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

Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellHouse Dem: Money at the heart of Trump’s decisions on China, Russia, Turkey Dem: Giuliani leading the kind of people he used to prosecute Dem rep: Ban 'military-style semiautomatic assault weapons' and buy them back MORE (D-Calif.) scolded President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo to outline post-deal strategy on Iran Trump asking aides whether he should proceed with North Korea summit: report Stopping Robert Mueller to protect us all MORE for celebrating the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeMcCabe lawyer fires back at Trump: 'You need to stop lying’ The Hill's 12:30 Report Trump: McCabe should be under investigation for ties to Clinton 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.”


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

Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsStopping Robert Mueller to protect us all Chris Christie compares Mueller investigation to 'Bridgegate' probe Oakland mayor fires back at Trump: ‘It’s my duty to protect my residents’ 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.