Rep. Gohmert's comments about Strzok's infidelity prompt charges of hypocrisy against GOP

FBI agent Peter Strzok arrives for a closed-door hearing on June 27 before the House Judiciary Committee

"The specific questions that Lisa Page answered that Peter Strzok did not heightened my concern that the processes at the Federal Bureau of Investigation were contrived to fit the desired outcomes of people who were biased in favor of Hillary Clinton and against Donald Trump", Gaetz said.

Judicial Watch noted in January that the DOJ told Congress that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had neither requested nor searched information from the personal accounts of Strzok and Page.

"The credibility of a witness is always an issue", Gohmert said after others in the room exclaimed in shock over the comments.

"She's an irrelevant actor in a sideshow", Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Maryland Democrat, said of Page.

Former FBI Assistant Director James Kallstrom told FOX Business that the "lies" perpetrated by FBI agent Peter Strzok are consistent with the lack of leadership exemplified by the agency's former director, James Comey.

"It's much more sedate, much more calm", said Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, an Illinois Democrat.

"Mr. Gowdy, my understanding of why I was kicked off was that based on an understanding of those texts, and the perception that they might create-" Strzok said.

Page, who left the Federal Bureau of Investigation in May, is expected to be interviewed by lawmakers behind closed doors on Friday after being subpoenaed to appear.

"Those Democrats trying to protect that liar Strzok today should be ashamed of themselves", Giuliani said.

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But Ushakov told reporters on Friday that the USA side in the summit may raise the issue of alleged election meddling. "I don't think you'll have any 'Gee, I did it". "I really believe, that when he tells me that, he means it".

An embattled Federal Bureau of Investigation agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias launched a vigorous defence Thursday at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger pointing and veiled references to sexual transgressions.

Page's questioning is to continue on Monday.

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz told the paper Page's answers: "heightened my concern that the processes at the Federal Bureau of Investigation were contrived to fit the desired outcomes of people who were biased in favor of Hillary Clinton and against Donald Trump".

Once special counsel Robert Mueller found out about his text messages he fired him from the Russian Federation investigation.

"You need your medication", said New Jersey Democratic Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. Strzok was removed from the special counsel probe after the text messages were discovered past year, while Page had already left.

While Sanders argues that Trump should go ahead with the one-on-one meeting with Putin in order to press him on his alleged role in election interference following the new indictments, Sen.

Plus, he said in an animated riff that drew Democratic applause, both the Clinton and Russian Federation investigations were handled by large teams that "would not tolerate any improper behaviour in me any more than I would tolerate it in them".

Giuliani, who usually delivers his messages through television interviews, was responding to Strzok's highly contentious hearing Thursday before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees.

"They are strong units defending America, and these indictments prove it once again", Cohen said.

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