Here’s what we know: Hillary Clinton’s campaign paid an opposition research firm to dig up dirt on Trump. The firm, Fusion GPS, then contracted Christopher Steele, a former British spy, to look for dirt on Trump in Russia. The results of this investigation were compiled in a document — the “Steele dossier” — that was subsequently leaked to both the FBI and the press. The FBI used the information in this paid political opposition research as justification to spy on Trump campaign operatives. At some point along the way, the FBI realized most of the dossier’s allegations about Trump and Russia were unreliable, and some were even influenced by Russian intelligence agents. But the FBI hid this information from the foreign intelligence court so as not to endanger their ability to spy on Trump’s team. … [Read more...] about PATEL: Why Was Biden Spying On The Trump Team?
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Director of National Intelligence John RatcliffeJohn Lee RatcliffeGerman lawmaker, US ambassador to Germany trade jabs The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Americans debate life under COVID-19 risks The Memo: Trump agenda rolls on amid pandemic MORE on Friday declassified the transcripts related to Michael Flynn’s conversations with a Russian diplomat during the presidential transition in 2016. … [Read more...] about READ: Newly declassified transcripts of Flynn calls with Russia ambassador
When it does start, Lewis Hamilton will be bidding for a record-equaling seventh F1 world title but his hopes of being able to race in front of his home crowd in a British Grand Prix double-header at Silverstone after the Austrian races still hang in the balance. … [Read more...] about F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header
There is nothing unusual about that process, known as unmasking, and it's been more prevalent at the beginning of the Trump administration than it was at the end of the Obama administration. But supporters of the president have suggested that the requests were made for political reasons. … [Read more...] about Transcripts released of Flynn’s calls with Russian diplomat
Such a move came after Grenell had already released a series of other documents related to Flynn’s calls, including an email then-national security advisor Susan Rice sent to herself detailing a conversation she had with President Obama and former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyComey, Rice, Clapper among GOP senator's targets for subpoenas amid Obama-era probe GOP chairman to seek subpoena power in investigation of Russia probe, 'unmasking' requests Rosenstein to testify as part of Graham's Russia investigation probe MORE about Flynn and Kislyak. … [Read more...] about Flynn urged Russian diplomat to have ‘reciprocal’ response to Obama sanctions, new transcripts show