Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson was in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. He was getting some questions asked about the Christopher Steele produced Russian dossier on then-candidate Donald Trump. He said that he did not like it when former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation re-opened the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Apparently, he must have thought that it was unfair.
That was not the only information that came from that hearing. It was also revealed who directed Steele to reveal the dossier to the mainstream media. It was a controlled “leak” that was made to look as if it were a part of the FBI investigation. That was far from the truth. Read on for more surprises.
As Written By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:
The founder of Fusion GPS told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he was upset over former FBI Director James Comey’s decision to reopen the Hillary Clinton email investigation just before Election Day, a source familiar with the testimony tells The Daily Caller.
Glenn Simpson, who founded Fusion in 2011, also acknowledged to the House panel that he did not verify information in the uncorroborated and salacious dossier before briefing reporters on its contents during the campaign, the source says.
Fox News first reported similar revelations from Simpson’s seven-hour, closed-door meeting.
As part of the dossier project, which was funded by the Clinton campaign and DNC, Simpson and the dossier’s author, Christopher Steele, briefed numerous Beltway reporters about allegations in the document.
Steele has revealed in court papers in London, where he is being sued, that he was directed by Fusion to brief reporters at The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Yahoo! News and The New Yorker in September….
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