Lisa Page, a former FBI lawyer who has been the target of Republican attacks over texts she exchanged about President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Justice and FBI, alleging that agency officials violated the Privacy Act by leaking her text messages to reporters.

Page alleges that “officials who authorized the disclosure” of her text messages with then-FBI agent Peter Strzok “and their allies sought to use, and ultimately did use, the messages to promote the false narrative that Plaintiff and others at the FBI were biased against President Trump, had conspired to undermine him, and otherwise had engaged in allegedly criminal acts, including treason.”

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