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Former FBI official: Firing Strzok was justified - he, Comey and McCabe disgraced the FBI
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Comey, despite holding clearances as head of the FBI, contradicted himself before Congress, leaked documents through a secret cutout, proudly triggered Mueller's appointment, and then cashed in with a big-money book. (article 4) Then Andrew McCabe turned out to be a subterranean anti-Trump partisan, who was reproached by the Justice Department's inspector general for breach of integrity. (article 4) FBI Agent Peter Strzok, a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation , was fired by the FBI after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. (article 1) Trump's allies have seized on the texts, saying they show the investigation into possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russia is tainted by political bias. (article 1) He said the 21-year veteran of the FBI was removed because of political pressure and " to punish Strzok for political speech protected by the First Amendment. (article 1) In a statement, the FBI said Strzok was subject to the standard FBI review and disciplinary process and defended the decision to overrule the OPR. (article 1) Strzok, who exchanged text messages with FBI lawyer Lisa Page , vigorously defended himself at a combative House hearing in July that spanned 10 hours. (article 1)

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    Strzok, FBI, MUELLER, Trump, McCabe

    Source articles
    1. Peter Strzok, a longtime agent who once worked on ... (cbc.ca, 08/13/2018, 698 words)
    2. Strzok, Page and the FBI texting scandal explained (FOX News, 08/13/2018, 849 words)
    3. Former FBI official: Firing Strzok was justified - he, Comey and McCabe disgraced the FBI (FOX News, 08/14/2018, 1155 words)
    4. Here's how Trump can end the whole Mueller investigation farce (FOX News, 08/14/2018, 1091 words)




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