Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s team may have obstructed justice, according to a top Republican investigator.
California Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, reacted on Sunday to documents that show more than a dozen phones belonging to Mueller team members were “wiped” for various reasons.
“This looks like it occurred at a very interesting time,” Nunes said during an interview on Fox News’s Sunday Morning Futures. “This is when the lovebirds’ text messages were discovered. So, clearly, after that, everybody on the Mueller team went and wiped their phone.”
The congressman was referring to the anti-Trump text messages between former FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page that became fuel for President Trump and his allies to dub the Russia investigation a “witch hunt.”
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released a report in late 2018 that said there were technical problems that made it difficult to recover and