Federal Bureau of Investigation had source inside Trump team, claims Fusion GPS founder
10 January, 2018, 02:12 | Author: Jason Torres
Earlier that year, the firm had been probing Trump for a conservative website funded by a GOP donor, but that client stopped paying for the work after it became clear Trump would win the GOP nomination, according to people familiar with the matter.
Christopher Steele told the political research firm that hired him, Fusion GPS, that what he uncovered from Russian sources was serious enough to bring to the attention of US law enforcement authorities, according to a transcript released on Tuesday.
Through much of 2017, Feinstein and Grassley made joint requests for information about Russian Federation and the FBI's investigation of election interference.
In mid-to-late September 2016, Steele told Simpson that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had asked him to provide more information, Simpson testified. The former reporter for the Wall Street Journal commissioned what proved to be Steele's salacious - and unproven - dossier on Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
Simpson then declined to answer a follow-up question.
Mr Steele was said to have passed on his findings to both U.S. and United Kingdom intelligence in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election due to concerns about national security for both countries. "It was someone like us who made a decision to pick up the phone and report something".
Simpson's testimony was released Tuesday by Sen. "The question of whether something is accurate isn't really asked".
"In those sessions, we toppled the far right's conspiracy theories and explained how The Washington Free Beacon and the Clinton campaign-the Republican and Democratic funders of our Trump research-separately came to hire us in the first place", Simpson and co-founder Peter Fritsch wrote in the Times last week. Richard Blumenthal, called on Grassley to release the transcript of Simpson's testimony, which clocks in at 312 pages.
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One the show's writers attempted to speak, but Barr interrupted by saying, "Speaking of racism, I'm just going to say it". Roseanne in the show is a Donald Trump supporter, and this will be in some way a part of the narrative.
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