In an OP-ED for The Hill journalist, John Solomon revealed that Lisa Page told lawmakers behind closed doors that the FBI had no proof of Trump Russia collusion when they started Robert Mueller’s probe.
Rather, it might be eight simple words she uttered behind closed doors during a congressional interview a few weeks ago.
“It’s a reflection of us still not knowing,” Page told Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) when questioned about texts she and Strzok exchanged in May 2017 as Robert Mueller was being named a special prosecutor to take over the Russia investigation.
With that statement, Page acknowledged a momentous fact: After nine months of using some of the most awesome surveillance powers afforded to U.S. intelligence, the FBI still had not made a case connecting Trump or his campaign to Russia’s election meddling.
Page opined further, acknowledging “it still existed in the scope of possibility that there would be literally nothing” to connect Trump and Russia, no matter what Mueller or the FBI did.
“As far as May of 2017, we still couldn’t answer the question,” she said at another point.
I reached out to Page’s lawyer, Amy Jeffress, on Friday. She declined to answer questions about her client’s cooperation with Congress.
BREAKING: Disgraced FBI lawyer Lisa Page told lawmakers behind closed doors that FBI did not have shred of evidence tying Trump campaign to Russia prior to appointment of special counsel, despite use of highly-controversial FISA and spy within Trump campaign – The Hill
— Wired Sources (@WiredSources) September 16, 2018
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