The former espionage chief at the FBI dropped a bombshell on Tuesday, telling lawmakers in Congress that Peter Strzok and former President Barack Obama‘s White House had a much bigger role in the Hillary Clinton and Russia investigations than previously known, according to Fox News.
Bill Priestap, a top FBI official who served as Strzok’s boss prior to retiring earlier this year, testified before Congress on Tuesday that Strzok and the White House played a crucial role in the bureau’s Clinton and Russia probes.
As reported by Conservative Daily Post, Strzok served as the No. 2 counterintelligence analyst at the FBI before being demoted last year and fired from Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s team after an internal probe found that he had sent hundreds of anti-Trump text messages to Lisa Page, a former lawyer at the FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair.
Page abruptly resigned earlier this month amid the numerous allegations against her. And, all of this happened under Obama and fired FBI Director James Comey, who were calling the shots to harm President Donald Trump.
Wishing to remain anonymous, a lawmaker who questioned Priestap told Fox News that Strzok and Obama’s White House were calling major shots in the bureau’s probe into Clinton private email server.
Last year, Comey told Congress that Clinton sent and received dozens of classified emails on her private email server, which was hidden in the basement of her mansion.
The bureau admitted Clinton compromised America’s security and failed to protect classified information — that’s a felony per count.
Lawmakers also asked about a Jan. 30, 2016 email that Strzok sent to Priestap and another FBI colleague, which expressed anger over statements made by then-White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, where he claimed Clinton was not the “target” of “any FBI probe” regarding her email server.
“Below not helpful,” Strzok wrote. “Certainly the WH is going to do whatever it wants, but there is a line they need to hold with regard to the appearance of non-interference.”
So, lawmakers revealed that the former top espionage chief said Strzok and Obama’s White House played a bigger role in the Clinton and Russia probes than previously known.
Given Strzok is the same agent who spoke about an “insurance policy” in the case that Trump won the election and mentioned a “secret society” to unseat a duly elected president, Priestap’s revelations further reveal how democrats launched the biggest corruption scandal in modern history to save Clinton and take down Trump.
As Congress ramps up pressure on corrupt Obama officials, evidence suggests more corruption will likely be exposed.