A review of the texts is now underway to determine whether the two agents allowed political bias to influence their work, but regardless of what that investigation concludes, the story is sure to provide ammunition for those, like President Trump and his defenders, who have accused the Mueller investigation, FBI, and overall intelligence community of being driven by partisanship.
And according toThe Washington Post, Strzok exchanged the messages with Lisa Page, an Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer who was also assigned to and later removed from Mueller's team.
Trump has criticized the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation, initially citing it as his reason for firing former FBI director James Comey on May 9. The people briefed on the case said the transfer followed the discovery of text messages in which Mr. Strzok and a colleague reacted to news events, like presidential debates, in ways that could appear anti-Trump. Law enforcement officials who have worked with Strzok told the New York Times they've seen no evidence to suggest he let his political views influence the investigation.
Strzok's attorney refused to comment on the publication.
A spokesperson for Mueller's team confirmed to BuzzFeed News that Strzok was no longer assigned part of the investigation. A spokeswoman at the Justice Department said "we areaware of the allegation and taking any and all appropriate steps".
By hiding from Congress, and from the American people, documented political bias by a key FBI head investigator for both the Russian Federation collusion probe and the Clinton email investigation, the FBI and DOJ engaged in a willful attempt to thwart Congress' constitutional oversight responsibility.
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The other was the "testing of a long-range ICBM", the implication being this had been achieved with the most recent launch . The latest test was the highest and longest any North Korean missile had flown, landing in the sea near Japan.
The US ambassador to the UN Security Council Nikki Haley said the North Korean regime would be " utterly destroyed " if war comes. He also complained that the United States was "totally ignoring" a U.N. demand for talks with North Korea.
Nothing negative or offensive was said towards me from Pep and that's what makes him one of the best managers in world football. Manchester City's unbeaten start to the season has left Pep Guardiola believing that his side are capable of beating anybody.
And in last night's speech, she cited her friend and donor Francia Raisa as the reason she was able to appear at the show at all. Selena Gomez has debuted some awesome new music this year, even while she has battled for her life.
Trump on Flynn Guilty Plea: 'No Collusion'
Separately, a Justice Department spokeswoman said, "we are aware of the allegations and are taking any and all appropriate steps". That senior official is also not identified in court records, but people familiar with the matter told The Post that it is K.T.
Supermoon to light up the sky this weekend
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Netflix picks up new Sabrina the Teenage Witch series
The original plan was to have Sabrina show up during an episode of Riverdale before spinning-off into her own series. The streaming service has rights to " Riverdale " and offered the first season when it concluded on The CW .