Page says it’s time to ‘take my power back’ after Trump attacks
Trump pretended to have orgasm at Minnesota rally in October
Page left the FBI in May 2018 amid controversy, driven by Trump, over her role in the Russia investigation and an
Apparently pretending to have an orgasm, the president said: “I love you, Peter! I love you too Lisa! Lisa, I love you.
“And if [Hillary Clinton] doesn’t win, Lisa, we’ve got an insurance policy, Lisa! We’ll get that son of a bitch out.”
The messages between Strzok and Page were made public during Mueller’s Russia investigation.
Strzok replied: “No. No he’s not. We’ll stop it.”
The pro-Trump right immediately seized on the messages as evidence of supposed “deep state” bias against the president.
Page, now in private practice, said she “wouldn’t even call [her experience] [post-traumatic stress disorder] because it’s not over.
Referring to a tweet sent by Trump four days before the interview, she said: “When Roger Stone got convicted, he asked: why isn’t Page in jail too? Not to mention, you
“And I don’t ever know when the president’s going to attack next. And when it happens, it can still sort of upend my day. You don’t really get used to it.”
Page said it was “very painful to see to places like the FBI and the Department of Justice that represent so much of what is excellent about this country, not fulfilling the
She added: “It’s crushing to see the noble justice department, my justice department, the place I grew up in, feel like it’s abandoned its principles of truth and independence.”