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FBI Agents in Russia Investigation Called Trump an ‘Idiot,’ Said Clinton Needed to Win

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Two FBI agents, who have since been dismissed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion by Donald Trump's presidential campaign with Russia, sent anti-Trump texts cheering Hillary Clinton and bashing Trump as an idiot.

The texts were between counterintelligence officer Peter Strzok and agent Lisa Page. Strzok was removed from the investigation and Page had already been removed from her assignment to Mueller, Politico reports.

Their reaction to Trump was negative from the start.

After Page texted Strzok about seeing a Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) bumper sticker in 2015, he responded by saying, "He’s an idiot like Trump. Figure they cancel each other out."

Page referred to Trump as an "utter idiot" in a text after Trump said it hadn't been proven that Russian President Vladimir Putin had ever killed anyone.

She also wrote in March of 2016, "God trump is a loathsome human….omg he's an idiot" to which Strzok replied "He's awful."

Strzok also texted, "Hillary should win 100,000,000 – 0."

After the election, Page and Strzok expressed outrage over the announcement of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.