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July 12, 2018

There's never been more sass in one room than when FBI agent Peter Strzok faced the House on Thursday.

The House Oversight and Judiciary committees' joint hearing with Strzok, who led the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails, was expected to get a little divisive. In texts with FBI lawyer Lisa Page revealed in June, Strzok pledged to "stop" President Trump's election, leading many to think the investigation was rigged against Trump.

After some opening statements, lawmakers got into questioning ... each other on how to question Strzok.

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) then went on sarcasm-laden monologue when he got the chance to grill Strzok. This is just a small chunk:

Strzok responded with a heated defense of the FBI's integrity and rebuke of Trump, which prompted Democratic applause:

And then, why not, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon:

All of that only took about an hour — and there are still 72 more congressmembers with questions to go. Kathryn Krawczyk