At first glance, you would think that there is no way that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe should be granted immunity while testifying before Congress. The investigation of Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz has referred McCabe on charges of lying four specific times, three of which were under oath. This is not something that he should get a pass on. What is it that Mr. McCabe could bring to the table that would make his immunity worth it? Would it have to do with the Hillary Clinton email server investigation? Here are the options.
As Written and Reported By Joshua Caplan for Breitbart:
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is reportedly in negotiations with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley to be granted immunity in exchange for his testimony on the upcoming Justice Department Inspector General report on the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email probe.
“Grassley, an Iowa Republican, has quietly requested that several former officials appear in front of the Judiciary Committee to discuss the long-awaited internal Justice Department report, which sources say will detail a series of missteps surrounding the Justice Department and FBI’s investigation into Clinton’s handling of classified information while secretary of state,” CNN reports.
“Under the terms of such a grant of use immunity, no testimony or other information provided by Mr. McCabe could be used against him in a criminal case,” Michael Bromwich, an attorney for the former FBI official, told Grassley.
“Mr. McCabe is willing to testify, but because of the criminal referral, he must be afforded suitable legal protection,” Bromwich added.
“This is a textbook case for granting use immunity… If this Committee is unwilling or unable to obtain such an order, then Mr. McCabe will have no…..
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