The Justice department has finally produced 49 pages comprising around 300 previously “missing” text messages sent between two anti-Trump FBI employees in charge of investigating him. The messages, sent between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI counsel Lisa Page, who were also having an extramarital affair together, span the period between December 16, 2016 and May 23, 2017.
As the Daily Caller reports, many of the messages are in shorthand and out of context. Congressional investigators will be sifting through them and piecing them together with previously released text messages to see if there is further evidence of political bias from two people acting in roles which required the utmost impartiality.
Interestingly, one of the text messages refers to opening “a case we’ve been waiting on” and doing it “now while Andy is acting.”
New texts between Strzok and Page show their dismay at the firing of Comey & in the immediate aftermath of his firing on May 9, 2017, Strzok texted: "We need to open the case we've been waiting on now while Andy is acting." What case was he referring to? https://t.co/2R7EU92LIv pic.twitter.com/1tHiYKrgSi
— Nick Short 🇺🇸 (@PoliticalShort) 27 April 2018
Another text shows Strzok’s concern over former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and FBI employee Sally Yates all playing into the “there should be an unmasking request/record” for incidental collection incorrect narrative.”
— steviewires (@steviedeadlocks) 27 April 2018