Fact-checking Trump's tweets on Lisa Page testimony

FBI agent Peter Strzok testifies before the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform Committees

She infamously held a secret tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton just prior to the Federal Bureau of Investigation recommending against charging Hillary Clinton. Strzok was dismissed from Robert Mueller's team once the text messages were uncovered by internal investigations.

Aitan Goelman, Strzok's attorney, said in a statement Thursday: "Pete welcomes the release of the transcript of his closed-door testimony, which we have been calling for since he voluntarily testified last June".

"The just revealed FBI Agent Lisa Page transcripts make the Obama Justice Department look exactly like it was, a broken and corrupt machine", Trump tweeted.

"It is further evidence that, contrary to the impression that the President's allies in Congress tried to create with their selective and often inaccurate leaks, Pete at all times discharged his duties honorably, patriotically, and without regard to his personal political opinions", Goelman said.

Former FBI attorney Lisa Page told congressional investigators a year ago that Peter Strzok - a senior FBI agent in the probes into the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigns - joined special counsel Robert Mueller's team because if it resulted in impeachment it could be good for his career.

Page provided a similar explanation during her own closed-door interview, saying how she had urged caution in the investigation because if Trump didn't win, there was less of a national security concern.

But Page explained those FBI officials were not directly involved in any decision-making about the Clinton investigation and it had no effect on the overall investigation result.

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Page and Strzok, who were investigating Russian meddling and possible collusion involving Trump, exchanged numerous anti-Trump text messages in December 2017 including one in particular that mentioned an "insurance policy", apparently stemming from a meeting in McCabe's office.

Hannity asked if Collins there would be accountability for the revelations released in the transcripts.

Former FBI Director James Comey, who spent much of his life as a registered Republican, announced in mid-2016 that Clinton would not be charged with any crimes but denounced her actions as "extremely careless".

Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, made a bold vow Tuesday to show the American people the extent of corruption within the Justice Department with its handling of the investigations involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Trump.

Strzok also noted he was not sure how often the FBI briefed retired personnel about closed cases - as they did in the Clinton email investigation in late October 2016.

He said he didn't recall specifically writing it, but says he now thinks the "we" he was talking about was the country at large.

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