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  • Brilliant: Christopher Steele Admits He Used Random Internet Posters As Trump Dossier Sources

    03/16/2019 5:06:03 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Red State ^ | 7:00 pm on March 16, 2019 | Bonchie
    I’m tired of using the one picture of Christopher Steele in existence, so enjoy this clown picture instead. It’s still relevant, as you’ll see. It’s been a busy few days for Fusion GPS and by virtue Steele, the former British spy contracted to compile the Trump dossier. Hillary Clinton was, of course, the person funding all this. She’s escaped essentially all accountability due to our ever willing media. Earlier today, I covered some of the fall out from documents released by a judge in a now dismissed defamation suit against Fusion GPS. There’s more though, as deposition transcripts of Steele’s...
  • WaPo: ‘A paid agent of the Clinton campaign approached Russian officials for damaging material..

    01/28/2019 9:01:54 PM PST · by bitt · 51 replies
    bigleaguepolitics.com ^ | 1/28/2019 | patrick howley
    Marc Thiessen confirms in the Washington Post: “…the Clinton campaign proactively sought dirt on Trump from Russian government sources. They did it through cutouts. In April 2016, Clinton campaign lawyer Marc Elias retained opposition research firm Fusion GPS to compile incriminating information on Trump. Fusion GPS in turn hired Christopher Steele, a former British MI6 operative with sources among Russian government officials. The result was the salacious dossier, whose sources included “a senior Russian Foreign Ministry figure” and “a former top level intelligence officer still active in the Kremlin.” Steele’s work was paid for by Clinton’s presidential campaign and the...
  • New details of 2016 meeting with Trump dossier author conflict with Dems’ timeline

    01/29/2019 6:49:03 AM PST · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    FOX News ^ | 01/29/2019 | By Catherine Herridge, Cyd Upson
    New details contained in congressional transcripts and emails about a July 2016 meeting involving the author of the anti-Trump “dossier,” Justice Department official BruceOhr, and his wife, Nellie, appear to conflict with claims from Democrats -- and the co-founder of the firm behind the dossier -- that significant contacts did not occur until after the election. According to the records, the little-known breakfast meeting was held on July 30, 2016 at Washington, D.C.’s Mayflower Hotel. Congressional transcripts, confirmed by Fox News, showed Nellie Ohr told House investigators last year that Christopher Steele, the British ex-spy who compiled the dossier, wanted...
  • BREAKING: Conned big time "CIA Witness" to White House Lying about Intel story found to be FRAUD

    07/09/2003 4:04:00 PM PDT · by Doug Thompson · 1,339 replies · 6,988+ views
    Capitol Hill Blue ^ | July 9, 2003 | Doug Thompson
    Damn, I hate it when I've been had and I've been had big time. In 1982, while I was working for Congressman Manuel Lujan of New Mexico, a man came up to a me during a gathering in Albuquerque and introduced himself as Terrance J. Wilkinson. He said he was a security consultant and gave me a business card with his name and just a Los Angeles phone number. A few weeks later, he called my Washington office and asked to meet for lunch. He seemed to know a lot about the nuclear labs in New Mexico and said he...
  • Confirmed: McCain Associate David Kramer Gave Junk Trump-Russia Pee-Pee Dossier to Jim Comey and Bu

    12/19/2018 5:22:46 PM PST · by bitt · 42 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 12/19/2018 | Jim Hoft
    David Kramer, an associate of Senator John McCain, invoked his Fifth Amendment right to not testify to Congress in connection to his role in distribution of the fake Russia dossier to the FBI. Kramer was briefed by the Russian dossier author Christopher Steele in London in 2016. The Russian dossier was paid for by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. The junk dossier was used as evidence in a FISA court hearing as evidence to spy on Trump volunteer Carter Page — in October 2016. Kramer then returned back to the US and delivered the phony dossier...
  • 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...
  • Christopher Steele: I Was Hired to Help Hillary Clinton Challenge the 2016 Election Results

