from The Blaze:
Was the New York Times’ story about President Donald Trump’s desire to fire special counsel Robert Mueller used to distract the public from the doubt building around Mueller’s investigation?
A reporter for the Washington Free Beacon sure thinks so.
More evidence was released this week that calls into question the objectivity of Mueller’s investigation. The questions stem from the anti-Trump bias of the investigation’s former top agent, Peter Strzok, who was reassigned last summer after the DOJ learned of anti-Trump, pro-Clinton text messages he exchanged with his mistress, FBI laywer Lisa Page.
Released text messages have revealed shady happenings within the FBI as Strzok was also the lead investigator in the FBI’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Text messages show that Strzok wanted to go easy on Clinton and he wanted to quickly wrap up the investigation. Strzok, who also officially interviewed Clinton for the bureau’s investigation, knew well in advance of his interview with Clinton and the conclusion of the investigation that the former secretary of state wouldn’t be criminally charged.
Couple that with the FBI’s stunning admission last week that they “failed to preserve” five months worth of text messages between Strzok and Page from Dec, 14, 2016 to the day Mueller was appointed special counsel. To put it mildly, Mueller and the Department of Justice have had the heat turned up on them in recent weeks.