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deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who said on Wednesday that “the rank-and-file of the FBI had lost confidence in their director
.” According to Huckabee, the White House heard from “countless members” of the bureau who didn’t have confidence in Comey
Asked by Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) whether FBI employees had, in fact, lost faith in Comey, McCabe was frank.“No, sir, that is not accurate
,” McCabe said. “Director Comey enjoyed broad support
within the FBI, and still does to this day.”
Earlier this week, Trump tweeted that the Russia investigation was a "total hoax"
and a "taxpayer charade
Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that the Russia probe is one of “the smallest things”
the FBI has “going on their plate.”
Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday said the investigation of Russia’s attempts to meddle in the presidential election is “highly significant,”
despite claims by the White House that it is one of the "smallest things" happening at the bureau.
“Sir, we consider it to be a highly significant investigation,” McCabe told Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) when asked about the White House’s comments on the investigation.http://thehill.com/homenews/administrat ... ignificant