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I've had many many interactions with the special counsel and his former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe who took over the bureau after president trump fired James call me says concerns over commies firing prompted him to open an obstruction of justice case against the president just one day after his first meeting with trump I was speaking , to the man who had just run for the presidency and itchy and and won the election for the presidency , and who might have done so , with the aid of the government of Russia our , most formidable adversary on the world stage , and that was something that troubles me greatly in an interview airing on CBS's sixty minutes Sunday snippets of which were released Thursday McCabe also confirmed a New York times report from September the talks were held at the highest levels of the justice department over whether the vice president and cabinet members could be brought together to remove trump from office under the constitution's twenty Fifth Amendment next McCabe also said he acted quickly in authorizing the trump investigation for fear he could lose his job and the Russia probe would vanish I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on absolutely solid ground in an indelible fashion that were I removed quickly or reassigned or fired that the case could not be closed wore out vanish in the night without a trace I wanted to make sure that our case was on solid ground and if somebody came in behind me and closed it tried to walk away from it they would not be able to do that without creating a record of why they made that decision McCabe who's promoting a book about his time at the bureau was fired in March twenty eighteen it by then Attorney General Jeff sessions who cited an internal FBI watchdog report that found McCabe leaked information to reporters and misled investigators about his actions McCabe said he was targeted over the Russia probe trump on Thursday lashed out at McCabe tweeting he pretends to be a poor little angel when in fact he was a big part of the crooked Hillary scandal and the Russia hoax a puppet for leaking James Comey the investigation into whether trump obstructed justice continues under special counsel Robert Muller is probe into Russian meddling in the twenty sixteen presidential election