FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2017, file photo, Glenn Simpson, co-founder of the research firm Fusion GPS, arrives for a scheduled appearance before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Simpson and Peter Fritsch, the co-founders of the political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia, have a book coming out next month. Random House announced Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, that "Crimes in Progress" will be published Nov. 26. less FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2017, file photo, Glenn Simpson, co-founder of the research firm Fusion GPS, arrives for a scheduled appearance before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in ... more Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2017, … [Read more...] about Book by Fusion GPS founders coming out next month
The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Trump’s ties to Russia have a book coming out next month. Random House announced Monday that “Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump” will be published Nov. 26. The book was co-written by Fusion GPS founders Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch. Random House called “Crime in Progress” a “never-before-told inside story” about Trump and Russia and the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election. Fusion GPS helped compile the so-called Steele Dossier, by former British spy and Russia expert Christopher Steele, who in his findings contended that the Russian government may have compromising information on Trump. In his tweets, the president has attacked the dossier as “FAKE.” Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded that there was insufficient evidence to charge the … [Read more...] about Founders of research firm Fusion GPS will pen book on Russia, Trump links
Hannity: Uranium One Deal 'One of the Biggest Scandals in American History' 'It's a Disgrace': Trump Rips Clinton, DNC-Russia Collusion Reports Kim Strassel, a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, called out the media and Democrat lawmakers for expressing outrage over alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia and then not doing the same over a bombshell new report about the now-infamous Trump dossier.According to the Washington Post, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee paid more than $9 million to a law firm that, in turn, retained political consulting firm Fusion GPS, which commissioned the dossier."We now know that the DNC and the Clinton campaign, through a series of middle men, essentially paid a foreign agent to gin up accusations from Russia, which got injected into our election," Strassel explained on Fox Business Network.She said many in the media have pushed the narrative that it was Russian … [Read more...] about WSJ Columnist: Democrats Are Trying to Protect Fusion GPS, But Why?
Fusion GPS, the producer of the infamous Trump dossier, is fending off in court three of Russia’s richest oligarchs by painting them as corrupt bankers in bed with President Vladimir Putin.The three primary investors in Moscow’s Alfa Bank — Mikhail Fridman, Petr Aven and German Khan — filed a libel lawsuit against Fusion in October. Fusion’s dossier, written by former British spy Christopher Steele, says two of them engineered cash bribes to Mr. Putin. The dossier also implies that the bank colluded with Mr. Putin to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election by hacking Democratic Party computers.The lawsuit describes the three billionaires as international businessmen who became “collateral damage” in Fusion’s war to destroy the Donald Trump campaign.“This is a defamation case brought by three international businessmen who were defamed in widely disseminated political research reports commissioned by political opponents of … [Read more...] about Fusion GPS, Trump dossier producer, sued for defamation by 3 Russian oligarchs
By John Solomon Opinion Contributor A memory stick quietly exchanged in a coffee shop. An admission of a “Hail Mary” leak. An unmistakable effort to push the Russia investigation closer to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpOhio county finds hundreds of uncounted votes in already too-close-to-call special election Nunes suggested at private fundraiser that GOP majority is needed to protect Trump Ex-Bush spokesman: Trump shouldn't talk in his 'loopy ways' to Mueller MORE’s inner circle with uncorroborated tales. Those are just some of the highlights from the day that Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson — paid by Hillary Clinton’s campaign to find dirt on her GOP rival — met secretly with a top Justice Department official, right after Trump won the 2016 election. And all of it was captured in the official’s handwritten notes — a contemporaneous record that intelligence professionals tell me exposes the flaws plaguing the early Russia collusion … [Read more...] about The handwritten notes exposing what Fusion GPS told DOJ about Trump