Comey Adviser Lisa Page Resigns from Federal Bureau of Investigation

Clay Curtis
May 7, 2018

He was a member of the investigation into Clinton's email server and was was also responsible for changing the wording in then FBI director James Comey's assessment from "grossly negligent" to 'extremely careless, ' and the probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election.

James Baker, a top lawyer at the agency who most recently worked as an adviser to current FBI Director Christopher Wray, resigned from his post on Friday, according to The New York Times.

Baker will be going to Lawfare, a national security blog affiliated with the Brookings Institution.

Grassley has pointed to text messages Strzok and Page exchanged "show substantial reason" to believe the two Federal Bureau of Investigation officials conducted government work on their private email accounts.

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Page exchanged anti-Trump messages with her lover Peter Strzok (right) in 2015 and 2016.

CNN citing sources familiar with the matter reported that the two resignations were not related. He was tapped as the FBI's top lawyer in January 2014, but was reassigned from his post as general counsel elsewhere in the agency past year.

"You can bet that given Richman's role at the FBI and [he and Comey's] close relationship that this wasn't the first time that leaks like this occurred", Fitton said, calling for a "credible investigation" into Comey's leaking.

'He has protected the country and the rule of law throughout his career and leaves an inspiring legacy of service. "He is what we should all hope our kids become, a person of integrity".

The committee report also claims the group got "conflicting testimony" from Comey, McCabe, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord about the interview, concerning whether the agents had been investigating "misleading statements" Flynn made to Vice President Mike Pence.

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