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  • Strzok explains how anti-Trump dossier made its way from Clinton camp to eager FBI

    07/15/2018 3:22:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 15, 2018 | Rowan Scarborough
    The lengths to which the FBI relied on the Hillary Clinton opposition research dossier to investigate her political rival came into sharper focus with the testimony of the lead investigator, FBI agent Peter Strzok. Mr. Strzok told a joint House committee last week that the FBI received from Associate Attorney General Bruce Ohr a raft of documents — including sections of the anti-Trump dossier — during the investigation into Russia election interference. The first-time disclosure is significant because it confirms an unusual and continuing channel for collusion accusations that started outside the government with anti-Trump people and reached Mr. Ohr...
  • Did FBI get bamboozled by multiple versions of Trump dossier?

    07/10/2018 2:18:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/10/18 | John Solomon
    Like dandelions in an untreated lawn, the now infamous Russian dossier apparently multiplied in numbers — and emissaries delivering it to the FBI — the closer Donald Trump got to the White House. We know from public testimony that dossier author and former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele shared his findings with the FBI in summer and fall 2016 before he was terminated as a confidential source for inappropriate media contacts. And we learned that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) provided a copy to the FBI after the November 2016 election — out of a sense of duty, his office says....
  • Nunes calls for House probe of 42 Obama-era anti-Trump activists

    07/08/2018 1:25:06 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 33 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Saturday, July 7, 2018 | Rowan Scarborough
    Rep. Devin Nunes is referring 42 Obama administration officials, FBI agents and outside political activists to a House task force for as investigation into how the Obama Justice Department targeted the Donald Trump campaign. If the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and Judiciary Committee agree, their task force would conduct the most extensive probe to date on anti-Trump government operations in 2016. Mr. Nunes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, has sent letters to Oversight head Trey Gowdy of South Carolina and Judiciary’s Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. The California Republican is asking his fellow GOP legislators...
  • Is Russiagate really Hillarygate?

    07/04/2018 7:10:10 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 12 replies
    Forbes ^ | 2017 | Paul R. Gregory
    The most under covered story of Russia Gate is the interconnection between the Clinton campaign, an unregistered foreign agent of Russia headquartered in DC (Fusion GPS), and the Christopher Steele Orbis dossier. This connection has raised the question of whether Kremlin prepared the dossier as part of a disinformation campaign to sow chaos in the US political system. If ordered and paid for by Hillary Clinton associates, Russia Gate is turned on its head as collusion between Clinton operatives (not Trump’s) and Russian intelligence. Russia Gate becomes Hillary Gate. Neither the New York Times, Washington Post, nor CNN has covered...
  • Report: Senate Intel Still Wants To Interview Christopher Steele But Is Having ‘Cooperation’ Issues

    07/02/2018 3:24:18 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/02/2018 | Chuck Ross
    The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has been in weekly contact with lawyers for Christopher Steele but has been unable to secure an interview with the former British spy, who is the author of the infamous dossier alleging collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. “We’re still in conversation weekly,” North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence panel, told BuzzFeed News. “I know that we are in communications and we obviously would like to get that hearing,” Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the committee, told the news outlet.
  • The Other Secret Dossier

    04/23/2018 4:28:27 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 18 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Feb | MARK HEMINGWAY
    State Dept. Official Reportedly Passed On Second Trump ‘Dossier’ Written by One of Clinton’s Most Discreditable Supporters Last week, the Guardian reported the FBI is looking at a second Trump “dossier,” in addition to the one compiled by former British spook Christopher Steele at the behest of the Clinton campaign. The second dossier is allegedly compiled by Cody Shearer. “One source with knowledge of the inquiry said the fact the FBI was still working on [the ‘Shearer dossier’] suggested investigators had taken an aspect of it seriously,” notes the Guardian. “It raises the possibility that parts of the Steele dossier,...
  • REVEALED: Christopher Steele Visited State Department Shortly Before 2016 Election

    06/21/2018 4:12:07 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 18 replies
    True Pundit ^ | 6-21-18 | True Pundit Staff
    Former British spy Christopher Steele visited the State Department in October 2016 and briefed officials there about his work on the infamous anti-Trump dossier, it was revealed on Wednesday. “Based upon our review of the visitor logs at the State Department, Mr. Steele visited the State Department, briefing officials on the dossier in October 2016,” Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said during a hearing held to review the U.S. government’s response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  • We Now Have a Timeline for the Steele Dossier, and how it was “Leaked”!

