As Twitchy told you earlier, the OIG report on the FBI’s Hillary investigation included this text message exchange between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page:

Needless to say, that exchange has been raising a lot of questions. Among them: Why was Strzok’s reply to Page not revealed until now?

As a matter of fact, there is. Well, sort of. Actually, not really:

More from the Daily Caller:

A Justice Department spokesperson was unable to say why the message, which was sent on Aug. 9, 2016, was missing from the previous document productions.

The FBI has acknowledged that it was unable to recover tens of thousands of texts between Page and Strzok from Dec. 13, 2016 to May 17, 2017 due to a technical glitch. Some of those messages were recovered and given to Congress.

The missing Strzok text cited in the inspector general’s report was sent well before the glitch affected FBI servers.

The Justice Department official was not sure whether the Strzok text was deleted or whether they it missing due to other technical issues.

Uh-huh.

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