Golden showers dossier author Christopher Steele WILL speak to U.S. authorities

Mail Online | 10/30/2016 | Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
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Former British Intelligence officer Christopher Steele will meet with U.S. investigators – after multiple investigative bodies have sought the cooperation of the author of the golden showers dossier.

Steele will meet within weeks with unidentified U.S. authorities and has agreed to be questioned, a source close to him told the Sunday Times.

News - President - Trump - Great - Britain

The news appeared just as President Trump was visiting Great Britain, where he said before his trip he might press the British government on 'spying' he says was conducted on his campaign.

A Justice Department Inspector General has been investigating the origins of the Russia probe, and Attorney General William Barr has tapped a U.S. attorney in Connecticut, John Durham, to conduct a separate probe, after Barr himself said spying did occur.

Steele - Requests - House - Intelligence - Committee

Steele declined requests to meet with the House Intelligence Committee, which concluded its probe last year under Republican control. GOP committee members used their investigation to try to retrace the dossier, which was provided to the FBI during the campaign.

A Bipartisan Senate Intelligence probe continues. The panel chairman, Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, spent more than two years trying to line up an in-person interview with Steele, without success.

Committee - Interviews - Panel - Spokeswoman - DailyMail

'The committee does not discuss' its interviews, a panel spokeswoman told DailyMail.com, declining to provide further comment. Burr told CBS in February that committee hadn't been able to secure a face-to-face interview, rather than settle for written responses to questions.

'We've made multiple attempts,' Burr said.

Burr - Flack - Party - Members - Donald

Burr took flack from party members after it was revealed he had subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to come back and discuss discrepancies with jailed former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's testimony.

Steele wrote the dossier while working for political intelligence firm Fusion GPS. Payments came through a Democratic-affiliated law firm that did work for Hillary Clinton's campaign, although the initial work was for a conservative...
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