Skip to comments.New details emerge on anti-Trump dossier as House GOP seeks Fusion GPS boss testimony
Posted on 10/14/2018 10:57:17 AM PDT by mac_truck
House Republicans still want Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of the firm behind the anti-Trump dossier, to comply with their subpoena to appear on Capitol Hill despite his plans to invoke Fifth Amendment protections, a GOP House Judiciary Committee aide told Fox News on Friday.
The tension with the Fusion GPS co-founder comes as new details emerge about just how widely distributed the unverified and politically funded dossier was back in 2016. A Fox News review of congressional testimony, British court records, emails and other documents indicate that at least five sources worked through other government agencies or fed the dossier to the FBI directly.
Simpson made clear this week that he does not intend to answer congressional questions.
In a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., Simpson lawyer Joshua Levy wrote that his client will invoke his First and Fifth Amendment privileges to avoid testifying before the committee next week.
Writing to Goodlatte, Levy accused Republicans on the panel of trying to "discredit and otherwise damage witnesses to Russia's interference in the 2016 election, all as part of an effort to protect a president..."
But critics point to apparent inconsistencies in Simpson's testimony. During his November 2017 transcribed interview before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Simpson was asked about his contact with the FBI. He said he worked through Justice Department official Bruce Ohr "sometime after Thanksgiving." However, Simpson's testimony contradicts Ohr emails that show contact months earlier, in August 2016.
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Lock him until he spills the beans on Hillary
Congress needs to grow a pair the weeks they have left.
Subpoena his ass
Bring in the presetitutes
Make him plead the 5th over and over to questions
Or throw him in jail on contempt charges
Force him to appear. Question him for hours. Let the CSPAN and Fox cameras record him taking the 5th on every question. Produce a video and distribute all over the internet. Have every conservative talk show host feature it. Generate a grassroots demand for the DOJ to investigate.
Where is our flatlining AG?!? The dossier is part of an attempted insurrection to overthrow a Constitutionally elected president.
Mr. Simpson, meet Mr. Waterboard. Mr. Waterboard, meet Mr. Simpson.
I know there’s Contempt for Congre$$ in general but is there a charge of Contempt of Congre$$ for which someone can be detained as long as they choose to not testify truthfully and fully?
all these rats are claiming the 5th... and we do nothing
Why not send the sergeant-at-arms and some Marshals?
What do I care if Glen Simpson goes to jail or not? The chances are slim the DOJ will do poop him no matter what the truth is.
So why not bring him in, make him plead, and then grant immunity and start asking questions. If he clams up and still refuses to talk, throw him in the cell in the basement until he does.
This guy probably knows almost the whole story. But he is not the one responsible for hatching it.
Who was the first person to talk to you about working “on” the Trump Campaign?
Have you ever spoken with Hillary Clinton about the Russian Dossier? Or President Obama?
Or my favorite:
Was your company acting as a NSA contractor prior to Admiral Rogers shutting down contractor access to raw intelligence in 2016 and was your company a recipient of such intelligence in that time period?
Jeepers, we need the truth out there now. In a nice dramatic fashion even better. It is time to stop dancing on eggshells.
He is pleading the 5th as well?
Saw this morning that all the guilty ‘RAT bastards in this “collusion” fiasco are refusing to testify or are going to take the Fifth. I guess Bobby “Ham Sandwich” Mueller can’t get any ‘RATS to “flip”. He must not be the badass stud he thinks he is.
Isn't he dedicated to "investigating" russian collusion ?
.....or is he still busy looking for a peripheral conviction to get his conviction fix
or maybe he will have to recuse himself because he was behind the phony dossier deal all along
Maybe Mueller should get the same "justice" Martha Stewart got, but he has leftist immunity so justice for Mueller is out of the question
Nail both him and Ohr for perjury on the theory that at least one of them is lying, and offer a deal to whomever squeals first. Then offer a lesser deal to the second squealer when he comes clean.
“Lock him until he spills the beans on Hillary”
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