McCabe exited the FBI building around noon on Monday after more than 20 years with the bureau.
"Finally, on Christmas Eve, Trump quoted Fox News Channel on McCabe: ".@FoxNews-FBI's Andrew McCabe, 'in addition to his wife getting all of this money from M (Clinton Puppet), he was using, allegedly, his FBI Official Email Account to promote her campaign. McCabe's resignation was the right choice, and a step in the right direction.
Andrew McCabe has stepped down effective today as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell NBC News.
Sanders says the White House has "some concerns" over McCabe's work at the bureau.
His role began in February 2016, following his appointment as deputy director and three months after his wife, Jill McCabe, lost her bid for a state Senate seat.
Trump's dislike of McCabe dates back to October 2016, when news stories revealed McCabe's wife had run as a Democrat for the Virginia state legislature, aided with almost $500,000 in donations from the political action committee of then-Governor Terry McAuliffe, a close ally of Hillary Clinton, and that McCabe had gone on to oversee probes involving Clinton. Terry McAuliffe moved nearly $500,000 to her campaign.
McCabe recused himself from that probe but remained involved in the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton, one of McAuliffe's closest allies.
In one text exchange from August 15, 2016, Strzok referred to a meeting that had occurred that day in McCabe's office.
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McConnell and Schumer insisted they were still committed to finding an agreement that restores government funding as soon as possible.
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He also told Trump that Turkey's offensive seeks to rid Afrin of "terrorist elements" and protect Turkey's national security. He said Turkey should " limit its military actions " and "exercise caution", according to his administration.
Other text messages show that Strzok and Page were highly critical of Trump while supportive of Clinton.
McCabe, slated to step down in March, has been said to be using accumulated leave.
McCabe was a frequent target of Trump's ire. Trump has also acknowledged that the Russian Federation investigation played a role in his firing of Comey.
Another Trump campaign associate, Paul Manafort, was the first person charged in the Russian Federation probe on October 30, led by FBI Director Robert Mueller.
Following news in December of his imminent retirement, Trump tweeted, "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retier will full benefits".
"We have seen the numerous reports as you all have seen", she said during the daily White House briefing. Had he been set up?
During the January 24 interview, Flynn lied to agents - one of whom was Strzok - about contacts he had the month before with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The tweet was part of Trump's efforts, discussed with White House aides, to discredit F.B.I. officials. Some supporters of Trump have suggested that McCabe sought to trap Flynn in that interview, though there has been no evidence that that is the case.