I've noted before that I think the whole Russiagate thing is basically nonsense. Now it seems like Robert Mueller and his team are continually trying to prove me correct.
"The FBI mysteriously “failed to preserve” five months of text messages between a senior FBI agent who worked on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation and his mistress, an FBI lawyer."
Yeah, that's totally normal.
"Strzok, as a senior FBI official, worked on both the Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations. He became the top investigator on the Trump-Russia case in July 2016 just weeks wrapping up his work as one of the top investigators in the Clinton probe.
"He was removed from Mueller’s investigation last summer after the DOJ inspector general learned of anti-Trump text messages he had exchanged with Page, whom he was having an extramarital affair with.
"Page was also a part of Mueller’s team, but left before the text messages were discovered."
Nothing to see here folks. Move along.
And somehow, it gets even worse than that. From Fox News,
"The Justice Department has given various congressional committees nearly 400 pages of additional text messages between two FBI officials who were removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.
"One of the newly discovered messages, lawmakers said, appeared to indicate that Peter Strzok and Lisa Page knew that charges would not be filed against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as a result of the investigation into her email server -- before Clinton was interviewed by the bureau."
Absolutely Bush league (or perhaps criminal). I kind of believe government is always incompetent, but this kind of gross negligence even shocks a cynic like me.
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