Home >> Info On: the Steele dossier (page 2)

The Latest News about the Steele dossier

Comey And Brennan Appear At Odds Over Who Pushed To Include Dossier In Intel Report

A dispute is emerging between James Comey and John Brennan over who pushed to include information from the Steele dossier in an intelligence community assessment of Russian meddling Fox News reports that Comey sent an email to FBI staff in December 2016 indicating that Brennan wanted to include dossier information But a former CIA official is disputing that claim, telling ...

Read More »

Analysis: The Steele Dossier And The ‘Raw Intelligence’ Canard

Fusion GPS connections-11

Defenders of the FBI’s activities during the 2016 campaign have adopted a familiar refrain over the past 28 months to describe the Steele dossier, that infamous document that served as a road map for the conspiracy theory that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government. “It’s raw intelligence,” according to countless politicos and pundits, including CNN contributor Asha Rangappa, ...

Read More »

State Department Under Pressure Over Christopher Steele Contacts

Kathleen Kavalec

Three Republican senators are pressing the State Department to provide information about a meeting between dossier author Christopher Steele and a State Department official before the 2016 election Steele met on Oct. 11, 2016, with Kathleen Kavalec Kavalec’s notes from that meeting have been released. They show that Steele claimed he had contact with the media and that his client ...

Read More »

Michael Isikoff: Media Should Have Had ‘More Skepticism’ About Steele Dossier

Veteran reporter Michael Isikoff is acknowledging the press should have had “more skepticism” about the Steele dossier. Isikoff’s remarks are notable because he is one of a small handful of reporters to have met with dossier author Christopher Steele prior to the 2016 election. Isikoff published an article based on Steele’s information about Carter Page, a former Trump campaign adviser.  ...

Read More »

Report: US Officials Doubted Key Dossier Claims Earlier Than Previously Known

U.S. officials who investigated the Steele dossier had ‘misgivings’ about the salacious document much earlier than previously known, according to a report in The New York Times The FBI also interviewed an alleged source for the dossier in January 2017, and determined that he may have embellished some of the claims attributed to him by Christopher Steele If the report ...

Read More »

Mueller Report Undercuts Several Steele Dossier Claims, Though The Salacious Document Is Barely Mentioned

The Steele dossier was the FBI’s roadmap for the collusion investigation, but the controversial document is barely mentioned in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report But the few references to the dossier paint an unflattering picture of the document, which was funded by the Clinton campaign and DNC Mueller’s report addresses some of the dossier’s claims about Michael Cohen, as well ...

Read More »

Report: Christopher Steele Refuses to Meet With DOJ Inspector General, Which Is Scrutinizing Ex-Spy’s Dossier

Christopher Steele declined to meet with the Justice Department’s office of the inspector general, which is reportedly poised to cast doubt on the veracity of some of the former British spy’s infamous anti-Trump dossier. Politico reports that Steele declined the inspector general’s request on the grounds that it would be improper for him to take part “in an internal Justice ...

Read More »

FBI Was Still Assessing Christopher Steele’s ‘Reliability’ Even After Using Dossier To Obtain Spy Warrant

The FBI was still assessing the reliability of Christopher Steele in late November 2016, a month after the bureau used the ex-spy’s anti-Trump dossier to obtain spy warrants against Carter Page FBI lawyer Sally Moyer testified to Congress last year that the FBI wanted Justice Department official Bruce Ohr to establish contact with Steele ‘to get further clarity about Christopher ...

Read More »

Investigate Steele Dossier As Russian Disinformation, Intel Experts Say

Robert Mueller’s finding of no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia undercuts the Steele dossier’s core claim of a “well-developed conspiracy” to influence the 2016 election Now, intelligence experts say that the dossier should be investigated as possible Russian disinformation ‘The intelligence community was misled’ In a deposition last June for a lawsuit related to the dossier, former British ...

Read More »

CNN Analyst Ralph Peters: ‘The Steele Dossier Rings True To Me’

CNN Media Bias Logo

The Steele dossier has been all but debunked by Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation findings, but that hasn’t deterred CNN analyst Ralph Peters. “I can’t let it go. I can’t let it go. The Steele dossier rings true to me,” Peters, a retired lieutenant colonel, said in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Tuesday. Peters speculated that President Trump has ...

Read More »

MSNBC Panel Admits Mueller Report ‘Undercuts Almost Everything’ In Steele Dossier

The two journalists most closely linked to the Steele dossier acknowledged Monday that the Democrat-funded document was debunked by the Mueller investigation, which found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. “I think one of the reasons people were so surprised by the Mueller finding is that it undercuts almost everything that was in the dossier, ...

Read More »

Ex-FBI Official: Fusion GPS Founder Tried To ‘Elevate’ Dossier By Spreading It All Around Washington

In congressional testimony last year, former FBI general counsel James Baker said that the bureau was aware that the founder of Fusion GPS was shopping the infamous dossier around Washington, D.C. prior to the 2016 election. Baker also said that his friend, the liberal reporter David Corn, was ‘anxious’ to provide him with the dossier, which was funded by the ...

Read More »

Trump Says John McCain Put Him In ‘Jeopardy’ By Giving Dossier To FBI

President Trump maintained his attacks on John McCain on Wednesday, accusing the late Arizona senator of putting him in “jeopardy” with the FBI by giving the salacious and unverified Steele dossier to James Comey in late 2016. At a speech in Ohio, Trump also faulted McCain for not contacting him after receiving the dossier, which was funded by the Clinton ...

Read More »

Here’s How The Steele Dossier Spread Through The Media And Government

More than 15 journalists, several U.S. government officials and multiple lawmakers were shown or given the Steele dossier during the 2016 presidential campaign or shortly after. Fusion GPS and Christopher Steele disseminated the dossier far and wide in an apparent attempt to insert the document’s salacious allegations into the media. Newly unsealed court filings show how widespread this effort was. ...

Read More »
echo 'Sponsored Content'; echo '
';
Sign up for our Newsletter

* indicates required field




Email Format


Subscribe!