By Katelyn Polantz, CNN Reporter, Crime and Justice
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whom Donald Trump-era Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired hours before his retirement as the then-President’s political furor toward him grew, has settled a lawsuit with the Justice Department, allowing him to officially retire, recoup hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and his pension.
McCabe is a CNN law enforcement analyst.
The New York Times first reported the settlement.
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