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Judicial Watch: FBI Records Show Dossier Author Deemed 'Not Suitable for Use' as Source, Show Several FBI Payments in 2016

Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188

 

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2018 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today the FBI turned over 70 pages of heavily redacted records about Christopher Steele, the former British spy, hired with Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee funds, who authored the infamous Dossier targeting President Trump during last year's presidential campaign. The documents show that Steele was cut off as a "Confidential Human Source" (CHS) after he disclosed his relationship with the FBI to a third party. The documents show at least 11 FBI payments to Steele in 2016 and document that he was admonished for unknown reasons in February, 2016. The documents were turned over in response to Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records of communications and payments between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele and his private firm, Orbis Business Intelligence...

 

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