The agency said its commissioner had asked the IRS inspector general to look into the randomness of the audits targeting two former FBI leaders.
“It just defies logic to think that there wasn’t some other factor involved,” Andrew McCabe said.
Federal agents seized John Eastman's phone outside of a restaurant last week.
The former president is "threatening law enforcement" like a "mob boss," said Andrew McCabe. "It's just outrageous."
The president's latest attack on a favorite target may have set a new low mark for falsehoods.
Judge Reggie Walton said that as federal prosecutors unduly kept McCabe on the hook, "people at the top" undermined the “integrity of the process."
An attorney for the former FBI deputy director presses federal prosecutors about an anticipated indictment that hasn't materialized.
The case relates to media disclosures about the Clinton Foundation during the 2016 election.
He accused former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and current FBI Director Christopher Wray of catering to Trump's “unlawful whims."
The former acting FBI director told CNN's Chris Cuomo that "action should be taken immediately," regardless of whether it actually results in impeachment.