The FBI agent removed from the special counsel’s probe for sending anti-Trump text messages also reportedly played a key role in disrupting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Peter Strzok — who has been slammed by Republicans for allegedly being sympathetic to Clinton — co-wrote the first draft of ex-FBI director James Comey’s letter to Congress saying the feds were reopening the Clinton email investigation, according to CNN.
Strzok also supported re-opening the probe once more emails were discovered on disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s laptop.
However, the agent did express concern about releasing the letter to Congress just days before the election, potentially affecting the outcome, the network said.
Strzok was removed from the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller after it was revealed he and FBI lawyer Lisa Page were having an affair and their text messages became public.
Republicans have cited Strzok’s anti-Trump texts as proof that Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election is a partisan witch hunt.
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