McCabe is ‘considering all options’ after firing

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeCBS in talks for miniseries based on Comey book EXCLUSIVE: Trump says exposing ‘corrupt’ FBI probe could be ‘crowning achievement’ of presidency Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe lands book deal MORE is reportedly "considering all options" after getting a number of job offers from Democrats to ensure he gets his full retirement benefits.

Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsHillicon Valley: Trump cyber strategy lets US go on offense | AT&T urges court to let Time Warner merger stand | Conservatives want wife of DOJ official to testify | Facebook, nonprofits team up to fight fake news | DC camera hacker pleads guilty Vote Democrat in midterms to rein in Trump, preserve justice Sessions limits ability of judges to dismiss deportation cases MORE fired McCabe on Friday, two days before he was set to retire. The attorney general said McCabe had disclosed unauthorized information to the press and not been completely honest with investigators from the inspector general’s office.

McCabe has said he had the authority to disclose the information and said his dismissal is part of an effort to undermine special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.


On Saturday, Rep. Mark PocanMark William PocanBlue wave poses governing risks for Dems Trump Jr., Dem congressman spar over Ellison's association with Farrakhan Dems seek ways to block Trump support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen MORE (D-Wis.) announced he had offered for McCabe to work on election security for him.

Reps. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinDems seek probe into EPA head’s meetings with former clients Hillicon Valley: Trump tries to quell Russia furor | Sparks fly at hearing on social media | First House Republican backs net neutrality bill | Meet the DNC's cyber guru | Sinclair defiant after merger setback Sparks fly at hearing on anti-conservative bias in tech MORE (D-Md.) and Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) have also extended job offers to McCabe.

“My offer of employment to Mr. McCabe is a legitimate offer to work on election security,” Pocan said in a statement. “Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of American democracy and both Republicans and Democrats should be concerned about election integrity.”

Rep. Seth MoultonSeth Wilbur Moulton11 Dems float anti-Pelosi leadership plan: reports To cure Congress, elect more former military members Hillicon Valley: North Korean IT firm hit with sanctions | Zuckerberg says Facebook better prepared for midterms | Big win for privacy advocates in Europe | Bezos launches B fund to help children, homeless MORE (D-Mass.) tweeted that he might consider hiring McCabe as well.

A spokeswoman for McCabe has not ruled out a job on the Hill and said “we are considering all options,” the Washington Post reported.

Because McCabe has worked in law enforcement for over 20 years and was fired so close to his retirement date, he might just need to work one day to receive his full retirement benefits.

McCabe was set to retire on his 50th birthday on Sunday.