A federal judge compared White House involvement in an investigation of former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to a “,” and accused people “at the top” of of the judicial process, new documents revealed Friday.
The chilling statements were disclosed in group in a . The attack by U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton on White House pressure emerged amid over Attorney General manipulation of criminal cases involving allies of President or those he perceives as enemies.
The Justice Department announced Friday that it wasn’t pursuing any criminal charges against McCabe — a frequent target of Trump’s — for allegedly misleading investigators about a leak to the media concerning an FBI probe into the Clinton Foundation.
Walton, who was appointed to