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Fired FBI Official's Legal Defense Fund To Close After Raising More Than $500,000

Andrew McCabe is closing his legal defense fund after it collected more than $537,000 in just a few days.
Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe's legal defense fund has raised $537,000 since his firing, triple the goal. Source: Pete Marovich

A legal defense fund for fired FBI official Andrew McCabe has more than tripled its financial goals and will soon close up shop, a spokeswoman said Monday.

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