Sen. Feinstein Releases Text of Interview With Fusion GPS Official

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White House allies have pursued a strategy of trying to impeach the dossier to impeach the broader case that people in the Trump camp might have conspired with the Russians who attacked the election.

Founder, Glenn Simpson, had asked that a transcript of his ten hours of testimony in August before Judiciary Committee staff be made public.

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whether Trump has worked to obstruct an FBI investigation into his aides, including by firing the FBI director, James Comey.

One reason, according to Simpson, was a story in The New York Times on October 31, 2016, that said the Federal Bureau of Investigation hadn't found any connections between Trump world and the Russian attack on the election.

In the interview, Simpson stands by the document. "Somebody's already been killed as a result of the publication of this dossier and no harm should come to anybody related to this honest work", Levy told Jason Foster, an investigator for Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley.

As 2017 continued, the news that the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee helped fund the dossier emerged.

Now that Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D.

An attorney for the co-founder of the opposition research firm that sought to dig up dirt on President Trump says someone has died as a result of their findings.

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Gaetz began by talking about the "political" nature of the dossier, noting it was eventually funded by Democrats.

As part of that research, Fusion GPS hired Steele, who had been the head of MI6's Russian Federation desk. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to release transcripts of an interview with a founder of the firm that commissioned the controversial dossier about President Donald Trump and Russian Federation.

Senate Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday released the 312-page transcript of Simpson's appearance, saying she needed to combat "innuendo and misinformation" being spread about the interview.

"A$3 s the lawyer for Prevezon, Veselnitskaya would have arranged for Prevezon to pay Baker Hostetler which paid us", Simpson said.

The firm's co-founder wrote in the New York Times that "Republicans have refused to release full transcripts of our firm's testimony [to Congress], even as they selectively leak details to media outlets on the far right".

We still don't know how much of the information in Steele's infamous Trump dossier is accurate.

Grassley said he is anxious that the transcript release will now deter others from testifying before the Judiciary Committee, including President Donald Trump's inner circle.

Earlier this month two senior Republican senators referred Mr Steele, over statements about the "distribution of claims contained in the dossier", to the US Department of Justice (DoJ) - urging them to investigate him.

The adviser pleaded guilty past year to lying to investigators about his contacts with Russia-linked figures, and is believed to be cooperating in the probe of special counsel Robert Mueller. Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas told reporters that the release was a "good idea" and that transparency is important as they work to understand the impact of the dossier.

"I think that's a good idea", said Sen.

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