McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges.
FILE PHOTO: FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe speaks during a news conference announcing the takedown of the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo
The U.S. Justice Department has been investigating McCabe, the FBI’s former No. 2 official, for more than 1-1/2…