FBI fires agent Peter Strzok for anti-Trump efforts

By Chuck Ross

Former FBI official Peter Strzok has reacted to his firing from the FBI, saying on a newly-created Twitter account that he was “deeply saddened” by the decision.

Strzok, the former deputy chief of counterintelligence, was fired Friday following an investigation into anti-Trump text messages he exchanged with his mistress, former FBI lawyer Lisa Page.

“It has been an honor to serve my country and work with the fine men and women of the FBI,” Strzok wrote, linking to a Go Fund Me page that has been set up to raise money on his behalf.

Jennifer Kay, a spokeswoman for Strzok’s attorney, confirmed the authenticity of the account.

Strzok’s lawyer, Aitan Goelman, said in a statement that the FBI’s deputy director decided to fire Strzok despite a recommendation from the bureau’s personnel division that he be suspended for 60 days and demoted.

The FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility investigated Strzok over anti-Trump text messages he sent while working on the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government.

Strzok led that investigation, nicknamed Crossfire Hurricane, since its inception on July 31, 2016. He joined the special counsel’s investigation in May 2017 but was let go after the discovery of his text messages.

He sent messages referring to Trump as an “idiot” and mocking Trump supporters. Strzok also wrote to Page on Aug. 8, 2016 that “we’ll stop” Trump from becoming president.

Strzok appears to have been on Twitter for at least a month.

Though he has posted only once, he liked a series of tweets posted by anti-Trump pundits and celebrities following his marathon testimony before Congress on July 12. Strzok testified for 11 hours before the House Judiciary and House Oversight & Government Reform Committees about his text messages.

The first tweet Strzok “liked,” which was posted by actor Jim Carrey, compared South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, the chairman of House Oversight, to “a vile insect.” The tweet includes a sketch of Gowdy with the body of an insect.

Other tweets liked by Strzok are from pundits praising the former FBI official’s testimony. And in another, Strzok endorsed a comment from author John Hodgman claiming that “establishment white dudes” have ignored “what a moral monster Trump was and is.”

Strzok follows several Obama administration officials, as well as pundits who have been heavily critical of Trump. They include former CIA Director John Brennan, former White House strategist Ben Rhodes and former Justice Department spokesman Matthew Miller.

Notably absent from the list is Strzok’s former boss, James Comey.

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4 thoughts on “FBI fires agent Peter Strzok for anti-Trump efforts

  1. Fire all these Anti American Anti Constitution corrupt criminal leftists who are in positions of trust and great power… As with all leftist who talk a good game they really only care about six things money, permanent power, control of the people, big Government, power & control… Anybody from now on running in elections especially for Windham County dont stop by my house looking for votes & outright lie by agreeing with my Constitutional Patriotic Small Govt views just for a vote… This happened to me and come to find out the lady is endorsed by Bernie who himself needs retired after 30 years of nothing but whining about the establishment political machine controlled by rich Statesman aka career politicians of which Bernie is apart of our expensive dysfunctional Govt problem!! Iwill never vote for Regressive Liberals , Commies, Socialists, nor the Democratic Socialists and I am especially not voting for anybody endorsed by Bernie.. I am a Constitutionalist, Patriotic US Army Combat Veteran whom will never support leftist ideologs, neocons, race baiting America haters the left has become whose beliefs plans and agenda for America that are overtly against my oath to the Constitution, the USA & the American people!! If we are being honest with ourselves everyday that goes by leftists are quickly becoming internal Domestic Enemies of the Constitution, America as well Americans, and our Founding Fathers must be appalled at whats going on…

  2. And he did all this malicious emailing while sucking off the government tit for salary and benefits for decades.
    He likely had hundreds of FBI agents who were in league with him.
    Their emails to each other have not yet been revealed.
    Those agents were INTERFERING in and SKEWING the US election process, instead of PROTECTING it, according to their oath.
    Finally he got HIS comeuppance.
    Good riddance.
    Unpatriotic/unlawful people like him are a dime a dozen.

    • I was wondering Willem Post, other angles all these revelations are showing the American People who can read & understand big words & complex statements. If Crooked Hillary had won we would never know anything negative about Obama & Clinton nor would we know anything about the politically controlled & biased deep state; ( a permanent group of un-elected Govt Officials / Bureaucrats with an astonishing array of law enforcement & intelligence powers ). These are truly Regressive Narcissistic Egotistical people whom feel self entitled or even owed their respective positions of power & great trust. Most of these top Clinton allied Bureaucrats are Liberal, Socialists that have been , educated, indoctrinated, vetted, & installed in obscure but very powerful American Govt positions of all sorts in all three branches. These Clinton / Obama leftist loyalists have been committing crimes over & over & over again for years now. Where is FBI Internal Affairs Bureau? There isnt one why not I ask, because this is what the result is when Malfeasance, Abuse of Power, abuse of public office by Agency Directors, Govt Agents, Govt Investigators / Police, Politicians, individuals feel morally & legally above the law. The truly sad question I want answered now is who these people are t and how long all these anti American treasonous, corrupt, criminals have been committing their repeated felony crime after felony crime against the American People & our Great Constitutional Republic??

    • I was wondering Willem Post, other angles all these revelations are showing the American People who can read & understand big words & complex statements. If Crooked Hillary had won we would never know anything negative about Obama & Clinton nor would we know anything about the politically controlled & biased deep state; ( a permanent group of un-elected Govt Officials / Bureaucrats with an astonishing array of law enforcement & intelligence powers ). These are truly Regressive Narcissistic Egotistical people whom feel self entitled or even owed their respective positions of power & great trust. Most of these top Clinton allied Bureaucrats are Liberal, Socialists that have been , educated, indoctrinated, vetted, & installed in obscure but very powerful American Govt positions of all sorts in all three branches. These Clinton / Obama leftist loyalists have been committing crimes over & over & over again for years now. Where is FBI Internal Affairs Bureau? There isnt one why not I ask, because this is what the result is when Malfeasance, Abuse of Power, abuse of public office by Agency Directors, Govt Agents, Govt Investigators / Police, Politicians, individuals feel morally & legally above the law. The truly sad question I want answered now is who these people are t and how long all these anti American treasonous, corrupt, criminals have been committing their repeated felony crime after felony crime against the American People & our Great Constitutional Republic??

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