Justice Department drops investigation of former FBI official Andrew McCabe

The Department of Justice is declining to bring charges against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe in an investigation into whether he lied to investigators about a press leak, his defense team said on Friday.

Why it matters: The move closes an investigation into whether McCabe lied to federal investigators about leaking information to the media.

Background: McCabe and Trump have had a turbulent relationship since Trump took office.

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