In the case of Strzok & Page, press leaks have been reported on since January 2018.
Strzok & Page engaged in this tactic against Trump since 2016.
“Article is out, but hidden behind paywall so can’t read it.”
“Wsj? Boy that was fast,” Strzok texted back, using the initials of the famed financial newspaper. “Should I ‘find’ it and tell the team?”
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This tactic is not new. However, there are some newly-revealed texts by Strzok & Page.
Her text said: “I had literally just gone to find this phone to tell you I want to talk to you about media leak strategy with DOJ before you go.”
Strzok then warned Page about 2 articles that are coming out, one which is “worse” than the other about Carter Page.” Strzok added: “Well done, Page.”
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The media leaks occurred to obtain FISA warrants using unsubstantiated information, and to influence the Presidential election.
And they were covering-up their own illegal actions.
Leaking information is old, so it isn't actually shocking.
They presented propaganda so that they could influence others and steer the US Presidential Election towards Hillary Clinton.
These texts will also show that there was a tactic in place at the FBI to leak false stories to the media.
Is Congress behind this flush of 'evidence' ? These texts were obtained a long time ago, and referenced in the DOJ's IG Horowitz's Report.