You can’t make this up…

Andrew McCabe, the now former FBI Deputy Director who was fired earlier this year, is now seeking immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony in front of Congress:

So the first person to flip in the Russian investigation will be [SPINS WHEEL] Andrew McCabe?

More from CNN:

“Mr. McCabe is willing to testify, but because of the criminal referral, he must be afforded suitable legal protection,” Bromwich wrote to Grassley. “This is a textbook case for granting use immunity. . . . If this Committee is unwilling or unable to obtain such an order, then Mr. McCabe will have to no choice but to invoke his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.”

If McCabe invokes his Fifth Amendment right instead of answering certain questions, it could set up a contentious confrontation with lawmakers. They could serve him with a subpoena and if he continues to refuse to testify, lawmakers could pursue a contempt resolution against him and refer the matter for prosecution by the DC US Attorney’s Office or enforce the subpoena through civil action in federal court.

Get the popcorn, all of it:

Exit question: Should he return his legal fund windfall if this happens?

And this comes on the heels of another report that controversial FBI agent Peter Strzok may have played a “larger role in Clinton and Russia probes than previously known”: