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Peter Strzok Set To Testify Thursday After Lisa Page Dodges Subpoena

FBI agent Peter Strzok is scheduled to testify before two House committees Thursday morning.

The Judiciary Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee are holding a joint investigation into Justice Department decisions from 2016. Many of their concerns are tied to the DOJ inspector general's report.

That report highlighted text messages between Strzok and fellow FBI employee Lisa Page. It said their messages created the appearance of political bias impacting an FBI investigation.

Page was called to testify on Wednesday, but she didn't show. The committee chairs sent a letter to Page's attorney and gave her the option to testify with Strzok on Thursday or separately Friday morning.

If she still doesn't show, the letter says the committees will start proceedings to hold her in contempt of Congress. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN


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