'Fox & Friends' Attacks Andrew McCabe's Wife Over Anti-Trump Op-Ed

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In the op-ed, Jill defended her honor and reputation and that of her husband's by saying that the president and his allies persistently and falsely attacked her. I made the decision to run for office because I was trying to help people.

"For the past year and a half of this nightmare, I have not been free to speak out about what happened".

McCabe is a working mom, a leader of the community and an experienced pediatrician.

Trump slammed McCabe during the exchange for, as he said, getting "more than $500,000 from, essentially, Hillary Clinton".

Currently, she serves as the medical director in three departments at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, Virginia, including the Pediatric Emergency Department, the Pediatric Hospitalist Services and the outpatient Concussion Program.

"The issue is whether or not her husband - as a result of money from a Clinton ally - had to recuse himself because of the appearance that justice wouldn't be fairly administered", Fitton said on "Outnumbered Overtime".

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In a meeting with Andrew last May, reports stated that Trump asked him who he had voted for in the presidential elections in 2016.

In the months before McCabe was sacked, Trump and his team slammed him over the reported connection between Jill McCabe and Hillary Clinton ally, Terry McAuliffe.

Jill McCabe called the claims "just false and utterly absurd". Clinton and McAuliffe are longtime friends, which Trump seized on as defense of his claims that Andrew McCabe and FBI leadership were biased in their investigation into Clinton's use of private email as secretary of state, which culminated with no criminal charges against her.

"This could not be further from the truth", she continued. "You may have seen it - it seems to have taken on a weird life of its own - but that was it, just a family picture at a swim meet", she wrote in the op-ed. Andrew McCabe, a "reliable Republican", consulted with the ethics department at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and did not participate in any aspect of her campaign, she said, save taking one family photo wearing a campaign t-shirt.

In a statement, McCabe said he "never imagined that I would need to rely on this type of assistance", but the support "has been simply overwhelming and has led to contributions that have left us stunned and extraordinarily grateful".

McCabe was sacked by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on March 16, 26 hours before he was planning to retire, based on allegations he had lied in an internal probe over his handling of the 2016 investigation of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.