Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) released the transcripts of the interviews conducted between Congress and since-fired Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok, revealing that the Departement of Justice (DOJ) may have worked with Hillary Clinton to prevent the FBI from investigating Clinton Foundation emails from her private server.
Democrats are desperate to hide their own history of deception, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into nonexistent collusion was the ideal way to distract the American people from their poor record of pulling punches when it came to prosecuting wrongdoing within the Obama administration.
But Graham, who chairs the Judiciary Committee, objected after Schumer refused to amend the non-binding resolution to include a provision calling for a special counsel to investigate Justice Department misconduct. Again, it's worth noting that most of the meatier coverage came from Trump-friendly outlets like Fox News. Page left the team before the text messages were discovered.More news: O'Rourke's Donor Roots Are GOP Businessmen — WashPost
In the transcript, Strzok said the debate over how aggressively to investigate the campaign explained the backstory of a cryptic August 15, 2016, text message he sent Page that has long attracted Republican attention.
Lisa Page, via social media. Republican lawmakers have pointed to the messages as evidence of political bias inside the bureau.
How could the FBI conduct an unbiased investigation and reach an independent conclusion if its agents were told not to go after the top target - Hillary Clinton - by the DOJ? "Those are the two questions that I'll try to get you answers to", Graham said.More news: Tesla unveils its Model Y crossover
But if the President is referring to Comey's ultimate decision not to recommend charges, Page's testimony does not show that former FBI Director James Comey "lied". The core of the allegations was that Clinton may have broken the law by allowing classified information be sent through her private unsecure channels.
According to Page, Justice Department, led at the time by Attorney General Loretta Lynch, had "multiple conversations" regarding possible charges for Clinton with respect to gross negligence. He said under oath the FBI investigative team unanimously believed Clinton shouldn't be prosecuted.More news: Manchester United boss Solskjaer rejects Neville's remarks on priorities