McCabe lawyer: We won’t respond to every ‘childish, defamatory, disgusting and false’ Trump tweet
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The lawyer representing ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeGraham: Comey to testify about FBI's Russia probe, Mueller declined invitation Barr criticizes DOJ in speech declaring all agency power 'is invested in the attorney general' GOP votes to authorize subpoenas, depositions in Obama-era probe MORE on Sunday said President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS reimposes UN sanctions on Iran amid increasing tensions Jeff Flake: Republicans 'should hold the same position' on SCOTUS vacancy as 2016 Trump supporters chant 'Fill that seat' at North Carolina rally MORE's “childish, defamatory” tweets show the president “corrupted” the process leading up to McCabe’s ouster.

“We will not be responding to each childish, defamatory, disgusting &
false tweet by the President,” Michael Bromwich tweeted.

“The whole truth will come out in due course. But the tweets confirm that he has corrupted the entire process that led to Mr. McCabe’s termination and has rendered it illegitimate,” he continued.

Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump's policies on refugees are as simple as ABCs Ocasio-Cortez, Velázquez call for convention to decide Puerto Rico status White House officials voted by show of hands on 2018 family separations: report MORE fired McCabe on Friday for not being forthcoming with investigators during an inspector general review. McCabe was forced out just days before he was set to retire.

Trump, who has personally attacked McCabe in the past and alleged he was biased, praised that decision on Twitter, accusing McCabe of corrupt tactics and calling his firing a "great day for democracy."

“Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI,” Trump tweeted hours after McCabe’s firing.

McCabe has spoken out since he was fired. He argued that his ouster was driven by the Trump administration in an effort to undermine special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.