Trump Wants to Fight Robert Mueller by Appointing a Bizarro Mueller

Lester Mason
Декабря 13, 2017

A series of text messages exchanged between top Federal Bureau of Investigation employees that were critical of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump were released to lawmakers Tuesday evening on Capitol Hill amid increasing demands to see them, according to documents reviewed by CNN.

Peter Strzok, a former counter-intelligence agent, was "immediately" ousted by special counsel Robert Mueller, who heads the Russian Federation investigation, upon discovering the texts in July, according to Politico and USA Today.

Two FBI agents insulted President Donald Trump before he took office, NBC News confirmed late on Tuesday.

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A spokesman for Mueller has said Strzok was removed from the team as soon as the text messages were discovered. Page replied, "Good god".

And just days after then-FBI Director James Comey announced that he would not recommend charges against Clinton in the email inquiry, Strzok cited a New York Times poll indicating that the email inquiry was "weighing on Hillary Clinton" who was then running even with Trump. The texts sent between Page and Strzok are dated between August 2015 and December 2016, the duration of the campaign.

That same month, Strzok wrote that he's "worried about what happens if [Clinton] is elected, " though he doesn't explain his concern.

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That same night, Page notes Trump's comment about the size of his hands, and says "This man cannot be president". "Made me want to key the auto".

Page had also worked on Mueller's team - which is investigating possible coordination between Trump associates and agents - but left that position earlier in July, for what officials have said were unrelated reasons.

The move comes as Republicans try to discredit the special counsel investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation during the presidential election. "Some of those interviewed by Mueller's team believe the goal is in part to determine if there was a deliberate effort by President Trump or top officials in the West Wing to cover up the information about Flynn that Sally Yates... conveyed to [White House counsel] McGahn on January 26".

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"These new revelations require the appointment of a special counsel to investigate", Sekulow said.

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