• FBI fires embattled agent who sent anti-Trump text messages during 2016 campaign

    3 monthes ago - By WLWT

    FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich ordered Peter Strzok's termination.
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  • FBI agent Peter Strzok fired, lawyer says

    FBI agent Peter Strzok fired, lawyer says

    3 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON - The FBI has fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text messages disparaging President Donald Trump, Strzok's lawyer said Monday.
    Aitan Goelman, Strzok's attorney, said FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich ordered the agent's termination on Friday. Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-day suspension.
    “The decision to fire Special Agent Strzok is not only a departure from typical Bureau...
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  • FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. Former agent Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller's team a year ago after the text messages were discovered. The FBI had been reviewing his employment. Strzok's lawyer said he was fired late Friday by FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich.
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  • FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

    FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    The FBI fired Agent Peter Strzok - at one time one of the leaders of the bureau's investigation into Russian election meddling and possible collusion with Donald Trump's campaign - for writing critical text messages about the future president, The Washington Post reported Monday. Aitan Goelman, Strzok's lawyer, told the paper that FBI Deputy Director...
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  • FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Political Lightning Rod Who Criticized Trump

    FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Political Lightning Rod Who Criticized Trump

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    The embattled former special agent lost his place in the Russia investigation over text messages that criticized then-candidate Trump and has been under a political bullseye ever since.
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  • FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

    FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The FBI has fired Agent Peter Strzok, who helped lead the bureau's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election until officials discovered he had been sending anti-Trump texts. Aitan Goelman, Strzok's lawyer, said FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich ordered the firing on Friday - even though the director of the FBI office...
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  • Lawyer: FBI fires agent Peter Strzok, former Russia probe investigator, over anti-Trump texts

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Lawyer: FBI fires agent Peter Strzok, former Russia probe investigator, over anti-Trump texts.
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  • FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts fired

    3 monthes ago - By ABC News

    The FBI agent who came under scrutiny for anti-Trump texts he sent during the 2016 presidential campaign has now been fired, according to his lawyer.
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  • Peter Strzok, F.B.I. Agent Who Criticized Trump in Texts, Is Fired

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Mr. Strzok was one of the F.B.I.'s top counterintelligence officials. But his disparaging texts about President Trump handed a weapon to conservatives assailing the Russia investigation.
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  • FBI fires Peter Strzok, agent who sent anti-Trump texts

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    Peter Strzok, the FBI counterintelligence agent who came under withering criticism from Republicans for a series of anti-Trump text messages he sent during the 2016 campaign, was fired on Friday, his attorney said. According to Strzok's lawyer, Aitan Goelman, an internal disciplinary review had recommended Strzok's demotion and a 60-day suspension. But Goelman said Monday that the deputy director of the FBI overruled that determination and decided to fire him. "The decision to fire Special Agent Strzok is not only a departure from typical Bureau practice, but also contradicts Director...
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