Fireworks were once again coming out of Washington. Yesterday FBI's Peter Strzok went before the House Oversight Committee and got grilled over the course of 10 hours. What caused this hearing has a lot to do with the fact that Strzok sent numerous messages using government emails/devices to his secret girlfriend, Lisa Page, who at the time was an FBI lawyer. The messages were criticizing POTUS Trump. The use of utilizing government/FBI emails or devices reflects unfair bias within an ongoing investigation into the Russian probe that has directly to do with POTUS Trump and his campaign in the 2016 election. That's why Strzok was removed from Mueller's team that is investigating.
With that being said, here are some of the highlights:
When Texas Republican Louie Gohmert really fired up the Democrats during his grilling of Strzok when he told him "he's embarassed the FBI" and then went on further to comment on Strzok's "smirk" and wondered how many times he's lied to his wife. Dems flipped that he brought up his wife how Strzok's actions were morally wrong.
"This is intolerable harassment of a witness!"— ABC News (@ABC) July 12, 2018
In a chaotic moment at House Judiciary hearing, Rep. Louie Gohmert asks FBI Agent Peter Strzok how many times he lied to his wife. The question drew cries of outrage from Democratic members. https://t.co/M3YsVmNmn5 pic.twitter.com/f0nEkO5ewO
While Republicans criticize Peter Strzok, Democratic Representative Steve Cohen wanted to give him a purple heart!
Dem. Rep. Steve Cohen to disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok: "If I could give you a Purple Heart, I would. You deserve one." pic.twitter.com/FCCfFDLsZo— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) July 12, 2018
Then watch the moment Chairman Goodlatte wanted to hold Strzok in contempt as well as not recognize him for a certain purpose. It turns into straight comedy. The clip is a bit long, so you can just skip ahead after the beginning to around 8 minutes in.
Watch. Chairman Goodlatte threatens to hold Strzok in contempt almost, as soon as the hearing begins, for declining to answer questions about the Russia probe. Dems protest. This is a nearly 10-minute vid and it doesn't cover all of the chaos. (via ABC) pic.twitter.com/wMW5f3HwVU— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 12, 2018
Then last but not least, the moment House Chairman Trey Gowdy slammed Strzok by telling him that he frankly didn't "give a damn what he appreciates". It was definitely a boom roasted moment. Take a look!