FBI official Peter Strzok was escorted from bureau headquarters on Friday amid a disciplinary review of anti-Trump text messages he exchanged with another FBI official, his attorney said in a statement Tuesday.
“Just as he has been for the last 20 years, Pete Strzok remains a proud FBI agent who wants to continue working to keep the American people safe,” said Strzok’s attorney, Aitan Goelman.
Goelman said that Strzok remains an FBI employee. It is unclear if he will be fired soon or whether his access to FBI headquarters was restricted.
The Department of Justice’s inspector general (IG) referred Strzok and four other FBI officials to the bureau for disciplinary action for politically-charged text messages they sent in 2016 and 2017.
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