Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who told his agency paramour that he would “stop” Trump, was reportedly escorted out of the building Friday upon release of the inspector general’s report.
But the embattled agent still has a job with the bureau, noted Laura Jarrett of CNN.
“As of today, he is still employed; he’s been stationed in Human Resources since dismissal from Mueller team,” Jarrett tweeted, along with a statement from Strzok’s attorney, Aitan Goelman.
“Just as he has been for the last 20 years, Pete Strzok remains a proud FBI agent who wants to continue working to keep the American people safe,” Goelman said.
“Pete has steadfastly played by the rules and respected the process, and yet he continues to be the target of unfounded personal attacks, political games and inappropriate information leaks.”
Strzok, deputy head of counterintelligence at the FBI, was reassigned from the Robert Mueller investigation into alleged election collusion with Russia after it was learned he exchanged anti-Trump messages with FBI lawyer Lisa Page.
“[Trump’s] not ever going to become president, right? Right?!” Page texted him.
“No. No he won’t. We’ll stop it,” Strzok wrote back.
President Trump jumped into the fray Sunday night, calling Strzok a “sick loser”:
“Why was the FBI’s sick loser, Peter Strzok, working on the totally discredited Mueller team of 13 Angry & Conflicted Democrats, when Strzok was giving Crooked Hillary a free pass yet telling his lover, lawyer Lisa Page, that ‘we’ll stop’ Trump from becoming President?” the president tweeted.
“Witch Hunt!” he concluded.
Why was the FBI’s sick loser, Peter Strzok, working on the totally discredited Mueller team of 13 Angry & Conflicted Democrats, when Strzok was giving Crooked Hillary a free pass yet telling his lover, lawyer Lisa Page, that “we’ll stop” Trump from becoming President? Witch Hunt!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2018
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