FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, left, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, listen during a news conference, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at the Justice Department in Washington, announcing that the U.S. government is seeking the forfeiture of more than $1 billion in assets that federal officials say were misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. The Justice Department says the funds that were laundered into the U.S. were used for various assets, including real estate and hotel properties, a jet aircraft, fancy artwork and the production of the Oscar-nominated movie, “The Wolf of Wall Street.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

This is Why You Don’t Have to Worry About Trump Interfering With the FBI

Andrew McCabe is testifying before the Senate. He is the interim Director of the FBI. He is a Democrat and his wife was backed by friends of the Clintons when she ran for the Virginia state legislation. He is not exactly a Trump friendly interim director.

McCabe told the Senate, “You cannot stop the men and women of the FBI from doing the right thing, protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution.”

Partisanship aside, McCabe is known by both parties as a straight shooter who will not let the partisan machinations of the White House get in the FBI’s way. In fact, McCabe, not Comey, is the canary in the coal mine. If McCabe is tossed by Trump while acting as interim director, then we need to talk about impeachment.

The Senate’s investigation will proceed as will the FBI’s. There is no constitutional crisis. Calm down.

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