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President Trump on Thursday blasted FBI agent Peter Strzok for refusing to answer “many questions” in his closed-door grilling on Capitol Hill a day earlier.

“Lover, FBI Agent Peter Strzok received bad grades on yesterday’s closed-door testimony and, according to most reports, refused to answer the many questions. There was no collusion and the “witch hunt” under the guidance of 13 Angry Democrats and others who are totally indecisive, is Manipulated!” Trump tweeted early Thursday.

Lover, FBI Agent Peter Strzok received bad grades on yesterday’s closed-door testimony and, according to most reports, refused to answer the many questions. There was no collusion and the “witch hunt” under the guidance of 13 Angry Democrats and others who are totally indecisive, is Manipulated!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2018

The President of the tweet comes after Strzok – hour-long closed-door hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. It was his first Convention appearance following revelations of numerous anti-Trump-messages he exchanged with the bureau Mrs Lisa page during the 2016 presidential campaign. Strzok and side of a relationship.

Trump talk of the “13 Evil Democrats” is in terms of lawyers and investigators to Special Counsel Robert Müller to the team. Thirteen of the 17 investigators have registered as Democrats. Mueller, though, said, a life-long Republican and served as FBI Director under former Republican President George W. Bush.

As shown in the recent DOJ inspector General report, which contain the messages between Strzok and page, in the Strzok vowed to stop Trump from becoming President.

But a spokeswoman for the House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., Strzok said the answer to many of the questions he was asked on Wednesday.

“Today, Peter Strzok appeared before our committees to answer questions about his actions while leading the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private E-Mail server. Unfortunately, the FBI’s Council Mr. Strzok not ordered the answer to many legitimate questions that he was asked,” Kathryn Rexrode, said in a statement to Fox News on Wednesday. “We want to hold a public hearing soon. I hope he will be more forthcoming.”

“There is still a lot of open questions, who knew what, when,” the house freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N. C., told reporters on the hill, during a break from the hearing on Wednesday. “And how is it with this particular investigation, what was the origin of Russia’s collusion investigation?”

Meadows said that “new information,” but did not share specifics. While it is unclear what has actually been learned, in the confidential hearing, a GOP source told Fox News that the majority of GOP members on the Russia investigation and how Strzok refers to the beginning of the sample.

DOJ inspector General Michael Horowitz confirmed last week that he is investigating whether Strzok anti-Trump bias takes into account the introduction of the FBI-Russia investigation.

Strzok, 48, appeared before the Committee voluntarily, although they issued a subpoena over the weekend.

Strzok, who was accompanied by his FBI office last week in what have been described bureau veteran, as an “extraordinary step”, has been replaced under the microscope for months on the series of politically-charged text messages with the page, who has the Bureau in may.

Both were Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Russian interference and possible collusion with Trump ally of the campaign, 2016 presidential elections associated with it. Page assignment ended in July 2017. Strzok has been removed from the team, and later on in the year 2017, with the following revelations for his anti-Trump-text-messages.

Minutes later, Trump suggested that Strzok took orders from the former FBI Director, James Comey, and former FBI assistant Director Andrew McCabe, further suggesting that Comey and Mueller are “best friends”.

“Peter Strzok worked as a leader of the Manipulated witch-hunt, for a long time, he got it started and was only fired because the gig was. To be able to, but remember, he took orders from Comey and McCabe, and they took their orders from you know who. Mueller/Comey best friends!” Trump tweeted.

Peter Strzok worked as a leader of the Manipulated witch-hunt, for a long time, he got it started and was only fired because the gig was. To be able to, but remember, he took orders from Comey and McCabe, and they took their orders from you know who. Mueller/Comey best friends!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2018

The inspector general report released earlier this month, found that they are especially concerned about text messages between FBI officials Strzok and page “may be displayed, or created the appearance that the investigative decisions were influenced by bias or improper considerations.”

“I don’t know how any reasonable person, the text reads, and would suggest that there was no prejudice,” meadows told reporters. “None of my concerns about political bias were alleviated, based on what I heard so far.”

But the inspector General found no evidence that the anti-Trump bias among several FBI agents prosecutorial decisions in the Clinton E-Mail affected probe.

Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with interference in our election! Where is the DNC Server, and why not the Shady James Comey and the now disgraced FBI-agents and check? Why not Hillary/Russia viewed? So many questions, So much corruption!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2018

Trump also tweeted Thursday morning in question, why the former FBI Director, James Comey, and other “disgraced” bureau officials “exactly Russian interference in the election” check—the further question, why is Hillary Clinton-Russia relations are not investigated.

“Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with interference in our election! Where is the DNC Server, and why not the Shady James Comey and the now disgraced FBI-agents and check? Why not Hillary/Russia viewed? So many questions, So much corruption!” Trump tweeted.

The President of the tweet comes in the midst of the planning for a summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Fox News’ John Roberts and Chad Pergram contributed to this report.

Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.

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