Strzok Will Voluntarily Testify Before Congress: Fifth Amendment Not Invoked, No Subpoena Needed

The attorney for FBI Agent Peter Strzok said Sunday that his client is willing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. No subpoena necessary and the Fifth not invoked.

“I have read press reports that you are initiating the process to issue a subpoena to Special Agent Strzok to testify before your committee,” lawyer Aitan Goelman wrote House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia 6th District). “While you are, of course, free to continue pursuing this process, it is wholly unnecessary. Special Agent Strzok, who has been fully cooperative with the DOJ Office of Inspector General, intends to voluntarily appear and testify before your committee and any other Congressional committee that invites him.”

Here’s the OIG report in full. It’s a beast. https://www.justice.gov/file/1071991/…

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The prediction market-implied odds of Republicans maintaining their majority in the House is 44 percent, up from 32 percent two months ago. Odds of the GOP holding its majority in the Senate are 75 percent, up from 64 percent, spake Goldman Sachs. The generic ballot, which asks voters if they prefer a Republican or Democratic majority in Congress, peaked at a 12 percentage point Democrat advantage in December and is back down to 5 to 6 points, Goldman said. Ruh roh!

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Get this. And listen carefully. Former Obama intelligence chief James Clapper on Monday (today) said he “hoped special counsel Robert Mueller would wrap up his Russia investigation soon and tell the country whether there was any collusion between Moscow and President Trump’s campaign,” the Hill reported.

“I think the overarching point here is that this whole issue has to come to a resolution,” Former DNI Clapper said in an interview with Hill.TV’s new morning show, “Rising.” Rising?! Whatever.

Translation. They gave Bobby M. the OK to split. Trump won. Again.

http://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/3927…

“At some point special counsel Mueller and his team I hope will wrap up the investigation and clear the air one way or the other whether or not there was collusion with the Russians,” he added. “This is a cloud that is hanging over the country and certainly hanging over this presidency. And I do hope that happens, and soon.”