Jonathan Winer, a former top aide to Secretary of State John Kerry who was a key conduit for disseminating the discredited Steele dossier in the U.S. government, worked as a lobbyist for Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in years preceding the Russiagate affair. This revelation raises new questions about Russian efforts to influence American foreign policy — far afield from any Kremlin efforts to favor Donald Trump.Continue reading “Top Kerry Aide, key conduit for Steele Dossier, once worked for Russian oligarch, as did its author”
- Kevin Clinesmith will admit he altered a document involving Carter Page’s ties to the CIA.
Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of altering a document in the Russia collusion probe, the first criminal case to be brought in the investigation of U.S. Attorney John Durham, two sources told Just the News.Continue reading “Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty to altering evidence in Russia probe”
- Agent’s notes confirm IG report that August 2016 briefing with Trump and Flynn used to gather evidence for Russia probe
- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday released newly declassified documents
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has released two newly-declassified documents related to government surveillance abuses against the Trump campaign in 2016.Continue reading “New Russia probe memos expose massive errors in NYT anti-Trump story, Steele dossier”
In response to President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence last week, the Russia investigation’s two lead prosecutors published op-eds in the nation’s top newspapers that fueled the collusion narrative their own investigation failed to validate. As they chided Stone and others for alleged deceptions, both Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller and one of his top deputies, Andrew Weissmann, made claims greatly at odds with their official report, discrepancies that they did not acknowledge.Continue reading “Mueller and Weissmann op-eds greatly at odds with their report and evidence”
- Senate investigators seeking to obtain FBI notes, emails from summer 2016 detailing first interactions with Steele’s Russia research.
- He agreed that there was ‘no “there” there.’
Whatever happened to the original Michael Flynn interview with the FBI?Continue reading “This is how Mueller’s office avoided turning over the FBI’s original 302 to Michael Flynn’s legal team”