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Senate Testimony: Fusion GPS Helped Corrupt Russians And Venezuelans
Federalist, the ^ | 26 July 2017 | Mollie Hemingway

Posted on 07/26/2017 9:06:16 AM PDT by Lorianne

At a hearing today, witnesses will testify that Fusion GPS, an organization behind an infamous dossier pumping the Russia-Trump collusion story, is a highly paid smear-for-hire operation in violation of international laws.

At a hearing this morning, Senate Judiciary members will receive testimony that Fusion GPS helped advocate the interests of corrupt Russian and Venezuelan officials while hiding its foreign work from federal authorities.

Many in the media have focused on whether Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort would testify publicly at the hearing. Less well covered has been anything to do with Fusion GPS, the “commercial research and strategic intelligence firm” behind the discredited “Russian dossier” that made outrageous and salacious allegations against President Donald Trump. The title of the hearing gives a clue that this lack of media interest in Fusion GPS is misguided: “Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence U.S. Elections.”

Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson told the committee through a lawyer he would refuse to cooperate with their inquiry, after he was subpoenaed to testify. A source told Politico he reached an agreement to speak with the committee privately. Manafort and Trump Jr. will also speak privately with the committee, according to the latest updates.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
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Worth a read if you are struggling to keep up, like I am.
1 posted on 07/26/2017 9:06:16 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

Founded by Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, both of whom worked at the Wall Street Journal for years, “Fusion GPS understands how the media operates, how to kill a story, how to manufacture enough doubt to throw off a journalistic investigation, and what it takes for an editor to disqualify a journalist from pursuing a story,” he said.


2 posted on 07/26/2017 9:07:09 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

btt


3 posted on 07/26/2017 9:07:39 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Lorianne

Bkmrk.


4 posted on 07/26/2017 9:09:41 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: Lorianne

Glenn Simpson has a lot to answer for. He’s allegedly the one who hired Christopher Steele to manufacture the phony Trump Dossier. That’s why he threatened to plead the fifth.


5 posted on 07/26/2017 9:22:36 AM PDT by pgkdan (The Silent Majority Stands With TRUMP!)
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Since he’s threatened the fifth there’s something he’s hiding. Call him in, let him plead and then conduct a proper damned investigation to find out what he’s hiding.


6 posted on 07/26/2017 9:23:43 AM PDT by pgkdan (The Silent Majority Stands With TRUMP!)
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To: Lorianne

Mollie Hemingway and Sean Davis at the Federalist are about my favorite authors.


7 posted on 07/26/2017 9:33:21 AM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: Lorianne

Is “The Federalist” another manifestation of the Lyndon LaRouche cult’s publication “The New Federalist?”

Smells like it.


8 posted on 07/26/2017 9:34:32 AM PDT by piasa
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To: sauropod

bkmk


9 posted on 07/26/2017 9:37:36 AM PDT by sauropod (I am His and He is Mine)
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To: Lorianne

Is “The Federalist” another manifestation of the Lyndon LaRouche cult’s publication “The New Federalist?”

Smells like it....If not, what an unortunately similar name.


10 posted on 07/26/2017 9:44:29 AM PDT by piasa
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BFL


11 posted on 07/26/2017 9:45:44 AM PDT by hoosiermama (When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice.DJT)
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To: piasa

BS


12 posted on 07/26/2017 9:51:08 AM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: outinyellowdogcountry

Mollie is very good


13 posted on 07/26/2017 9:58:30 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: piasa

Have you read their articles?
I’ve been reading them for about 2 years.

Some fluff but often hard hitting commentary.


14 posted on 07/26/2017 9:59:43 AM PDT by Lorianne
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But this is sooo wrong. The investigation should focus on collusion, Russia, Russia, Russia and more collusion. That’s what the newspapers all over the world have told us. And they can’t be wrong, can they?


15 posted on 07/26/2017 11:03:20 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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‘Veselnitskaya hired Glenn Simpson of the firm Fusion GPS to conduct a smear campaign against me and Sergei Magnitsky in advance of congressional hearings on the Global Magnitsky Act.’ Bill Browder said.

Natalia Veselnitskya — the lawyer who met with Trump campaign officials at Trump Tower —

Bill Browder will also testify publicly against Fusion GPS.


16 posted on 07/26/2017 5:12:35 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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