Trump Overstates Missing Texts Involving FBI Agent
President Trump called news the FBI was missing five months' worth of texts from the agent, Peter Strzok, "one of the biggest stories in a long time."
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning about missing text messages involving an FBI agent reassigned from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. But he overstated the number of missing texts. Trump on Tuesday called news the FBI was missing five months’ worth of texts from the agent, Peter Strzok, “one of the biggest stories in a long time.” Strzok was removed from Mueller’s team following the discovery of anti-Trump text messages exchanged…