‘I Never Prejudged Anything,’ Strzok Says Immediately After Gowdy Reveals He Talked About Impeachment


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FBI agent Peter Strzok said that he did not prejudge any possible outcome of the investigation into possible Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, despite South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy presenting evidence that Strzok talked about impeachment in Strzok’s testimony before lawmakers on Thursday.

“You used the word impeachment on May 18, 2017, and you used the word impeachment on May 22, 2017,” Gowdy told Strzok in a joint House Committee on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Thursday.


“Sir, so, look, I never prejudged anything,” Strzok replied.

“Oh, Agent Strzok, please,” Gowdy said, adding, “Agent Strzok, are you kidding?”

Strzok denied that he gave any interviews during the time when he was talking about impeachment, although admitted that those close to him did. ” I have section chiefs, unit chiefs, in the field, supervisors, agents, people who typically do interviews, not me. If something is notable or high level, I might be involved, but it would be rare if never that I would typically get out there and conduct interviews,” Strzok told Gowdy.

The heated exchange was one of many in Strzok’s testimony before the committees. Strzok has come under fire from Republicans for possible bias in his investigation of Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016 after anti-Trump texts were discovered between Strzok and his mistress, FBI attorney Lisa Page. (RELATED: Democrats Hijack fiery Strzok Hearing As Goodlatte Threatens To Hold Strzok In Contempt)

Page was also subpoenaed to testify before Congress, but will not comply with the subpoena, The Daily Caller News Foundation reported on Tuesday.

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