An attorney with the Department of Justice who had worked with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian-collusion probe was removed after sending biased, anti-Trump texts during the 2016 election and beyond.
According to the Daily Caller, the unidentified lawyer was the “lead attorney on the investigation into Russian election interference” beginning in May 2017 but was removed in February 2018 after his texts were made available to Mueller.
The recently released report by the DOJ’s Inspector General revealed those exchanges.
“I am numb,” wrote the lawyer the day after Trump’s election. “I am so stressed about what I could have done differently.”
“Is it making you rethink your commitment to the Trump administration?” asked another lawyer earlier that month.
“Hell no. Viva le resistance,” the future Mueller attorney responded.
Read the full report at the Daily Caller.