Christopher Steele was born in what is now Yemen, when both of his parents were working for the British weather service.
After attending Cambridge, Steele was recruited by British intelligence, MI6.
He worked for MI6 from 1987 to 2009, after which he worked as a private intelligence consultant.
Once Donald Trump was declared the GOP presidential candidate, the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee contracted (or just paid) Fusion GPS to produce a damaging document with which they planned to killing Trump’s chances of winning the election.
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GPS in turn, used Steele to produce what we now know as the infamous Steele or Trump dossier.
It’s not being revealed that after President Trump fired James Comey, that then Deputy Director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, tried to recruit the help of Steele again.
The Epoch Times – EXCLUSIVE: McCabe’s FBI Tried to Re-engage Christopher Steele After Comey Was Fired – Transcript of congressional testimony by DOJ official Bruce Ohr shows FBI went back to disgraced source between Comey’s firing and Mueller’s appointment.
In the days following the firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump, the FBI, under Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, sought to re-engage with former MI6 spy and author of the Steele dossier, Christopher Steele.
The FBI’s attempts to re-engage Steele, who had been fired by the FBI six months earlier for breaking protocol by talking to reporters, were soon thwarted by the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller.
McCabe appears to have been blindsided by the appointment of Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel on May 17, 2017, the day after a meeting with Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the oval office…
One would think that anyone with any intelligence would learn that once Steele’s dossier on Trump was proven to be largely inaccurate that they should be wary of his skills, but no one said that the leadership of Obama’s FBI was that smart.
There was an expression made popular by Star Trek that says – ‘fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.’
Evidently, Andrew McCabe was not familiar with that saying.
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