The DOJ’s Inspector General Michael Horowitz confirmed Tuesday that his office is investigating whether anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok impacted the agency’s decision to launch the year-long Russia probe.
Horowitz was speaking before the House Oversight and Judiciary Committee when he was asked whether Strzok’s private anti-Trump text messages to a fellow DOJ employee negatively impacted the decision to investigate Russian collusion.
“Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz confirmed Tuesday that he is investigating whether FBI official Peter Strzok’s anti-Trump bias factored into the launch of the bureau’s Russia probe,” writes Fox News.
“It clearly shows a biased state of mind,” Horowitz told Congressional leaders.
The IG’s comments come just days after he released his scathing report; blasting senior DOJ and FBI officials for their “willingness” to engage in anti-Trump operations.
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