Veritas interview with USPS Whistleblower Richard Hopkins. USPS Office of IG employee Russel Strasser interviewed Hopkins. Hopkins wore a wire. The video below (starting at 38 seconds) shares a portion of the audio.
Transcript of the audio involving Strasser interviewing/interrogating Hopkins:
Russel Strasser, USPS Office of IG : “And so let me, let me make good on that promise right now. This storm is getting crazy, right? It’s out of a lot of people’s control. And so the reason they called me in is to try to harness that storm, try to reel it back in before it gets really crazy. Because we have Senators involved. We have the Department of Justice involved. We have-”
Hopkins: Trump’s lawyer’s team’s gotten a hold of me.
Strasser: “I am not- I am trying to twist you a little bit because in that, believe it or not, your mind will kick in. We like to control our mind. And when we do that, we can convince ourselves of a memory. But when you’re under a little bit of stress, which is what I’m doing to you purposely, your mind can be a little bit clearer and we’re going to do a different exercise too, to make your mind a little bit clearer. So, but this is all on purpose. “
Strasser: “I am not scaring you. But I am scaring you.”
Two-hour audio clip of interview involving Russell Strasser interviewing/interrogating whistleblower: