“No. No he won’t,” Strzok responded. “We’ll stop it.”
The president has frequently pointed to the text messages as evidence that the investigation has been biased against him from the beginning.
“Based on the fact that Strzok was in charge of the Witch Hunt, will it be dropped?” Trump wrote in a tweet Monday, referencing the Russia investigation. “It is a total Hoax. No Collusion, No Obstruction – I just fight back!”
Strzok had been assigned to work on Mueller's team, but he was removed from the investigation last summer after the anti-Trump messages surfaced, The New York Times reported. He was instead placed into a position in human resources, according to the newspaper.
Strzok has apologized for sending the text messages, which he said reflected his personal views and did not affect the investigation. In a report released in June, the inspector general said there was no evidence that either Strzok or Page used their political views to guide their investigation. However, he said that at least one exchange was "not only indicative of a biased state of mind but, even more seriously, implies a willingness to take official action to impact the presidential candidate's electoral prospects," according to the Times.
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