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

Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellSwalwell blasts Trump for holding rally during Hurricane Michael: ‘NOPE NOPE NOPE’ Dem lawmaker mocks conservative activist as a ‘mansplainer’ after criticism of Taylor Swift Dem rep mocks Trump’s attack on SNL MORE (D-Calif.) scolded President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's debate showdown Arpaio files libel suit against New York Times IMF's Christine Lagarde delays trip to Middle East MORE for celebrating the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeFBI investigated media leak of McCabe comment about Flynn and Trump Clinton's security clearance withdrawn at her request Rod Rosenstein must recuse himself MORE on Friday night, telling him to “gloat now, but you will be fired soon.”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 SessionsDepartment of Justice right to go after Hezbollah Sessions defends media following disappearance of Saudi journalist Trump goes on 12-tweet Twitter tirade 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.