Democrats are desperate to hide their own history of deception, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into nonexistent collusion was the ideal way to distract the American people from their poor record of pulling punches when it came to prosecuting wrongdoing within the Obama administration.
Page, who served as a special counsel to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, has been criticized by Republicans for exchanging texts with Peter Strzok (a former FBI counterintelligence official) that were critical of Trump.More news: Union County residents along Missouri River asked to prepare for flooding
According to Lisa Page's testimony, the Federal Bureau of Investigation considered charging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with gross negligence under 18 U.S. Code § 793 for her alleged handling of classified information.
The Strzok testimony, which is from June 2018, is creating a buzz on social media and appears to offer more insight into the FBI's activities during the 2016 presidential election season.More news: Ethiopian Airlines says analysis of flight recorders has begun
During Page's interview with the Judiciary Committee, she essentially confirmed the texts referred to the Russian Federation investigation and said the FBI "knew so little" when the investigation began.
In the transcript, Page asserted, "Many of us in law enforcement dislike the subject of our investigations". Notably, Page also said that the DOJ had "multiple conversations ... about charging gross negligence", but decided that "they did not feel they could sustain a charge" because they considered the term "constitutionally vague". He also testified that the FBI was not allowed to search Clinton Foundation emails for information pertinent to the investigation, thanks to an agreement between Obama's DOJ and Clinton's lawyers.More news: Colton Underwood's Season of The Bachelor: Who is the New Bachelorette?