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Ex-FBI officials Strzok, Page near DOJ settlement over anti-Trump text leak

Two former senior FBI employees have reached a tentative agreement with the Justice Department to settle in part their related lawsuits alleging that they were illegally targeted for retribution by the Trump administration after the FBI investigated Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to a court filing Tuesday.

In a two-page filing, lawyers for former senior FBI agent Peter Strzok, former FBI lawyer Lisa Page and the Justice Department said they have reached a tentative agreement to resolve allegations that the department violated the two employees’ privacy rights when, in December 2017, it leaked their politically charged text messages criticizing Donald Trump while they were having an affair.

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