    06/08/2018 3:11:47 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    Tcrlaf | 6-8-2018 | Tcrlaf
    <p>Ali Watkins worked for Buzzfeed as the National Security Reporter from Nov 2015 to May 2017. During this time, the Russian Dossier was released. You can check her linkedin for this information.</p> <p>Dossier paid for with campaign funds from the clinton campaign and DNC.</p>
  • John McCain: ‘Go To Hell’ If You Don’t Like That I Passed Pee Dossier To FBI

    05/27/2018 4:48:04 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 89 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/18 | Aaron Klein
    In his newly released book, Sen. John McCain admits he knew the anti-Trump dossier that he infamously passed to the FBI contained “unproven accusations,” “mostly raw, unverified intelligence” and allegations about which the senator “had no idea” if “any were true.” Yet McCain maintains he had an “obligation” to pass the wild charges against Donald Trump to FBI Director James Comey and he would even do it again. “Anyone who doesn’t like it can go to hell,” McCain exclaimed. In the book The Restless Wave, McCain provides an inside account of how he says he came across the dossier. He...
  • Clapper: 'More and more' of Steele dossier proving to be true

    05/26/2018 12:33:41 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 128 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/26/18 | John Bowden
    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said in a new interview that parts of the infamous Steele dossier of alleged ties between President Trump's campaign and Russia have been corroborated by subsequent U.S. investigations. In an interview with Salon, the Obama-era intelligence chief stressed that while the most "salacious" claims in the dossier have not been proven to be true, "more and more" of the dossier's other claims about the president and his allies' ties to Russia have been corroborated over time. "Some of what was in the dossier was actually corroborated -- but separately -- in our intelligence...
  • BREAKING: FBI Spy Stefan Halper May Have Bled Info Into Hillary’s Phony Dossier

    05/23/2018 3:40:59 PM PDT · by detective · 60 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 23, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Hill sources are saying the FBI spy who infiltrated Donald Trump’s campaign in 2016, Stefan Halper bled information into Hillary’s phony dossier, reported Paul Sperry. The informant, Stefan Halper, was paid a total of $411,575 in 2016 and 2017 for work with the US government that included spying on the Trump campaign. It was a lucrative business for Stefan Halper. Now the Democrats are in spin mode.
  • Sen Johnson Sends Letter to FBI Discovers Secret Deep State “Sensitive Matter Team” Behind Dossier

    05/22/2018 10:50:25 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 22, 201 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full title: Sen. Ron Johnson Sends Letter to FBI – Discovers Secret Deep State “Sensitive Matter Team” Behind Phony Dossier On Monday Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) sent a letter to the FBI Director regarding phony Steele Russia dossier. Explosive new e-mails show FBI brass discussed dossier briefing details with CNN. Senator Johnson accused the FBI of having a “sensitive matter team” as reference by FBI Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki in an January 6, 2017 email to unspecified recipients.
  • John McCain - Conspiracy Theories - Russia Dossier: 'Anyone Who Doesn't Like It Can Go To Hell'

    05/22/2018 9:11:07 AM PDT · by blam · 54 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5-22-2018
    Sen. John McCain dives deep into conspiracy theories regarding the salacious so-called Steele dossier in his new book, "The Restless Wave," defending his decision to turn over the documents to former FBI Director James Comey. "Conspiracy theories have grown around what I did and why," McCain wrote, saying those included that he's a "double agent for Russia" and that he "acted out of jealousy" that Donald Trump won a presidential election when he didn't. But the Arizona Republican said he felt he had an obligation "to bring to the attention of appropriate officials unproven accusations I could not assess myself"...
  • BREAKING: E-mails Show FBI Brass Discussed Dossier Briefing Details With CNN

