Andrew George McCabe is an American born attorney. In 2016, he started serving as Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation but was fired in March of 2018, few hours ahead of his scheduled retirement. Andrew is also known as the husband of pediatrician and 2015's candidate for the Virginia state senate Jill McCabe.
The father of two has had a feud with president Donald Trump and has been criticized by him numerous times. Born in 1968, the 50-year-old has served in the FBI for a very long time and is a very reputed man. Moreover, being in such a high post, it is evident that he earns a hefty salary. He has an estimated net worth of $11 million, which is a massive amount.
Here we are going to share with you some information about the attorney's net worth salary, career, and awards.
Andrew McCabe net worth and career
As mentioned above, Andrew has an estimated net worth of $11 million as of 2018. According to sources, during his days as a Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2016, McCabe's annual salary was $160,300 which rose to $161,900 in 2017.
As a U.S. government employee, McCabe is also entitled to a pension, calculated on the basis of his average-highest salary for three years, which comes to $157,800.
Based on this amount, Andrew McCabe will be drawing an annual pension of $55,230. It is expected that in his lifetime McCabe will draw the pension amounting to $1.8 million from the government.
Andrew George McCabe with wife Jill McCabe and children
Source: Daily Mail
$11 million is indeed a very massive sum. According to sources, Andrew owns an Audi luxury car which is worth $310,000 along with three other expensive cars. Sources also claim that he has two houses in the United States whose combined worth is around $3 million.
Andrew McCabe career and awards
Andrew started his career in the FBI in the NY Field Office in 1996 when Bill Clinton was the U.S. president. By 2003, he had already started working as a supervisory special agent for the Eurasian Organized Crime Task Force.
Through the early 2000's, he serves in numerous posts of FBI including FBI National Security Branch, director of High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group and others. In 2012, he also secured the arrest of Ahmed Abu Khattala under suspicion of involvement in the 2012 Benghazi attack.
In 2016, he was appointed as the Deputy Director of the FBI by FBI Director Comey. More than a year later, on 9th May 2017, he became the acting director of the FBI. Andrew was always criticized by President Donald Trump. Later, it was revealed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pressurizing FBI Director Wray to fire him.
Not long after that, on 29th January 2018, he resigned from his post and announced that he will be on leave until his retirement is made effective. Though on March 16, 2018, Andrew was fired just 26 hours before his scheduled retirement.
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The decision was made on the reports from the DOJ Inspector General and the FBI's disciplinary office which stated that McCabe had made unauthorized releases of information to the media.
Though Andrew has denied the accusations.
Andrew's Wife Jill McCabe Talks On The Firing Issue Of Her Husband
Lady with fire inside her!
Well, after the (former) FBI's Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired in March 2018, with the allegations of lacked candor, his wife Jill McCabe opened up about the issue in April 2018.
In the Washing Post, Jill stated that the firing of her husband from his job deserting his honor was related to President Trump's directed wrath at her husband, that the 2016 election didn't stop him from "coming after us" and even more spread "destructive lies" about her.
Jill told that in October 2016, it all started when she accepted campaign contributions from a loyal Clinton supporter.
I made the decision to run for office because I was trying to help people. Instead, it turned into something that was used to attack our family, my husband's career and the entire FBI.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) April 3, 2018
Jill McCabe is a pediatric emergency physician who decided to run for Virginia's state Senate in 2015 who lost the election to Republican incumbent Dick Black after the false accusation of "selling late-term abortions for bigger body parts."
Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed that he fired Andrew McCabe on the basis of 2 reports concluding Andrew's unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor.
Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy. Sanctimonious James Comey was his boss and made McCabe look like a choirboy. He knew all about the lies and corruption going on at the highest levels of the FBI!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 17, 2018
However, Jill McCabe wrote that Clinton's emails never came up during her campaign and also her husband's involvement in the Clinton probe occurred after the election ended.
As per the NBC, previously Trump told Andrew McCabe to ask his wife "how it feels to be a loser?"
Let's see what the situation might turn-up in near future.