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FBI agent Peter Strzok to lawmakers Anti Trump texts didn’t “impact any official action”

FBI agent Peter Strzok to lawmakers Anti Trump texts didn’t “impact any official action”

House Democrats accused Republicans of using Strzok to undermine special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation.

She wondered if it was time to remove the cameras from congressional hearings.

What he referred to as a "parliamentary smackdown" and the "Thunder Dome" in the Capitol Dome, Colbert began explaining to his audience how Strzok's anti-Trump tweets were being scrutinized by GOP lawmakers. "It taints the entire Mueller witchunt".

Strzok also said he was one of the few people during the 2016 US election who knew the details of Russian election interference and its possible connections with people in the Trump orbit, and that information could have derailed Trump's election chances. All the results of the investigation are "fruit of the poison tree" and should be dismissed'.

House Republicans insisted they had to interview FBI agent Peter Strzok to publicly air his anti-Trump texts in an attempt to discredit the Mueller investigation into Russia's attack on the 2016 presidential election.

"It was in response to a series of events that included then-candidate Trump insulting the immigrant family of a fallen war hero", Strzok said, "and my presumption based on that frightful, disgusting behavior, that the American population would not elect someone demonstrating that behavior to be president of the United States".

Gohmert said he meant to ask Strzok about an allegation that the agent was told by Intelligence Community Inspector General's investigator Frank Rucker that an "anomaly" was found in the metadata within Clinton's unauthorized private email server. Strzok, a seasoned counterintelligence agent, helped lead both investigations but has since been reassigned to human resources.

On Thursday, House Republicans grilled Strzok for hours, making all manner of incendiary insinuations about what that text implied.

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened Strzok with contempt, claiming he was under subpoena.

"Would anyone sitting here today believe that this was an acceptable state of affairs, particularly at an agency whose motto is "Fidelity, Bravery and Integrity"? I know he already testified behind closed doors", said Ingraham on her show in kicking off an interview with Rep.

Mr Strzok denied that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was biased against then-candidate Trump and rejected that his actions in the Russian Federation probe after the 2016 election had political motivations.

He said he had "expressed personal political opinions during an extraordinary presidential election" and that at times his "criticism was blunt", but that it was not limited to Trump.

He made clear his exasperation at being the focus of a hearing when Russian election interference had successfully sown discord in America.

"The fact you would accuse me otherwise, the fact you would question whether or not that was the sort of look I would engage in with a family member who I have acknowledged hurting, goes more to a discussion about your character and what you stand for and what's going inside you", he said, before being interrupted.

The hearing brought to the surface a little-discussed reality of public service: Law enforcement agents and other government workers are permitted to espouse political views but are expected to keep them separate from their work.

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