The FBI knew about it judging from the newly-revealed Page-Strzok texts.
Fox News published the texts of Peter Strzok and his paramour Lisa Page, showing what coordination among the FBI, CIA Director John Brennan, and Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff Denis McDonough:
“Make sure you can lawfully protect what you sign. Just thinking about congress, foia, etc. You probably know better than me.”
“Internal joint cyber cd intel piece for D, scenesetter 4McDonough brief, Trainer [head of FBI cyber div] directed ALL cyber info be pulled....
In the texts, “D” referred to FBI Dir James Comey, & “McDonough” referred to Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, the GOP investigators said.
“The evidence of a direct connection btwn the Russian govt & @realDonaldTrump ’s presidential campaign continues to mount & has led Michael Morrell, the former Acting Central Intelligence Director, to call Trump an ‘unwitting agent’ of Russia and the Kremlin. ..
Page texted Strzok:
“Here we go,” sending a link to the Times report titled, “Harry Reid Cites Evidence of Russian Tampering in U.S. Vote and seeks FBI inquiry.”
“D [Comey] said at am brief that Reid called him and told him he would be sending a letter.”
The FBI/DoJ appeared to know the letter from Reid was coming based on the Strzok-Page text saying,
"here we go."
~The Obama White House was – in the least – being briefed on this investigation.
~They need a Special Counsel to look at it at this point.
Strzok wrote in a txt to Page, referring to Huma Abedin, Clinton's top aide and Weiner’s wife.
by Huma Abedin, Weiner's wife and top aide to Clinton.
This is why I continue to "report"
Peter Strzok is a veteran counterintelligence agent who was assigned to both the investigation into Clinton’s personal email server & Muller's probe into possible collusion betwn @realDonaldTrump officials & Russians during the election.
A lawyer for the FBI, Lisa Page was only temporarily on Mueller’s team, but she discussed the investigation with Strzok.
Hodgman started working in the enforcement div at the SEC in 2008 as a staff attorney & was promoted to assistant director in 2012.
She investigated numerous cases of fraud and earned a $229,968 salary in 2016. heavy.com/news/2017/12/m…
A controversial figure at the FBI, deputy director Andrew McCabe referenced by Page and Strzok in their text messages was his demise and exposed his own illegal and politically motivated bias.
“It’s like an insurance policy in unlikely event u die b4 u’re 40”
Bruce Ohr, an associate attorney general with the US Dept of Justice, was demoted in Dec 2017 bc of contacts he had w/controversial Fusion GPS firm that hired the fmr British spy who developed the infamous “Trump dossier” on Russia.
And unfortunately, it will likely become a
~Pre-2018 Primary Election "Look What We Did For You (Voters) Dog and Pony Show"
Special Msg to the Senate & the House
May 16, 1797
a. Know the Law
b. Follow the Law
c. Punished 4Breaking Law.
I Have Yet To Find a "Clause" EXEMPTING Government Officials From THE LAW.