Skip to comments.FBI’s spreadsheet puts a stake through the heart of Steele’s dossier
Posted on 07/16/2019 6:45:00 PM PDT by bitt
Some in the news media have tried in recent days to rekindle their long-lost love affair with former MI6 agent Christopher Steele and his now infamous dossier.
The main trigger was a lengthy interview in June with the Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general, which some news outlets suggested meant U.S. officials have found Steele, the former Hillary Clinton-backed political muckraker, to be believable.
Investigators ultimately found Steeles testimony credible and even surprising, Politico crowed. The Washington Post went even further, suggesting Steeles assistance to the inspector general might undermine Trumpworlds alt-narrative that the Russia-collusion investigation was flawed.
For sure, Steele may have valuable information to aid Justices internal affairs probe into misconduct during the 2016 Russia election probe. His dossier alleging a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Moscow ultimately was disproven, but not before his intelligence was used to secure a surveillance warrant targeting the Trump campaign in the final days of the 2016 election.
Investigators are trying to ascertain what the British intelligence operative told the FBI about his sources, his relation to the Democratic Party and Clinton campaign, his hatred for Donald Trump, his Election Day deadline to get his information public and his leaking to media outlets before agents used his dossier to justify a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant to spy on ex-Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
There is evidence Steele told the DOJ in July, and the State Department in October, about all of these flaws in his work, and that State officials even detected blatant inaccuracies in his intelligence. If so, all of that information should have been flagged by the FBI as potentially derogatory information weighing against Steeles use as a source for the FISA warrant.
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
All roads lead to Hillary. But few really care.
Any day now Alice, straight to the moon!!!!
Like dogs returning to their vomit, the rabid leftist media will never give up their effort at removing Trump—TRUTH be damned.
I listen to Hannity from time to time go on about the rank and file being upstanding and all. I can think of several instances that the corruption in the DOJ/FBI runs from top to bottom.
Investigators ultimately found Steeles testimony credible and even surprising, Politico crowed.
Oh, effin Bull Shiite...
I’ll bet this white POS doesn’t live near Broad and Diamond and above. Wouldn’t find his pussy white ass anywhere near there because the “brothers” would have a feast on his little white carcass.
Oh, there is “white privilege”, bro., and Kenney is a prime example of it.
Diplomatic damages by spy agency cover assignments should be revealed, and of course reviewed.
Concur, where was the moral courage of the rank and file agents who had to have known what was going on.
>>where was the moral courage of the rank and file agents who had to have known what was going on.<<
Right? That’s along the lines of my thinking as well. Hannity continually props up the rank and file agents and good decent law abiding law enforcement folks...yet?
Not even one whistle blower? Seriously..not one?
I really like John Solomon, he is one of the rare breeds doing investigative journalism out there. But man, he needs an editor. He constantly buries the lede of each story under paragraphs of compound sentence with many commas.
Hey I know everyone’s a critic - me too. But this is the lede of the story, and what the headline alludes to. It is in the 7th paragraph!
“Over months of work, FBI agents painstakingly researched every claim Steele made about Trumps possible collusion with Russia, and assembled their findings into a spreadsheet-like document.”
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