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Did dossier trigger the Trump-Russia probe?
Washington Examiner [DC], by Byron York

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/13/2017 4:53:10 AM

The FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump-Russia affair shortly after receiving the first installment of an anti-Trump dossier from a former British spy working for the Hillary Clinton campaign. What congressional investigators want to know is whether that was a coincidence or not. The first report in the dossier compiled by former MI6 agent Christopher Steele was dated June 20, 2016. Steele told the left-leaning publication Mother Jones that he took the first part of his dossier to the FBI "near the start of July." James Comey, when he was FBI director, told members of the House Intelligence Committee the Trump-Russia


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Reply 1 - Posted by: winnie1, 11/13/2017 5:09:49 AM     (No. 11450110)

Not to worry Hillary is up to her old tricks. The witch is in contact with Steele to make up another Dossier according to Ed Klein. Bill Clinton thinks she is out of her mind and seems to separate himself from her.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/13/2017 8:28:40 AM     (No. 11450222)

Not as much as was used as an excuse to use the entire apparatus of the US Govt´ spy agencies to monitor an opposition political candidate.
This is 10 million times worse than Watergate.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fed-up, 11/13/2017 8:51:38 AM     (No. 11450245)

One thing we do know for certain... Mueller will do everything possible to cover for his buddy Comey. The process that was used in the last administration was unethical, if not illegal, and the cover-up extensive.

Who do we have but congress to get to the truth? And how much do they really want to go down the path for Trump anyway? It´s gonna be like pulling teeth to get anything out of the FBI on this. The swamp is teeming with rats.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDConservative, 11/13/2017 10:41:21 AM     (No. 11450418)

"Now, with multiple investigations underway, some officials are trying to reconstruct the events of June through October 2016."

Mostly trying to see their way out from under the collapsed gambit. Who gets to be the fall guy?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 11/13/2017 11:46:48 AM     (No. 11450498)

#2 is right. This was a manufactured excuse. And it is far, far, immeasurably worse than the "third rate burglary" at the Watergate.

People need to go to prison over this, a lot of them, and high up.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: faldo, 11/13/2017 12:30:18 PM     (No. 11450566)

I believe McCain received the dossier from his daughter via Fox HQ, which houses WSJ, FOX, NYPost, while she worked there.

The transatlantic flight to retrieve dossier from Steele was for public consumption to help McCain keep his cover.

Ever notice the radio ads on fox-owned stations, hyping the Wall Street Journal´s #5 ranking given to ASU for top schools to graduate from? ASU is the home to the McCain Foundation.

I don´t believe in coincidences,

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Reply 7 - Posted by: faldo, 11/13/2017 1:07:56 PM     (No. 11450610)

and just like Louise Mensch at HeatStreet, once you do your job, you get relocated.

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