    05/21/2018 8:49:01 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 55 replies
    Newly revealed e-mails show that former Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) deputy director Andrew McCabe was keenly aware of CNN’s internal understanding of a secret briefing about the infamous Steele dossier, days before CNN published any stories on the matter. The e-mails, which were obtained by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), also reveal that top officials used coded language to refer to the salacious and unverified allegations made by Steele. Former FBI director James Comey briefed then-President-Elect Donald Trump on January 6, 2017, on at least one unproven allegation contained in Steele’s dossier, which was jointly funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign...
  • Grassley requests DOJ documents on Bruce Ohr dealings with Christopher Steele on anti-Trump dossier

    05/21/2018 4:15:47 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 15 replies
    The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Justice Department Monday to turn over communications between former Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr, British spy Christopher Steele and others about the infamous anti-Trump dossier. In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, requested Ohr's emails, phone logs, written notes and text messages. Grassley also asked the Justice Department to arrange for Ohr to be interviewed by Committee staff. Grassley wrote that he wants to know whether Ohr continued to pass information from Steele to others at the FBI after the bureau terminated the former...
  • How the FBI and CIA Restarted the Cold War to Protect Themselves

    05/20/2018 8:17:25 PM PDT · by ColtMeadows · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 20, 2018 | Thomas J. Farnan
    On December 29, 2016, the Obama Administration – with three weeks remaining in its term – issued harsh sanctions against Russia over supposed election interference. Two compounds in the United States were closed and 35 Russian diplomats were ordered to leave the country. Russia responded by calling the actions “Cold War déjà vu.” In the two years that have elapsed since, it has been learned that the “intelligence” that formed the basis for the sanctions was beyond dubious. A single unverified “dossier” compiled by an ex-British spy with no discernable connections to Russia was shopped to FISA judges and the...
  • Gina Haspel Refuses To Answer Rand Paul's Questions About CIA Involvement In Steele Dossier

    05/18/2018 7:08:15 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 18, 2018 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Full title reads: EXCLUSIVE: Gina Haspel Refuses to Answer Senator Rand Paul’s Questions About CIA Involvement in Steele Dossier Prior to her confirmation as CIA Director, Gina Haspel was facing tough questions from Senator Rand Paul, and The Gateway Pundit has exclusively reviewed her responses which completely dodged specific questions about the CIA’s involvement with the Christopher Steele dossier.
  • Report: John Brennan Worked ‘Pee Dossier’ into Obama’s Daily Briefing, (Tr)

    05/16/2018 10:27:54 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 May 2018 | Joshua Caplan
    Report: John Brennan Worked ‘Pee Dossier’ into Obama’s Daily Briefing, Called Steele ‘Credible Source’ (Full Title) A new report alleges that former CIA Director John Brennan included claims from the dubious Steele dossier into President Barack Obama’s Presidential Daily Brief — without disclosing the source of the allegations. “Brennan put some of the dossier material into the PDB [presidential daily briefing] for Obama and described it as coming from a ‘credible source,’ which is how they viewed Steele,” a source close to the House probe told Real Clear Investigations reporter Paul Sperry. “But they never corroborated his sources,” the source...
  • The Office of Net Assessment paid Stefan Halper...why?

    05/15/2018 11:58:52 AM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 15, 2018 | Clarice Feldman
    Stefan Halper, the dual U.S.-U.K. citizen who reached out to Trump campaign aides George Papadopoulos and Carter Page, is the international man of mystery when it comes to the origins of the FBI counterintelligence probe of the Trump campaign and presidency. From public records, we know he was receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from the federal government national security apparatus. From the payment statements, the Department of Defense's Office of Net Assessment appears to have been the contract award-maker. We still do not know what he was paid for, though there are several instances seeming to indicate...
  • BRENNAN lied Two Top Officials Contradict Ex-CIA Director’s SWORN Denial of Reliance on Dossier

    05/15/2018 11:36:42 AM PDT · by detective · 22 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 15, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Shortened title. Full title: BRENNAN IN HOT WATER=> Two Top Officials Contradict Ex-CIA Director’s SWORN Denial of Reliance on Dossier John Brennan is in hot water. Two of Brennan’s colleagues are now contradicting the former CIA Director’s sworn denial the phony dossier played a role in the IC Assessment on Russian interference of the 2016 election. John Brennan claimed in May 2017 testimony Hillary’s phony dossier didn’t factor into the Intelligence Community’s Assessment report on Russian interference of the 2016 presidential election.