    12/17/2018 3:20:22 PM PST · by detective · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Dec 2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    Christopher Steele, the former British spy who prepared the Russia “dossier” that has led to more than two years of investigations into President Donald Trump’s campaign, has told a London court that he was hired to provide a basis to challenge the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election in the event that Trump won. The Washington Times reported Monday (original links): He said the law firm Perkins Coie wanted to be in a position to contest the results based on evidence he unearthed on the Trump campaign conspiring with Moscow on election interference. His scenario is contained in a sealed...
  • Anti-Trump dossier author was hired to help Hillary challenge 2016 election result

    12/16/2018 8:44:18 PM PST · by bitt · 29 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 12/12/2018 | rowen scarborough
    British ex-spy Christopher Steele, who wrote the Democrat-financed anti-Trump dossier, said in a court case that he was hired by a Democratic law firm in preparation for Hillary Clinton challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election. He said the law firm Perkins Coie wanted to be in a position to contest the results based on evidence he unearthed on the Trump campaign conspiring with Moscow on election interference. His scenario is contained in a sealed Aug. 2 declaration in a defamation law suit brought by three Russian bankers in London. The trio’s American attorneys filed his answers Tuesday in...
  • Spygate: The True Story of Collusion [Infographic]

    10/12/2018 7:29:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | October 12, 2018 Updated: October 12, 2018 | JEFF CARLSON
    How America’s most powerful agencies were weaponized against President Donald Trump
  • FUSION GPS FOUNDER WILL PLEAD THE FIFTH TO AVOID TESTIFYING TO CONGRESS

    10/11/2018 8:25:13 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6:55 PM 10/11/2018 | Chuck Ross | Reporter
    The co-founder of the opposition research firm behind the Steele dossier, Glenn Simpson, will invoke his First and Fifth Amendment privileges to avoid testifying before Congress next week, his lawyer has told Congress. According to The Hill, Simpson’s attorney, Joshua Levy, told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte that Simpson will not appear for a deposition because the congressional investigation “is not designed to discover the truth.” The Virginia Republican subpoenaed Simpson on Sept. 29 after Levy said his client would not appear voluntarily for an interview before members of the House Judiciary and House Oversight & Government Reform...
  • Was Christopher Steele Disseminating Russian Disinformation to the State Department?

    09/14/2018 4:05:21 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | September 14, 2018 | Eric Felten
    When Christopher Steele was hired to compile his “dossier” on Donald Trump in 2016, he already had an extensive history of presenting private intelligence analysis to U.S. policymakers. The former British spy had for years been funneling reports on Russia and Ukraine to senior State Department Russia analysts. Materials recently turned over to Congress show that while Steele was giving memos to State he also maintained close ties to the billionaire Russian industrialist Oleg V. Deripaska. Some congressional investigators are thus concerned that his memos may have been a channel of Russian disinformation. Here’s how Steele got his work distributed...
  • Anatomy Of A Fusion Smear (WSJ Exposes Dirty Tactics Of "Steele Dossier" Firm)

    09/02/2018 4:08:11 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 80 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug. 31, 2018 7:10 p.m. ET | The Editorial Board
    Cleta Mitchell is a top campaign-finance lawyer in Washington, D.C. This year she’s also been the target of a political and media smear that reveals some of the nastiness at work in the allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. A partner at Foley & Lardner, Ms. Mitchell was astonished to find herself dragged into the Russia investigation on March 13 when Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee issued an interim report. They wrote that they still wanted to interview “key witnesses,” including Ms. Mitchell, who they claimed was “involved in or may have knowledge of third-party political...
  • Ex-UK spy Christopher Steele ordered to appear for video deposition in London

    05/18/2018 8:56:24 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05 18 2018 | Pamela K. Browne, Cyd Upson
    In a procedural ruling Friday before the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, former British spy Christopher Steele was ordered to appear for a videotaped deposition in London on June 18 for ongoing civil litigation brought against Buzzfeed by a Russian technology executive, Aleksej Gubarev. A last-ditch effort by Buzzfeed's legal team was denied today in their efforts to expand and question Steele about "the dossier as a whole" instead of a more limited area of questioning in the ongoing civil litigation in the UK. In the 15-page ruling obtained and reviewed by Fox News, Mr. Justice Jay wrote...
  • Bruce Ohr Testimony Exposes Even Deeper Cesspit of FBI Corruption

