Peter Strzok, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent with "an extreme bias" against Trump, was involved in immunity deals offered to Clinton's top confidantes and then was drafted into the Special Counsel Robert Mueller Russia "witch hunt" into the Trump Administration, said Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.). He was also assigned to the Mueller probe into Russian collusion, but was removed after it was found he had sent anti-Trump texts to a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair.
"The president's views on FBI investigations are not hard to predict-when they're of his opponents, he applauds them, as he did in the days rights before election day 2016".
This week, reports revealed that one of the lead investigators into the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Clinton's emails last summer, Peter Strzok, changed conclusive language from "gross negligence" to "extremely careless" in terms of how Clinton handled classified intel on her private server.
"At the same time, we're sick of people who hate the president who have a bias against him, and that's deeply unfair and something we have got to look into", Gaetz said.
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Then Gowdy trashed the idea that Strzok would be responsible for interviewing key witnesses in the Clinton probe.
"Why are the same people that mishandled and provided bias to the Hillary Clinton investigation, why are they still in this administration?" asked Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.).
"I think it's pretty appalling", said Gingrich (R-Ga.), asking why the FBI's top deputy, Andrew McCabe, has not recused himself after it emerged that his wife received support from Clinton allies in her campaign for state office in Virginia.
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to grill FBI Director Christopher Wray about the FBI's delicate handling of Clinton's email investigation at an oversight hearing on Thursday. "The processes and procedures that applied to Hillary Clinton are different than process and procedures that would apply to any other American", Gaetz said.