Strzok’s lawyer: Client doesn’t like House Committee’s questions, may not comply with new subpoena

Strzok’s lawyer: Client doesn’t like House Committee’s questions, may not comply with new subpoena
Peter Strzok (Image: YouTube screen grab via Fox News)

[Ed. – That’s what this boils down to. These are closed-door hearings. Nobody’s posturing for the cameras; the congressmen are asking real questions. Strzok just doesn’t like the questions. The laughable reference to “searching for the truth” means “letting Strzok tell his story his way, and not probing further.”]

Embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok may not comply with a House Judiciary Committee subpoena requiring that he appear for a second round of questioning early next week, his lawyer told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Tuesday.

The committee had issued the subpoena for Strzok earlier on Tuesday.

Asked on “Cuomo Prime Time” whether his client will comply with the subpoena, attorney Aitan Goelman said, “My client will testify soon, somewhere, sometime. We just got this subpoena today, so I don’t know whether or not we are going to be testifying next Tuesday in front of these two particular House subcommittees.”

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Goelman, when asked by Cuomo why he did not respond with an “automatic yes,” replied, “Because we have come to the conclusion, forced to come to the conclusion, that this is not a search for truth, it is a chance for Republican members of the House to preen and posture before their most radical, conspiracy-minded constituents.”

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