Former Independent Counsel Slams ‘Brazen and Blatant Political’ Investigation of President Trump
by Daniel J. Flynn6 Dec 2017338
A former independent counsel laments the “arrogance” of special counsel Robert Mueller in stacking his legal team investigating the president with partisans in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News.
Strzok earned his dismissal from Mueller’s team after the special counsel learned of anti-Trump text messages the FBI agent sent to an alleged paramour.
Strzok allegedly played a major role in changing the language in James Comey’s report on Hillary Clinton’s server from describing her as “grossly negligent” to “extremely careless,” a significant alteration given the former phrase approximating the language in the law possibly catalyzing an indictment. Later, according to CNN, he signed the document launching the investigation into alleged interference by the Russians in the 2016 presidential election and personally questioned former Trump administration national security advisor Michael Flynn. In other words, a politically-biased investigator played leading roles in two of the most politically-charged cases in recent times.
“He didn’t get fired,” diGenova points out. “He just got demoted.”
DiGenova faults Mueller for stacking his team with other partisans when the situation called for compiling a group of professionals without the appearance of an agenda beyond the law. When diGenova served as independent counsel in the early 1990s, he notes that professionalism rather than partisanship motivated his hiring practices. Read the rest at breitbart.com.