McCabe Fired, Trump Escalates Attacks On Mueller Over the last few days, President Trump has escalated his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller, the FBI and the Department of Justice. His personal attorney, John Dowd, called for an end to the Russia investigation. And late Friday night, Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe for "lack of candor," two days before he was set to retire with a full pension. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Scott Detrow and justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.