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FBI official Peter Strzok’s first public hearing turned heated Thursday, as Republicans clashed with Democrats as well as the former investigator over his anti-Trump texts, even threatening contempt for refusing to answer questions on the Russia probe. 

Strzok said he never let his political views affect his investigations, pushing back against Republican accusations he was biased in his work.

“Let me be clear, unequivocally and under oath: Not once in my 26 years of defending my nation did my personal opinions impact any official action I took,” said Strzok.

WIBC host Tony Katz spoke with Leland Vittert of Fox News, who told called Strzok’s comments and demeanor during Thursday’s testimony troublesome:

“Strzok’s comments and defense are laughable if not for the fact that they are such an indictment on what in theory should be a non-political organization, but what is really lost in all of this is the truth and what’s good for the American people.” 

Vittert also weighed on President Trump’s attendance of this week’s NATO summit. Click below to hear the full interview: