Insults fly at ex-FBI agent's congressional hearing

Ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok weathered personal insults for hours over his comments about Trump, ABC News' Lynda Lopez reports.
2:37 | 07/13/18

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Well back here at home the personal insults and the shouting at a congressional hearing featuring the FBI agent Peter struck he's the agent of course who sent those. Anti trump messages to his former lover raising some concern about bias at the bureau both things quickly got heated during that marathon ten hour hearing. There are some a Carling at this morning bipartisan beat down comparing Herring to have clown show ABC's Linda Lopez is joining us with the highlights Linda good morning. Candace defiant Peter struck the FBI agent involved in both the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the early stages of Robert dollars from Russia investigation. Trying to fend off republicans' accusations that he allowed his political bias to answer into the investigations he was a part in fiery exchanges. But sometimes became deeply personal. FBI agent Peter struck vigorously defending himself on Capitol Hill I strongly believe today's hearing. This just another victory knots in Putin's belt after accusations that text messages he exchanged with an FBI lawyer Lisa page showed evidence of anti trump bias at the Justice Department leading up to the Russian investigation struck saying the texts were taken wholly out of context. I don't appreciate. What was originally said being changed I don't give a damn which you appreciate agent struck out all appreciate having an FBI agent with an unprecedented level of animus working all two major investigations you're 26 today. Republicans seizing on this particular text exchange page asks he's not ever going to become president right. Wright struck replies no no he's not will stop it. Struck imploring members of congress to understand the context saying he wrote it because what he called trumps horrible treatment of locals are father on the campaign trail. When I can tell you is that text in no way suggested that high quality FBI would take. Any action to influence the candid AG AG added on some attacks turning deeply personal how many times. Did you look so innocent into your wife's and lied to her about mister chairman and raging. Away it. Struck replying. The fact that you would question whether or not that was the sort of look I would be engaged with in a family member who I have acknowledged hurting. Goes more to a discussion about your character. And actors trucks marathon ten hour public hearing FBI Miller Lisa page is set to be question acts like Philby questioned behind closed doors by congressman. Today. Can this and it's clear Peter's church came out fighting there in the Deluca is joining us thank you.

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