We Need a Special Counsel to Investigate 'Potential Crimes' by FBI, DOJ

Then-FBI official Peter Strzok testifies before House lawmakers in July

Strzok said DOJ attorneys believed that "we lacked probable cause to get a search warrant for those servers and projected that either it would take a very long time and/or it would be impossible to get to the point where we could obtain probable cause to get a warrant".

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page said previous year on Capitol Hill that any bias in the FBI against Donald Trump did not impact the bureau's investigations of the Trump campaign's suspected Russian Federation ties and of Hillary Clinton's emails. But Page, in 2018, told House lawmakers that whatever she had to say about Trump or Clinton in the past, it didn't affect the quality of investigations.

"There are two questions that I think the public deserves an answer to: Did they short-circuit the Clinton e-mail investigation because they wanted her to win, and they knew if they charged her she might lose?"

"The American people are overwhelmingly for the report being made public".

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Smollett". "We look forward to complete transparency and the truth coming out", Glandian said. Police and prosecutors have said that Smollett hired two brothers to stage the attack.

The agents were dismissed from Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigative team in 2017 after it was discovered they had exchanged anti-Trump texts.

Graham also told Fox News on Wednesday that he also wanted a special counsel to investigate "potential crimes" by officials in the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

In the transcript, Page asserted, "Many of us in law enforcement dislike the subject of our investigations".

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.

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The transcript shows Strzok was asked about decisions made during the Clinton probe, including then-FBI Director James B. Comey's efforts to draft a memo explaining his rationale for not prosecuting Clinton in advance of interviewing her. Strzok said he was aware of no similar effort to draft a memo explaining a potential decision to charge Clinton ahead of her interview.

Asked in general terms whether he had "ever been part of the FBI's efforts to infiltrate a US political campaign" or "been part of an effort to put a spy in a USA political campaign", Strzok said no.

The Justice Department's internal watchdog conducted an exhaustive review of the FBI's investigation of Clinton's handling of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

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