Mueller team met with author of dodgy ‘dossier’ in summer of 2017

Mueller team met with author of dodgy ‘dossier’ in summer of 2017

[Ed. – Note that investigators for the House Intelligence committee had meetings with Steele’s lawyers this summer as well.  And still, Mueller has been unable to come up with anything indictable — or apparently even worth mentioning — about “Trump and Russia.”]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators met this past summer with the former British spy whose dossier on alleged Russian efforts to aid the Trump campaign spawned months of investigations that have hobbled the Trump administration, according to two people familiar with the matter. …

CNN has learned that the FBI and the US intelligence community last year took the Steele dossier more seriously than the agencies have publicly acknowledged. James Clapper, then the director of national intelligence, said in a January 2017 statement that the intelligence community had “not made any judgment that the information in this document is reliable.” …

A representative for Steele did not respond to a request for comment. The special counsel’s office declined to comment.

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