Hearing with FBI agent goes off the rails after GOP congressman asks how many times he lied...

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    • FBI agent Peter Strzok testified before members of the House Judiciary and Government Oversight & Reform Committees on Thursday about texts he and FBI lawyer Lisa Page exchanged during the election.
    • Rep. Louie Gohmert Jr. of Texas accused Strzok of lying under oath during his testimony, citing his previous infidelity with Page.
    • The room then erupted into chaos, with lawmakers shouting at Gohmert over the comment.

    A congressional hearing devolved into chaos Thursday afternoon when Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas attacked FBI agent Peter Strzok over his extramarital affair with FBI lawyer Lisa Page.

    While accusing Strzok of lying under oath, Gohmert said, "I can't help but wonder when I see you looking there with a little smirk, how many times did you look so innocently into your wife's eye and lied to her about Lisa Page?"
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