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Were Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee paying U.S. journalists who wrote Russia-related stories before and after President Trump’s election?
Fusion GPS – the firm behind the Hillary Clinton- and Democratic National Committee-funded “Trump dossier” – paid at least three unidentified journalists who reported on Russia-related issues, according to newly filed documents to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Who were the journalists who received Fusion GPS cash between June 2016 and February 2017? And exactly why were they being paid?
It’s unclear, as that information is redacted or not revealed in the court documents, according to the Washington Examiner.
The paper said the discovery “could be a breakthrough for House Republicans, who are exploring whether Fusion GPS used the dossier, which was later criticized for having inaccurate information on Trump, to feed anti-Trump stories to the press during and after the presidential campaign.”
In a court filing, the House Intelligence Committee said the three journalists reported stories on “Russia issues relevant to [the committee’s] investigation.”
In an explosive report last month, the Washington Post revealed that former Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton and the DNC “helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about President Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin …”
The man at the center of the story is Marc Elias, a lawyer for the Hillary Clinton campaign and the party, who hired Fusion GPS “on behalf of the Click to see the original article