House Intel Dem to Trump: ‘Gloat now, but you will be fired soon’

Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellSwalwell: I would have fired Strzok too California Dem on possible 2020 bid: ‘I’ll make decisions after November about my future’ Top Dems: Trump tweet telling Sessions to end Mueller probe was obstruction of justice MORE (D-Calif.) scolded President TrumpDonald John TrumpArizona GOP Senate candidate defends bus tour with far-right activist Alyssa Milano protests Kavanaugh in 'Handmaid's Tale' costume Bomb in deadly Yemen school bus attack was manufactured by US firm: report MORE for celebrating the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeTrump renews calls for Mueller to investigate Clinton Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report White House drafts docs for Trump to revoke more security clearances: report MORE on Friday night, telling him to “gloat now, but you will be fired soon.”

“And it’s not going to be done cowardly, as you’ve done to so many who’ve served you,” Swalwell tweeted Saturday. “There’s a storm gathering, Mr. President, and it’s going to wipe out you and your corrupt organization all the way down to the studs.”

The Democrat, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, was responding to Trump’s tweet celebrating McCabe’s firing. Swalwell also tweeted on Friday night that McCabe's firing showed “how guilty people act.”

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Trump, who had attacked McCable multiple times, called the firing “a great day for democracy.”

Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsSantorum: Mueller could avoid charges of McCarthyism by investigating DOJ, FBI 8,000 new ways the Trump administration is undermining immigration court independence Watergate's John Dean rips Trump: I doubt you have any idea what McGahn told Mueller MORE fired McCabe on Friday after an internal FBI office found that McCabe wasn’t completely honest with investigators during a review and had made an unauthorized disclosure to the media.

McCabe quickly hit back, saying he was dismissed as part of an effort to undermine special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE. McCabe could be a key witness in Mueller’s probe of Russia's election interference, as he led the FBI in the weeks after Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey.

McCabe's firing took place just two days before he was scheduled to retire and be eligible for his pension. His dismissal puts that pension in jeopardy.