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Jeff Sessions Fires Andrew McCabe Less Than 48 Hours Before Retirement

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Jeff Sessions Fires Andrew McCabe Less Than 48 Hours Before Retirement
An internal FBI report recommended McCabe be fired after the Justice Department accused him of misleading investigators.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe just two days before he was set to retire. 

If McCabe would've been allowed to retire on Sunday, he would've received a pension for more than two decades of work for the bureau. 

But he drew constant criticism from President Donald Trump during his brief time leading the FBI following the firing of James Comey. An internal report recommended McCabe be fired after the Justice Department accused him of misleading investigators about his decision to authorize FBI officials to speak to the media about a Clinton Foundation investigation.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.