Over the last year, a lot has been written about the now infamous dossier (Russian dossier – Steele dossier – Trump dossier).
In that, some have pointed fingers of guilt at Bruce Ohr, formerly a top official in the Department of Justice.
Those fingers of accusation are the result of learning that Ohr’s wife, Nellie, worked for Fusion GPS, the company that produced the dossier.
However, many may now be shocked to learn that in the summer of 2016, Ohr warned both the FBI and DOJ that the dossier was directly connected to the Clinton campaign and therefore was likely to be biased.
The National Sentinel – Report: Top DoJ official warned ‘Russia dossier’ connected to Hillary and could be BIASED – The former No. 4 official a the Department of Justice warned that the infamous “Russia dossier” commissioned by Fusion GPS and written by a former British spy was tied to the 2016 Clinton campaign and thus likely biased.
Writing in The Hill on Wednesday, John Solomon reported that Bruce Ohr, whose wife Nellie Ohr worked at Fusion when the dossier was being commissioned and produced, “briefed both senior FBI and DOJ officials in summer 2016 about Christopher Steele’s Russia dossier, explicitly cautioning that the British intelligence operative’s work was opposition research connected to Hillary Clinton’s campaign and might be biased.”
The briefings came in July and August 2016, Solomon noted, and included the FBI deputy director (Andrew McCabe at the time), a top lawyer for then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and a Justice Department official later would become special counsel Robert Mueller’s top deputy…
It is surprising to see that Bruce Ohr did the right thing in warning the FBI and DOJ about the validity and Clinton connection of the dossier, since Ohr has been suspected of supplying some of the information used to compile the dossier.
It isn’t surprising to see that the Obama-controlled DOJ and FBI ignored Ohr’s warning.
Not only did they ignore the warning, but intentionally used the dossier as grounds to obtain the FISA warrant to allow them to spy on Carter Page, a member of the Trump campaign, at Trump Tower.
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