Donald Trump Cited Fox News' Misleading 'Media Leak Strategy' Claim Against Peter Strzok

Type: Misleading StatementsSep 11 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Peter StrzokAbout: Department of Justice
President Trump and his allies lodged an accusation against former FBI agent Peter Strzok. The accusation referred to text messages in which Strzok and Lisa Page discussed a “Media Leak Strategy" and the Department of Justice. The accusations were unfounded and premature. Trump and his allies insinuated that Strzok and Page orchestrated a "leak" as part of their established anti-Trump agenda. However strong evidence would lead one to believe both Strzok and Page were discussing how to combat leaks, not foster them.

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