Ex-FBI official: 'No conspiracy' to prevent Trump's election


"And, we're going to say, we're going to get this out and we're going to put it in ways that people can easily understand, not a large dump, we're going to take it methodically as we go, as we get them cleared, and we're going to get them out to the American people".

Page and since-fired FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok, who were romantically involved, exchanged numerous anti-Trump text messages in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, and Republicans have long accused the bureau of political bias. Lynch said a team of career members of the Justice Department and FBI will present her with recommendations on how to proceed once the investigation has concluded and that she plans to accept the guidance. That the Department of Justice reopens investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails and Carter Page's FISA warrant. Days later, Clinton was let off for repeatedly mishandling top secret, classified information. But his comments in the transcript of the closed-door interview are the most thorough to date explaining a text Strzok sent Page saying they could not take the "risk" of Trump getting elected.

The House unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday calling for special counsel Robert Mueller's final report to be made public.

John Ratcliffe (R-TX) posted a transcript excerpt of Page's 2018 July testimony to social media in which she made the explosive admission to him. The top Republican on the Judiciary panel, Rep. Doug Collins, released a transcript of the interview Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to paint the early days of the Russian Federation investigation as tainted by law enforcement bias.

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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.

Strzok recalled that he disagreed that a candidate's electability should be part of the equation.

This entire investigation into Clinton was sparked by the fact that she had used a private email server during her time serving as secretary of state. It was after that call that Rudolph W. Giuliani went on TV claiming to have insider knowledge from Federal Bureau of Investigation agents; Strzok said he knew of no agents talking to Giuliani.