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Tue Jul 9, 2019, 11:05 PM

Christopher Steele is back.

The former MI6 agent behind the now-infamous "Steele Dossier" on President Trump's ties to Russia — you know, the one containing the alleged "pee tape" — was the subject of a two-day grilling by the Justice Department's internal watchdog in June, Politico reports. Coincidentally, the interview took place in London while Trump was on his state visit to the British capital.

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz has been conducting an investigation into the FBI's efforts to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page based, in part, on information provided by Steele.

The interview reportedly didn't start off well for either side. Horowitz's team wasn't sure about Steele as a credible witness, especially after the dossier was disputed by Trump and other officials. Steele, meanwhile, wasn't keen on speaking with the investigators because he's a foreign national.

But all's well that ends well. Both sides reportedly eased into the interview, and investigators found Steele's testimony credible and "even surprising." That's not good news for Trump allies who have claimed that Steele's dossier was used improperly by the FBI so they could "spy" on Trump's campaign. Read more at Politico.

Tim O'Donnell

https://theweek.com/speedreads/851748/doj-grilled-trump-dossier-author-christopher-steele-two-days-what-reportedly-heard-credible-surprising

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Reply Christopher Steele is back. (Original post)
orson Jul 9 OP
Tolk Jul 9 #1
Gunslinger201 Jul 10 #2
Tolk Jul 11 #3
DavesNotHere Jul 14 #4
Squeek Jul 14 #5
orson Jul 14 #6
fuel Monday #7

Response to orson (Original post)

Tue Jul 9, 2019, 11:08 PM

1. What a crappy story

How is it "not good news"?

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Response to Tolk (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 10, 2019, 05:55 AM

2. Panic in the Deep State

This is the side that swore Trump was going to stage a Red Square style Goosestepping Military Parade for the 4th of July



Trump’s Got em by the Balls and they know it

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Response to Gunslinger201 (Reply #2)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 10:58 PM

3. It really is a stupid article

Claims it's bad news for President Trump and his allies, no explanation as to why it would be.
Just some random statement.

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Response to orson (Original post)

Sun Jul 14, 2019, 12:42 PM

4. Without knowing what Steele was asked and what he actually said, it's tough to say which side

his "credibility" benefits. We do know he's a foreign national who was receiving money from the DNC and Hillary's campaign to find dirt intended to "influence" a presidential election. We know he got some of that dirt from people within the Russian government, and we know he attempted to get the press to report unverified damaging information before the election (while obscuring who was paying for it).

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Response to orson (Original post)

Sun Jul 14, 2019, 03:14 PM

5. Still

waiting for the pee pee tapes.



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Response to Squeek (Reply #5)

Sun Jul 14, 2019, 05:39 PM

6. We won't see those

until Putin gets tired of him.

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