The FBI confirmed this week it has not collected personal email correspondence between anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok and his mistress, now-former FBI lawyer Lisa Page, despite the fact the couple referred to using personal accounts to conduct official FBI business.
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Charles Thorley, the acting-assistant director of the FBI’s office of congressional affairs, wrote to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) this week and informed him the FBI is not “obligated” to collect employees’ personal information.
“[T]he FBI has not requested from Ms. Page or Mr. Strzok any information from their personal email accounts, nor has the FBI conducted searches of non-FBI issued communications devices or non-FBI email accounts associated with Mr. Strzok or Ms. Page,” Thorley wrote.
He explained that FBI employees are “required to adhere to record keeping policies in place where communications constitute records under the Federal Records Act.”
However, Thorley did not elaborate on whether or …