FBI spreadsheet exposed folly of Steele dossier claims, declassified copy shows
Document obtained by Just the News shows almost no intel reporting to support Steele's claims, except for suspect sources like Sputnik or the brother of a DNC operative.
Oct. 13 - An FBI spreadsheet that evaluated the credibility of Christopher Steele's dossier found almost no corroborating evidence from official intelligence reporting, leaving analysts to grope after flimsy sources like a Democratic operative, a Russian propaganda news site and U.S. news media story leaks that amounted to circular reporting.
In one entry, FBI analysts tried to evaluate one of Steele's most lurid claims — later debunked — that Trump was videotaped committing lewd sex acts with prostitutes at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Moscow. "There is no confirmation that Trump stayed here," they found. "There is no 'Presidential Suite' currently listed."
The 94-page document was obtained Monday by Just the News in a mostly declassified state, with some redactions... continue to read
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses participants of the 7th Forum of the Regions of Russia and Belarus via video feed at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence, outside Moscow, on September 29, 2020. During a television interview last week, Putin said he sees an “ideological basis” for working with Biden if the former vice president wins the election on November 3.
Oct. 13 -...Putin said that Black Americans' fight for justice and equality in the U.S. was another issue on which Russia agreed with the Democratic Party. The Black Lives Matter movement reignited over the summer as protesters reacted to the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis on Memorial Day. Putin once again tapped into the history of the Communist Party to make his point, saying that communist leaders unified Black and white workers during the 1930s against "imperialism and capitalism."... more details
Oct 13, 2020
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