REPORT: A ‘Sub-Source’ for Anti-Trump Dossier Likely a Russian Agent

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A new report indicates that a sub-source for the anti-Trump Steele dossier was likely a Russian agent and posed a significant threat to national security.

According to The Daily Wire:

Newly declassified documents in U.S. Attorney John Durham’s criminal investigation into the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign reveal that the primary subsource for the anti-Trump Steele dossier was deemed a potential “threat to national security” over their ties to Russian intelligence officials.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released a letter from Attorney General William Barr and a declassified document from the FBI that showed that the primary sub-source for the anti-Trump Steele dossier was “a likely Russian agent and had previously been the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation,” according to the Committee.

“To me, failure of the FBI to inform the court that the Primary Sub-source was suspected of being a Russian agent is a breach of every duty owed by law enforcement to the judicial system,” Graham said in a statement. “This is the most stunning and damning revelation the committee has uncovered.”

The newest update from the Durham criminal investigation follows news from earlier in the day that the DOJ was investigating how the FBI handled claims of political corruption at the Clinton Foundation.

The Senate report outlined the following key takeaways:

The Crossfire Hurricane team knew in December 2016 that Christopher Steele’s Primary Sub-source was an individual who the FBI had indicated in 2009 “could be a threat to national security.”

In May 2009, Steele’s source reportedly attempted to recruit two individuals connected to an influential foreign policy advisor connected to President Obama, offering that if the two individuals “‘did get a job in the government and had access to classified information’ and wanted ‘to make a little extra money,’ [Steele’s source] knew some people to whom they could speak.

FBI databases revealed Steele’s source “had contact in 2006 with the Russian Embassy and known Russian intelligence officers, [including contacting a known Russian intelligence officer] ‘so the documents can be placed in tomorrow’s diplomatic pouch.’

One individual interviewed by the FBI noted that “the Primary Sub-source persistently asked about the interviewee’s knowledge of a particular military vessel.”

Significantly, the “record documenting the closing of the investigation [of the Primary Sub-source] stated that consideration would be given to re-opening the investigation in the event that the Primary Sub-source returned to the United States.”

This follows a bombshell report from a former member of the Mueller team released by the DOJ on Friday. [READ NEXT: Former Member of Mueller’s Team Drops Bombshell on Collusion Investigation]

  1. No one seems to address the “Elephant in the Room”. The power of the US Government was used to investigate a Presidential Candidate and later a sitting US President. This private citizen’s only crime was that he was and is a Outsider of the Establishment Politics in America. Being an Outsider then gave the politicians a reason to hate President Trump and allowed these politicians to claim that “President Trump is not my President”. It was not the Party that gave us a new President, it was ” We the people…” that made Trump President. Rule of Law made it possible for the people to vote for their President. Trump did everything required by law to be elected legally, yet the Establishment still refuses to accept “the will of the people”. Like it or not, the people of the US still has the power of their vote. If this hate for Trump turns the government against the people by the ideology of Socialism, then the people will lose this power of their vote. The citizens who listen and accept this ideology of Socialism do not understand what Socialism is. Socialism puts the government in the hands of the Political Elite and the power of the people is ignored claiming the Political Elite know what the people should have and what they will get. Does this sound familiar? A Dictatorship, a Monarchy, all Islamic nations, and Communism governments do NOT GIVE THE CITIZENS A VOICE IN GOVERNMENT.

    1. Too true Dannie, this is a criminal conspiracy of the highest order. The ones who perpetrated it are still walking around and punishment is still waiting! And the threat you discuss is very real. Great post but yours usually are. Kuddos!

      And those who have awoks from the fake news and lying politicians need to step up and drag everyone to vote or this could be the last real election in this country. We are just one generation away from communism and socialism. And it is ours that stops the socialist agenda or not. Vote the dim wits and the rinos out of office. And vote in people who are for term limits. Time to end the representatives and senators for life theme of which old queenie mafia Nanc and Schmucky so obviously represent. End their terms and then put in the term limits now.

