Offbeat Lisa Page to privately meet with Congress on Friday

18:10  12 july  2018
18:10  12 july  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Attorney: Ex-FBI lawyer Page won't show for House interview

  Attorney: Ex-FBI lawyer Page won't show for House interview An attorney for former FBI lawyer Lisa Page says she will not appear for a private interview Wednesday with two House committees, despite a subpoena. Page's lawyer says she didn't have enough time to prepare and had asked the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform Committees to schedule another date. Because they would not, "Lisa is not going to appear for an interview at this time," says Amy Jeffress.

Lisa Page , who exchanged anti-Trump text messages with Peter Strzok, her FBI agent lover, was seen for the first time since the affair was exposed. The DOJ said they would be handing over the messages to Congress . It is currently going through more than 10,000 messages between the couple

Bob Goodlatte, (R-Va.), on former FBI attorney Lisa Page initially defying a Congressional subpoena and FBI agent Peter Strzok's upcoming testimony. “The good news is that late last night, through her attorney, Lisa Page did agree to appear for a private interview on Friday , voluntarily.

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Embattled ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page will meet with members of Congress behind closed doors on Friday, Page's legal team told CNN.

Page initially defied a congressional subpoena Wednesday, with her lawyer citing a lack of information on the scope of the interview and an inability to view materials produced to lawmakers before the interview. Republicans, at the time, were considering holding her in contempt of Congress.

But on CNN's "New Day" Thursday morning, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican, said that Page's lawyer Amy Jeffress reached an agreement late Wednesday night for Page to give private testimony to the Judiciary Committee on Friday. Page's attorney confirmed Goodlatte's comments.

Former FBI Lawyer Page Defies Judiciary Committee Subpoena

  Former FBI Lawyer Page Defies Judiciary Committee Subpoena Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page will not appear before the the House Judiciary Committee despite receiving a subpoena. Page and FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok, with whom she was having an extramarital affair, have been a target of congressional Republicans critical of  the agency’s investigations into Hillary Clinton’s email server and possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The two exchanged text messages saying “we’ll stop” a Trump presidency, a report by the FBI Inspector General found.

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Page and FBI agent Peter Strzok have been ensnared in a Republican firestorm for months over text messages they exchanged disparaging Donald Trump while working on the Hillary Clinton email probe and Russia investigations. Her attorney said Wednesday there is "no basis for claims that Lisa has anything to hide or is unwilling to testify." Page has since left the agency.

Page will not appear with Strzok during his testimony before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committee Thursday morning, Ranking House Judiciary Democrat Jerrold Nadler told CNN. Before agreeing to meet with members of Congress on Friday, Republicans had offered Page the opportunity to appear beside Strzok at his public hearing Thursday.

Democrats want Trump interpreter to testify before Congress .
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, is calling on President Donald Trump's interpreter from his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to testify before Congress. "I'm calling for a hearing with the U.S. interpreter who was present during President Trump's meeting with Putin to uncover what they discussed privately. This interpreter can help determine what @POTUS shared/promised Putin on our behalf," Shaheen tweeted Tuesday. She isn't the only Democratic lawmaker calling for questioning the translator. Rep.

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