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McCain Associate Invokes The Fifth To Avoid Revealing Dossier Sources

(CitizensOutpost)  John McCain is under scrutiny for allegedly being a source for BuzzFeed’s dissemination of the Steel Dossier.  One of his associates, David Kramer, a former State Department official, is now pleading the Fifth in an effort to avoid revealing more information. Via The Daily Caller: David J. Kramer, a former State Department official, pleaded […]

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Was Christopher Steele Paid by Russian Oligarch and Putin Ally Oleg Deripaska?

  (Tablet Magazine)  A release last week of texts showed that Christopher Steele, the former British spy whose memos regarding the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia are referred to as the Steele dossier, reached out to Sen. Mark Warner, the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, through a Russian-linked Washington, D.C., lobbyist named Adam Waldman. Among […]

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ICYMI: CIA-FBI Relationship in Verifying the Trump Russia Dossier

(BBC News)  Republished from 30 March 2017 — The BBC has learned that US officials “verified” a key claim in a report about Kremlin involvement in Donald Trump’s election – that a Russian diplomat in Washington was in fact a spy. So far, no single piece of evidence has been made public proving that the […]

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Nunes Next Target: CIA Ex-Director John Brennan will be Under Investigation

(RealClear Investigations)  House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes next plans to investigate the role former CIA Director John Brennan and other Obama intelligence officials played in promoting the salacious and unverified Steele dossier on Donald Trump — including whether Brennan perjured himself in public testimony about it. In his May 2017 testimony before the intelligence panel, Brennan […]

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Devin Nunes’ Next Targets: Obama Officials and Clinton Operatives

(Washington Times)  House intelligence committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes‘ next target in his quest to expose government surveillance abuses of the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election: Obama-era State Department officials and Clinton family operatives. With Capitol Hill bracing for the White House to soon release a Democratic rebuttal to Mr. Nunes‘ highly publicized memo last week, sources […]

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Steele wrote another anti-Trump memo fed by Clinton-connected contact and Obama State Department

(Washington Examiner)  A newly released document from the Senate Judiciary Committee says Christopher Steele, the former British spy who compiled the Trump dossier, wrote an additional memo on the subject of Donald Trump and Russia that was not among those published by BuzzFeed in January 2017. The newly released document is an unclassified and heavily […]