    08/30/2018 10:12:54 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 28 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-08-30 | Jay Greenberg
    During the closed-door testimony of Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr, an even deeper cesspit of corruption at the FBI has been exposed.
  • Bruce Ohr May Have Broken More Than The Law By Pushing His Wife’s Opposition Research To The FBI

    08/16/2018 9:43:08 AM PDT · by T Ruth · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 16, 2018 | Adam Mill
    A review of publicly available information causes a reasonable person to wonder whether Bruce Ohr broke the law by promoting his wife’s anti-Trump research to the FBI when he was working at the Justice Department. The law prohibits public officials from involvement in matters in which their spouse has a financial interest. The question is, Did Ohr “personally and substantially” participate in a particular matter in which his spouse had a “financial interest” while he was employed by the Justice Department as the assistant attorney general? *** *** ***Former FBI agent Peter Strzok has confirmed Ohr fed the FBI documents...
  • Bruce Ohr May Have Broken More Than The Law By Pushing His Wife’s Opposition Research To The FBI

    08/16/2018 10:06:14 AM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    Did Ohr 'personally and substantially' participate in a particular matter in which his spouse had a 'financial interest' while he worked for the Justice Department? A review of publicly available information causes a reasonable person to wonder whether Bruce Ohr broke the law by promoting his wife’s anti-Trump research to the FBI when he was working at the Justice Department. The law prohibits public officials from involvement in matters in which their spouse has a financial interest. The question is, Did Ohr “personally and substantially” participate in a particular matter in which his spouse had a “financial interest” while he...
  • BREAKING: Bruce Ohr Texts, Emails Reveal Steele’s Deep Ties to Obama DOJ, FBI

    08/16/2018 6:22:09 PM PDT · by bitt · 8 replies
    saraacarter.com ^ | 8/16/2018 | Sara A. Carter
    New communications between Ohr and Steele reveal even deeper ties A trove of emails and handwritten notes from Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr exposes the continuous contact and communication between the DOJ attorney and anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele, according to notes and documents obtained by SaraACarter.com. The emails and notes were written between 2016 and 2017. The notes and emails also reveal that Ohr was in communication with Glenn Simpson, the founder of the embattled research firm Fusion GPS, which was paid by the Hillary Clinton campaign and DNC to hire Steele. In one of Ohr’s handwritten notes...
  • Bruce Ohr Texts, Emails Reveal Steele’s Deep Ties to Obama DOJ, FBI

    08/16/2018 5:57:12 PM PDT · by Sleeping Freeper · 87 replies
    https/saracarter.com ^ | 8/16/18 | Sara Carter
    A trove of emails and handwritten notes from Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr exposes the continuous contact and communication between the DOJ attorney and anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele, according to notes and documents obtained by SaraACarter.com. The emails and notes were written between 2016 and 2017. SNIP... In June 2017, Steele tells Ohr, “We are frustrated with how long this reengagement with the Bureau and Mueller is taking. Anything you can do to accelerate the process would be much appreciated. There are some new, perishable, operational opportunities which we do not want to miss out on.” In October...
  • AP Interview: Top Republican says Russia probe difficult

    08/18/2018 9:16:36 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    AP ^ | 08 18 2018 | MARY CLARE JALONICK
    <p>For much of the last two years, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill.</p> <p>In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, the North Carolina Republican opened up about the investigation that has now consumed 19 months of his life. He says it has been “frustrating as hell” and much more difficult than he originally envisioned. But he says the integrity of the investigation — and its importance to the institution of the Senate — is something he has labored to protect.</p>
  • The scurry of rats: Ohr worried Comey's firing threatened to expose their plot

    08/17/2018 11:18:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/17/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Sometimes, it's the little things that tell the most. Witness the note from Deep State's Justice Department officials: Bruce Ohr, who wrote to a fellow anti-Trump plotter, the U.K.'s Christopher Steele, worried that President Trump's firing of now former FBI director James Comey would expose them all. According to a Fox News report from Catherine Herridge: