Is President Trump sending some of his followers with "dog whistles"? Ex-FBI director Andrew McCabe said he had been scared Friday night at HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" appearance.
Maher had asked McCabe for comments Trump had made to Breitbart News earlier this week, supporting the military, the police, and the nation's "bikers."
"It's very worrying and worrying," McCabe said. "I think he may overestimate how much support he has from the people, the law enforcement agencies, and the military, and what interests me most about such statements is not what he means, but what this audience actually hears . "
"Which audience are we talking about?", Asked Maher
. "Well, the people who are looking for the dog whistle and the encrypted language," McCabe replied. "They receive these totally inappropriate and irresponsible lyrics and messages statements, and it affects me how they interpret what they hear, and they see that as a kind of call to action." [Saturday] McCabe's ex-presidency is scheduled for Saturday Sessions, a former US Attorney, said in a Twitter message the next day, President Trump declared McCabe's raid "a big day for the hard-working men and women of the FBI." [McCarthy] On Friday, McCabe defended his former FBI colleagues and theirs Trump's possible ties with Russia The former acting director, who turns 51
"What we found was clearly inadequate, to set up a prosecution application, "McCabe said.
Maher also asked McCabe about the allegations that Trump had ties to Russian organized crime and washed money for Russians in the 1990s.
"It's entirely possible," McCabe replied. "I can not sit here tonight and confirm with you, but it's entirely possible."
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. Other guests who attended Maher's show on Friday included former Tallahassee, Florida Mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democrat who lost a bid for the Florida governor last year. Just hours before he'd appeared in Moher's show, Gillum had been to a mall in Los Angeles when someone reported an active shooter.
"We're on the road, we're safe," Gillum tweeted after the authorities had found a shooter's reports unfounded. "That's not normal."
Gillum's time as mayor (2014-2018) included at least one highly publicized shooting incident: Last August, an armed suspect entered a venue in Tallahassee where a video game tournament was taking place, killing two of them before killing two he killed himself.