House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) has issued a subpoena to David Kramer, a former State Department official who traveled to London in late November 2016 to get a briefing on the Trump dossier from its author, and then returned to the U.S. to give the document to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Breitbart News has confirmed.

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House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) has issued a subpoena to David Kramer, a former State Department official who traveled to London in late November 2016 to get a briefing on the Trump dossier from its author, and then returned to the U.S. to give the document to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Breitbart News has confirmed.

McCain later took a copy of the dossier to the then-FBI Director James Comey. News of the subpoena, first reported by the Washington Examiner’s Byron York, came after the committee interviewed Kramer last week. The subpoena stems from statements he made during that interview, according to the Examiner.

Kramer - Fellow - McCain - Institute - International

Kramer is a senior fellow at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, which has an office in Washington, D.C.

During his Dec. 19 interview, Kramer told House investigators that he knew the identities of the Russian sources for the allegations in the dossier, which was funded by the Clinton campaign, produced by Fusion GPS, and authored by British ex-spy Christopher Steele.

Washington - Free - Beacon - GOP - Mega-donor

The Washington Free Beacon, backed by GOP mega-donor Paul Singer, originally hired Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Trump, though the funding stopped when Trump appeared on track to win the Republican primary, and before Steele got involved.

When investigators asked Kramer to reveal those names, he declined to do so. The subpoena, issued Wednesday afternoon, directs Kramer to appear before the committee on January 11.

Sources - Allegations - Dossier - Investigators - Sources

Knowing who the sources of the allegations contained in the dossier are would help investigators deem whether they are credible. Some of those sources were reportedly Russian government officials, who may have used...
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