Global  

“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

Questions During Peter Strzok's Hearing Focused on Bias

Duration: 01:41s - Published: < > Embed
News video: Questions During Peter Strzok's Hearing Focused on Bias

FBI agent Peter Strzok testified before a joint House committee hearing on his actions during the FBI's Hillary Clinton email investigation..

0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 

Questions During Peter Strzok's Hearing Focused on Bias

FBI agent Peter Strzok testified before Congress for more than eight hours Thursday.

And political bias was a key point of disagreement. "But let me be clear unequivocally and under oath: Not once in my 26 years of defending our nation did my personal opinions impact any official action I took," Strzok said. "But I don't appreciate what was originally said being changed," Strzok said. "I don't give a damn what you appreciate, agent Strzok.

I don't appreciate having an FBI agent with an unprecedented level of animus working on two major investigations during 2016," Rep.

Trey Gowdy said.  "At no time in any of those texts did those personal beliefs ever enter into the realm of any action I took," Strzok said. "There is a very big difference between someone expressing his or her political views generally and someone leading an FBI investigation making highly negative and explosive comments about the actual target of that investigation. ...

Your assertion that your statements do not constitute bias is, well, absurd," Rep.

Karen Handel said.  Other lawmakers pointed to the DOJ inspector general's report as evidence of Strzok's purported bias.  "The inspector general's report concluded that your conduct demonstrated 'extremely poor judgment and a gross lack of professionalism,'" Rep.

Mike Johnson said.

That  report did criticize  Strzok and his fellow FBI employee Lisa Page for sharing personal and political feelings on their government-owned cellphones.

It said those messages raised concerns about the appearance of political bias.

But the report also said political bias  did not impact  the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.

Additional reporting from  Newsy affiliate CNN . 



Recent related news

There Was One Clear Concern In Peter Strzok's Hearing: Bias

There Was One Clear Concern In Peter Strzok's Hearing: BiasWatch Video FBI agent Peter Strzok testified before Congress for more than eight hours Thursday....
Newsy - World


You Might Like


Recent related videos

Political Expert Previews Trump-Putin Summit [Video]Political Expert Previews Trump-Putin Summit

Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson discusses the Trump/Putin summit, democrats endorsing Kevin de Leon over Dianne Feinstein and the winners and losers in the congressional hearing involving FBI..

CBS2 LA -

The Strzok Hearing’s Wildest Moments [Video]The Strzok Hearing’s Wildest Moments

Embattled FBI agent accused of bias in his handling of the Clinton email investigation spent 10 hours at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday — here are highlights

Ingraham Media Group - Affiliate -

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+