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Details Emerge Of Mystery FBI Spreadsheet That Kept Track Of Steele Dossier

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FBI investigators maintained a spreadsheet that kept track of individuals allegations made in the infamous Steele dossier. According to a new report, the spreadsheet noted that many of the allegations were either inaccurate or unverified. Former Rep. Trey Gowdy has previously alluded to the spreadsheet, saying that it showed that the FBI also used a longtime Hillary Clinton ally to ...

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NYT Reporter: Christopher Steele Worried He’ll Be ‘Thrown Under The Bus’

Christopher Steele will meet with Justice Department investigators out of concern he will be “thrown under the bus” in a probe of the FBI’s handling of the dossier, a New York Times reporter said. “He is incredibly concerned, maybe obsessed, that this investigation is going to throw him under the bus,” Matthew Rosenberg, a national security reporter for The Times, ...

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Why Are So Many Saying Mueller is as Corrupt as Hillary’s Steele Dossier?

In a recent post, I explained the importance of being able to discern between what people think they are and actuality. Has Mueller provided us with a prime example of being two-faced? When it came time for the Swamp to appoint a Special Counsel to investigate Trump/Russia collusion, the spotlight fixated upon Mueller. If we believed what was said by ...

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Nunes To Trump: Ask Theresa May About Brits’ Handling Of Steele Dossier

The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee is calling on President Trump to press British Prime Minister Theresa May about the British government’s handling of the Steele dossier. In a letter to Trump on Wednesday, California Rep. Devin Nunes also called on Trump to ask May whether the British government was aware of or took part in surveillance efforts ...

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Ex-FBI Lawyer Claims He Was ‘Concerned’ With Steele Dossier, But Still Used It To Get Carter Page Spy Warrant

Former FBI general counsel James Baker said Friday that he viewed the Steele dossier “skeptically” and was “concerned” about the veracity of the document when the bureau received it before the 2016 election. But despite those concerns, Baker was one of the FBI officials who reviewed the Carter Page surveillance warrant application, which relied heavily on information from the dossier. ...

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Barr: ‘Very Unusual’ For FBI To Rely On Steele Dossier Given ‘Clear Mistakes’

Attorney General William Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he is investigating what role the Steele dossier played in the Russia probe, and that the salacious document had “a number of clear mistakes.” “It’s a very unusual situation to have opposition research like that, especially one that on its face had a number of clear mistakes and ...

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Steele Identified Russian Dossier Sources, Notes Reveal

Christopher Steele told a State Department official that a former Russian spy chief and a top Kremlin adviser were involved in an operation to collect compromising information on Donald Trump. The State Department official’s notes also indicate that Steele claimed that the Russians, Vyacheslav Trubnikov and Vladislav Surkov, were “sources” for the dossier. There is no evidence that the compromising material ...

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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 ...

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

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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, ...

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State Department Under Pressure Over Christopher Steele Contacts

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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 ...

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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.  ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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