The scandal involving FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page continues to unravel and reveal more irregularities, conflicts of interest and security violations in addition to the immoral and adulterous love affair.
To begin with, we need to know a little about the two-people involved.
Peter Strzok married Melissa Hodgman in 1994 and surprisingly, remains married to her still. He joined the FBI in the 1990s, starting as an intelligence research specialist. He worked his way up the ladder and in July 2015, Strzok served as the Section Chief of the Counterespionage Section, where he headed up the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton and her use of her private email server for State Department business, including sending classified information. Strzok also played a role in changing the language used by then FBI Director James Comey’s draft on the Hillary Clinton investigation. Strzok’s editing weakened the language in order to make Clinton appear less guilty of any wrong doing.
Hodgman, Strzok’s wife, is an attorney who was hired by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2008. She moved to the SEC Market Abuse Unit in 2010 and was named the Associate Director of the Enforcement Division of the SEC.
While leading the investigation into Hillary Clinton, Strzok carried on an adulterous love affair with FBI attorney Lisa Page, who is also married. Her husband is Joseph Burrow, is Vice President for Student Engagement, International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP), a non-profit educational organization.
During their torrid love affair, Strzok and Page exchanged thousands of text messages. Those text messages have been the subject of a lot of interest due to their content which revealed the anti-Trump hatred held by both.
In addition, both Strzok and Page spent some time working with Robert Mueller on his special counsel investigation of Donald Trump. Page withdrew from the Mueller team before her texts with Strzok were discovered, but Strzok was with the Mueller investigation at the time the texts were discovered. He is no longer part of the Mueller team, but for reasons unknown to me, he seems to still be employed by the FBI.
What many are not aware of, is that Strzok’s text messages to Page are a VERY serious violation of FBI policy and could be seen in the same light of Hillary Clinton’s use of her private email server as reported:
“Released texts between Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who ran the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server, and his lover, FBI attorney Lisa Page, reveal the possibility that Strzok used his cell phone in a SCIF — a strict violation of protecting classified information.”
“Such a breach would compromise Strzok’s ability to probe Clinton for mishandling classified info and show a lack of awareness about security breaches, which is what he was tasked to investigate. The text messages that the Senate released Wednesday show that Strzok texted his mistress on Aug. 11, 2016, ‘We’re in Jims SCIF’.”
“SCIF stands for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, and it is where the most sensitive classified material is kept and stored. SCIFs strictly bar all electronic equipment and require all people place their phones in lockers before entering.”
Former Rep. Allen West explains why this is so severe:
“Peter Strzok may have pulled off one of the most brazen texts ever sent by an agent of the FBI. He sent a text to his mistress and you just cannot send texts from this place. It is not allowed. It is the place of innermost security in the government. The acronym is SCIF. It is a compartmented area for the highest level of government information. We used to refer to it as Burn Before Reading, it was so secret.”
This type of blatant violation should be grounds for the automatic dismissal of Strzok from the FBI and possible criminal investigation for violating one of the most innermost secured areas within the government, yet we don’t hear the mainstream media reporting any of this, indicating just how biased the mainstream media is and why they are no better than the yellow journalism you see at grocery store checkouts that feature babies born from the union of an interstellar alien and a human woman.