"Rod was thinking about a lot of things during those days; there was a lot going on," McCabe said. "Rod and I had numerous, several interactions over the course of five or six days. In each one, I pressed, pressed, raised the issue and pressed a little harder.
"Rod initially wasn't convinced that we needed [a special counsel], and then initially wasn't convinced that we needed one right away. I think one of his concerns that he mentioned to me was that he was concerned about what would happen to him if he appointed a special counsel, that if he did, it might mean he would lose his job and then we would no longer have a Senate-confirmed official at the Justice Department to oversee all these efforts. He was also concerned about the ongoing efforts to find and nominate a new candidate for the FBI director position, and that was a process that he very much wanted to stay involved in."
"Who was he seeking advice from?"
"I can't say everyone who Rod was seeking advice from because I don't know that, but he did mention to me that he would, he mentioned to me how highly he thought of Jim Comey, and he mentioned that he would like to speak to Jim Comey about it," McCabe replied.
"After Comey was fired?"
"That's correct." 来源
老卖为何选这个时候曝光？新AG Barr 上班了。我会相面，新AG是个狠角色，是不是deep state不敢说，但他肯定会开铡祭旗来立威，否则没人把他当回事，至于谁被祭旗，谁倒霉算谁，是老卖还是老绕，巴要看你们谁表现好。所以老卖就出来卖了。。。