is eligible for full pension benefits.

While several GOP lawmakers have joined Trump in criticizing members of the FBI in recent weeks, other Republicans have made an effort to express their continued appreciation for the bureau and its work.

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) on Saturday tweeted a message of praise for the agency and the intelligence community, after federal law enforcement agents reportedly thwarted a would-be terrorist attack in San Francisco.

“The thwarted ISIS-inspired attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39 is yet another example of the amazing work that the @FBI & intel community do every day,” Lankford tweeted.

Trump’s continued criticism of the FBI has reportedly complicated the job of his hand-picked successor to Comey to lead the bureau, Christopher Wray.

The New York Times reported Friday that Trump’s criticism of the agency and frequent mention of its previous leadership has complicated Wray’s efforts to restore public trust in the FBI, which Trump characterized earlier this month as in “tatters.”

The Times report also indicated dwindling morale among some of the agency’s officials, who have become worried about being singled out for criticism by politicians.

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