Some CNN staffers are questioning the wisdom of adding Andrew McCabe to the network and see his presence as a problem for its “journalistic credibility.”
The former deputy and acting director of the FBI was hired as a CNN contributor last month, setting off a wave of backlash from conservative critics and even doubts from his new colleagues about his character, given the fact that he was fired from the FBI for lying.
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Looming charges against McCabe now seem to have put CNN’s top brass in the hot seat as his appeal to avoid criminal charges was rejected by the Department of Justice. While McCabe has alleged in a lawsuit against the FBI and DOJ that his firing in March by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was politically motivated, a U.S. attorney on Thursday recommended moving forward with charges against him which stem from findings by the internal DOJ…