Strzok text on Russian Collusion: He didn’t think there was anything there – IOTW Report

Strzok text on Russian Collusion: He didn’t think there was anything there

Daily Caller: In ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Text, Peter Strzok Expressed ‘Concern’ About Joining Mueller Team.

The FBI’s top agent on the Trump-Russia investigation sent a text message last year that one top Republican senator says suggests he saw no evidence of Trump campaign collusion.

The text message, which was sent by Peter Strzok, is “jaw-dropping,” Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said in a radio interview on Tuesday.

In an interview with WISN-Milwaukee radio host Jay Weber, Johnson read aloud a May 19, 2017 text that Strzok sent to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer and his mistress.

Strzok wrote: “You and I both know the odds are nothing. If I thought it was likely, I’d be there no question. I hesitate in part because of my gut sense and concern that there’s no big there there.”

Johnson said that the text referred to the Mueller investigation, which had kicked off two days earlier. Strzok joined that team, but was removed in July after the Justice Department’s inspector general discovered his anti-Trump text exchanges with Page.

As the FBI’s deputy counterintelligence chief, Strzok was picked in July 2016 to oversee the investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with the Russian government. Prior to that, he was a top investigator on the Clinton email inquiry.

“I think that’s kind of jaw-dropping,” said Johnson, a Republican, said of the Strzok text.

“In other words, Peter Strzok, who was the FBI deputy assistant director of the counterintelligence division, the man who had a plan to do something because he just couldn’t abide Donald Trump being president, is saying that his gut sense is that there’s no big there there when it comes to the Mueller special counsel investigation,” he said.  more here

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12 Comments on Strzok text on Russian Collusion: He didn’t think there was anything there

  1. “I think that’s kind of jaw-dropping,” said Johnson

    “kind of”? Johnson is kind of stupendously mealy-mouthed.

  2. If he did any thinking, I wouldn’t know who he was probably.

  3. Clearly, Strzok was too wishy washy on Trump for Mueller.

  4. “Vee don’t need no steenkeen proofies!”

  5. Last week, Diane Feinstein unilaterally and illegally released Fusion GPS’s testimony.

    Fuck this #ReleaseTheMemo BS. If Republicans have seen it and have a copy, then release it.

    Doesn’t anyone have a cold they can blame?

  6. How about it being “jailhouse door thunking” instead?

  7. Anybody heard of any memo content leaks yet?

  8. Even a blind nut finds a skwirl wunce in a wile.

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