Attorney General Sessions says he's fired ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe

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Chicago Sun-Times—McCabe's firing is effective immediately, Sessions said. McCabe had been slated to retire on Sunday.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. The Justice Department handed former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe an explosive 50th birthday present Friday night, firing him two days before he would have been eligible for a lifetime pension, after deciding he lied to investigators reviewing the bureau's probe of Hillary Clinton's email server. DOJ says it was taking its lead from the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility recommending McCabe be sacked. DOJ claims that watchdog report claimed McCabe misled…