Obama Wanted 'to Know Everything' About Clinton Email Probe

Obama Wanted 'to Know Everything' About Clinton Email Probe

Johnson's committee took particular aim at one September 2, 2016, exchange in which Page - on the day the FBI released documents about the then-closed Clinton email investigation - told Strzok that President Barack Obama "wants to know everything we are doing".

The pair had worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's team that is investigating whether the Trump administration was involved with Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

"According to a newly released Senate report", Fox News reported, "this text raises questions about Obama's personal involvement in the Clinton email investigation".

According to one message sent from Page to Stzok on September 2, 2016, Obama wanted "to know everything".

The FBI investigation into whether Clinton had sent classified information using a private email server became perhaps the biggest stumbling block of her presidential run. "Now I need to fix it and finish it".

FBI Director James Comey testified under oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, 2016, that Obama's Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, had instructed him to describe the investigation into Clinton as a "matter" instead of a "criminal investigation". "Page also expressed disdain for Americans participating in the 2016 March for Life, writing that she 'truly hate [s] these people.' Strzok called Virginians who apparently voted against FBI Deputy Director McCabe's wife for a local Senate seat 'ignorant hillbillys [sic].' These statements raise questions about whether personal political bias may have affected the FBI's investigation". "We have a strict line", in an interview in April 2016.

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The message was sent from Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page to agent Peter Strzok, the erstwhile lovers at the heart of the GOP's allegations of anti-Trump bias and corruption at the highest ranks of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department. "Potus wants to know everything we're doing", it said without providing any evidence about the topic of the reference to the president of the United States.

The main reason to be skeptical is that we're not even sure what kind of briefing Strzok and his mistress, Lisa Page, were texting about. "Good for her for running, but curious if she's energized or never again". After news reports about the messages, lawmakers demanded to see them amid Republican concerns that agency officials were biased against Trump. Page had texted to Strzok.

Many of them discuss office issues, but also show the two making disparaging comments about Trump before and after the election. "Less than worthless", Strzok replied.

So, just chronologically, Senator Johnson's claim - which is being parroted by Fox News, Drudge, and a slew of far right wing media outlets - is false.

Comey, McCabe and Rybicki have been in the cross hairs of the congressional investigations into both the Clinton investigation as well as the FBI's handling of the Russian Federation investigation.

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