They said also that Page addressed questions that went unanswered during the public testimony Thursday of FBI agent Peter Strzok, who cited orders from the bureau not to disclose certain details about its work on the Clinton and Trump probes. A recent Justice Department inspector general report found that the actions of some agents - including the messages from Strzok and Page, who according to the report, were having an extramarital affair - damaged the FBI's credibility, but that none of the decision-making in the Clinton probe was affected by political bias. Right?!" Strzok replied, "No.
Strzok angrily responded, saying the "we'll stop it" text came in response to campaign occurrences such as Trump insulting the immigrant father of a fallen USA soldier.
"Do you need your medication?"
"I regret using the term 'Purple Heart.' I used it metaphorically, not literally". All Page has to do now is tailor her answers to match Strzok's. Last year, he was reassigned from Mueller's team after the compromising texts emerged.
"To suggest we can parse down the shorthand like they're some contract for a vehicle is simply not consistent with my or most people's use of text messaging", Strzok said, practically yelling at Gowdy. He also briefly served on special counsel Robert Mueller's team, investigating Trump's ties to Russian Federation.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., held open the possibility that the panel would still hold Strzok in contempt because he wouldn't answer questions about the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
"[Strzok] was not a credible witness, and I think his explanations didn't hold water", DeSantis, a member of both the House Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said Thursday on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle".
Man charged with hate crime over Puerto Rican shirt incident, officer resigns
When the new officers arrived, they arrested Trybus on charges of misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. We can not allow those who do not understand America's greatness to terrorize people due to their background.
Russians Accused of Hacking Democrats in 2016 US Election
Trump said Friday before the indictment was released that he planned to ask Putin about Russia's election interference. Trump, who is now visiting Britain, is scheduled to meet with Putin in Helsinki on Monday.
Rep. Goodlatte: Lisa Page 'finally' to testify before House Judiciary Committee
Strzok said he could not answer any questions about the ongoing investigation based on advice from the FBI's general counsel. Strzok again stated he could not answer and Goodlatte said the Committee would consider a contempt citation.
Gowdy seized on one message that has received particular attention from right-wing media outlets, an August 8, 2016, text in which Strzok, discussing with Page the prospect of a Trump win, says, "No".
Strzok said "based on that awful, disgusting behavior", he assumed Trump would not win the election.
This is Strzok responding to Republican lawmakers questioning him about one of the messages.
Vox said Strzok was there to rehabilitate his image, and it offered some help in this regard.
This is why the whole argument against Strzok and the FBI is absurd: Strzok and colleagues could have doomed Trump with one phone call, leaking the investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation.
House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy, who mixed it up with Strzok several times on Thursday, would not answer questions about Page or the Mueller indictment when he left the interview Friday. "You had one Democrat from the state of New Jersey say that he deserved hugs and kisses". Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.) shouted at Gohmert after his remarks.
"This information had the potential to derail and quite possibly defeat Mr. Trump, but the thought of expressing that, or exposing that information never crossed my mind", Efe quoted Mr Strzok as telling to lawmakers during a congressional hearing.