  2. When is this going to end? You bombard us with all this “Breaking News” but no action is ever taken. Close it and lay charges or just bury it.

    1. wake up rep\s start enforcing the law. get started on who what when where why.. get up from your cushy high back leather chairs. people need to go to jail. no matter where it leads.

  3. Hunter was the contact. What did you think he got the $3.5 million from Moscow’s Mayor’s wife for?
    It certainly wasn’t for servicing her.


  5. Finally a docuent that exposes the ‘dark state’ that filtered into every governmental agency which was totally obvious to conservative followers of Our President. How an this happen? Just take a look of some of these sewer rat power brokers in Washington DC, money buys power to undercut Our President, how disgusting can it be, even the FBI and justice department was involved. In my mind I still see Christopher Ray still involved in coup. This whole business against Trump stinks to high heaven.

  6. Our country is falling apart and the primary reason is that NOBODY is held accountable anymore. The media (even the fake news media) reporters have reported more information and evidence that should have put many people in prison. For example, they know that Hillary Clinton DESTROYED her hard drive and computer AFTER IT HAD BEEN SUBPOENAED. If you or I had done that we would be sitting in a prison cell right now.

    And there are many more examples..But NOBODY gets prosecuted and nobody is held accountable. That is why the country is falling apart.

  7. The media has also been very much in this. They have protected every last one of them and still do. Public opinion has been harmed so much when it comes to President Trump it is sickening. The Peace Agreements and all the other great things he has done has been covered over, ignored, minimized etc. Shameful and seditious. This corruption and illegal activity runs so very deep. There has to be a total clean up of government jobs and for sure TERM LIMITS. Also, whatever the “elites” vote for the citizens, such as health care, etc, they MJUST TAKE FOR THEMSELVES. No more exempting out of these plans. No more salary for life and health care for life. Who are these elites and they should NOT vote for their own raises. Citizens of this country need to vote and NOT BY MAIL. We have a Constitution and it MUST BE FOLLOWED. Years ago “serving ihe country” was not paid. I can see that an expense account or something may be necessary but not the amount of money they get since they exempted themselves out of Social Security. No wonder they want to change it. They voted themselves a pension plan along time ago. Talk about the national debt.

  8. We have no justice anymore in America we only have selective justice if you are a Liberal you get a pass and if you are a Republican you get the shaft it’s not right and sadly nothing is being done about it that’s why we are heading for a conflict

  9. C.Wray needs to go now,this deep state swamp rat, is part of the Comey,Mueller,McCabe, dirty cabal that orchistrated the coup against our president, this dirty rat has covered up the whole russian collusion,delusion, and the obummer,coup and treason, of our president. The FBI can’t be cleaned up until all the dirty swamp rats involved are history.

  10. Its still Russia, Russia and “paid no taxes etc. Give up “Dum Dems” we now all know Russia Gate is actually “Dem gate” or more precisely “Clinton Gate”. As for the taxes, it really doesnt mattert if he or his companies paid no taxes. Trump DID NOT PERSONALLY HAVE ANYTHING TO DO DIRECTLY WITH HIS TAXES ! He has a large group of Tax Lawyers and Tax Accountants on his staff who’s total job is to prepare and make sure the tax laws are followed and more importantly the least amount of taxes are paid. . .Just like most of us do as well. If there is a fault then the tax laws are the cause . . .find fault with the tax laws not the president. . . .TRUE THE DEMS ARE TRYING TO FOOL THE VOTERS WHO WONT STOP TO THINK ABOUT WHAT THE REAL TAX SITUATION IS.

  11. How about that, those pesky democrats were in it from the get go. I wonder how they’ll talk their way out of this one and then spin it to blame the President. They’ve become such a joke that anything coming out of a democrat’s mouth these days is suspect.


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