It’s fair to ask if disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok sees his new book as yet another “insurance policy” against the reelection of President Donald Trump.
Only in America can a former high-ranking law enforcement official allegedly plot to unseat the duly elected president of the United States and when that endeavor fails, write a book that will likely earn him millions.
The book, “Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump,” is scheduled to come out Sept. 8, less than two months before the presidential election.
Some personal news – my new book, Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump comes out on 9/8.
You can learn more and preorder here: https://t.co/AWIi2XaDgq
— Peter Strzok (@petestrzok) July 28, 2020
That’s according to the Associated Press, which cited the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media.
It seems Strzok will be beating the Russia drum, suggesting that Trump may be compromised.
“Russia has long regarded the United States as its ‘Main Enemy,’ and I spent decades trying to protect our country from their efforts to weaken and undermine us,” he said in a statement accompanying the book’s announcement.
“The FBI veteran behind the Russia investigation draws on decades of experience hunting foreign agents in the United States to lay bare the threat posed by President Trump,” Strzok’s publisher said. “When he opened the FBI investigation into Russia’s election interference, Peter Strzok had already spent more than two decades defending the United States against foreign threats. His career in counterintelligence ended shortly thereafter, when the Trump administration used his private expression of political opinions to force him out of the Bureau in August 2018. But by that time, Strzok had seen more than enough to convince him that the commander in chief had fallen under the sway of America’s adversary in the Kremlin.”
The book is not likely to reference his elicit extramarital affair with bureau attorney Lisa Page, or the litany of texts between the lovers about stopping Trump and having an “insurance policy” in place in case he’s elected.
Strzok led the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and the mishandling of classified information.
“A report from Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Strzok’s messages were inappropriate and ‘cast a cloud over the FBI’s handling’ of the Clinton investigation,” Fox News reported.
The fired agent was also involved in the FBI’s investigation of the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia — Strzok would be removed from then-Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team when his text messages with Page were discovered.
But his tentacles don’t stop there, as it was recently learned that Strzok intervened after the FBI found “no derogatory information” on former national security adviser Michael Flynn while investigating his alleged Russian contacts.
As the FBI moved to close their investigation of Flynn in January 2017, it was Strzok who stepped in and asked to keep the case open.
Strzok, who later interviewed Flynn in the White House after the Trump official was urged not to have an attorney present, then messaged his lover and told Page that it was “serendipitously good” that the case was still open.
“Phew.” Page responded.
That meeting featured Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, FBI Director James Comey, and others regarding Flynn — Strzok quoted Obama as allegedly ordering someone to “have the right people” on the Flynn case, according to the documents.
And while the left will be clamoring for the book’s release, it should be noted that they swore John Bolton’s book was going to take Trump down, then salivated over the book from malcontent niece Mary Trump, only to find the president unfazed.
Here’s a quick sampling of some of the responses to the story from Twitter:
Here we go again. Lol pic.twitter.com/40sR9zqaoi
— Text Trump to 88022 ✝️🇺🇸⭐⭐⭐ 🇺🇸 (@K1erry) July 28, 2020
On 'Concerns' not facts. Sort of like the Vol. 2 of the Mueller (actually Weissman) Report, which was over 200 pages of pure unethical behavior by an unscrupulous man, Andew Weissman, all fluff, no evidence. Strzok needs funds for his defense team.
— James Bishai (@attybishai) July 28, 2020
Strzok is a joke!
— MatthewJshow (@MatthewJshow) July 28, 2020
Anything to make a buck
— Nichole (@Plebeian_) July 28, 2020
Shall we assume he omits his text messages with Lisa Page where he expresses his reluctance to join Mueller team because no big there, there?
— InMyHumbleOpinion (@IMHO1969) July 28, 2020
I'll release my comment. Strzok and the whole corrupt Obama administration was compromised and now scared of the terror that they will soon be paying
— Luke🇺🇸 (@TNMAGA2019) July 28, 2020
Trump compromised??? Ummm Strzok so compromised if he is ever brought to justice he will never ever see the light of day
— KittyMama (@MaryHamlin) July 28, 2020
Author: Tom Tillison