.@RepDougCollins has released the transcript of an interview with a former FBI lawyer.— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) April 9, 2019
That attorney held a key role during two high-profile investigations — the Clinton investigation and the Trump-Russia investigation.https://t.co/3u6qH9AXDw
...Baker was the FBI's top lawyer from 2014 to 2018, and he held that key role during two high-profile investigations — the Clinton investigation and the Trump-Russia investigation.
The FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server and her mishandling of classified information, dubbed Midyear Exam, ended with no charges ultimately being filed. During his testimony, Baker described Clinton’s behavior as “alarming” and “appalling." Baker said he “argued with others about why they thought she shouldn’t be charged” although he ultimately agreed with the decision not to charge her.
Baker also admitted that, upon seeing some of the texts exchanged between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page, he was “quite alarmed” and “concerned about is whether any decisions had been taken — or not taken — in the Midyear case that were driven by political bias of any sort.”....
James Baker, the former top lawyer of the FBI, told lawmakers last fall that there were widespread concerns inside the FBI that President Donald Trump had attempted to obstruct the bureau's investigation into his campaign's links to Russians https://t.co/fjFp331BS8— POLITICO (@politico) April 9, 2019