(WASHINGTON) -- A source familiar with the matter confirms that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down immediately.
He had long been expected to retire from government in March, when he was eligible to receive his benefits for his years of service. Now, he is vacating his post atop the FBI and taking time away from the agency — but he will technically remain an employee of the bureau until his official retirement in March.
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