Clinton Ally Contributed $675K To Wife Of Agent Who Led FBI Probe Of Hillary

This may be 100% coincidence, but it still stinks. According to the Wall Street Journal,  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a longtime member of team Clinton, helped steer a total of $675,288 to the state senate campaign off Dr. Jill McCabe, who is married to Andrew McCabe, the senior FBI official who would become part of the team that would lead the probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system.

McAuliffe’s PAC gave $467,500 to the state Senate campaign of the wife of Andrew McCabe, who is now deputy director of the FBI, according to the Wall Street Journal and an additional $207,788 came from the Virginia Democratic Party which is controlled by its governor, McAuliffe.

The money directed by McAuliffe began flowing two months after the FBI investigation into Clinton began in July 2015. Around that time, the candidate’s husband was promoted from running the Washington field office for the FBI to the No. 3 position at the FBI.

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Within a year, McCabe was promoted to deputy director, the second-highest position in the bureau.

In a statement to The Journal, the FBI said McCabe…

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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