Sen. Josh Hawley: Prejudiced FBI Officials Tried to Overturn Results of a Democratic Election

Breitbart | 8/26/2016 | Staff
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Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, said officials like former FBI agent Peter Strzok tried to overturn the results of a democratic election by launching an investigation into the Trump campaign for Russian collusion.

Hawley read aloud a text from Strzok to his former lover and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page on August 26, 2016: “Just went to the southern Virginia Walmart. I could SMELL the Trump support.”

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“Smell is capitalized,” he said. “In my view, you want to know what’s really going on here? You want to know why the counterintelligence investigation really happened? You want to know why we’re all really sitting here today? That’s why — right there,” he said, gesturing to the text of the tweet.

Strzok launched the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign. He was found to have texted hundreds of messages to Page, many of which showed enmity towards Trump.

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Hawley then went on a lengthy diatribe:

It’s because an unelected bureaucrat — an unelected official in this government who clearly has open disdain if not outright hatred for Trump voters, like the people of my state for instance — ‘I could smell...
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