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Former President Donald Trump informed a raucous rally crowd on Saturday that his spouse by no means believed one of many extra grotesque allegations made in opposition to him by former British spy Christopher Steele in his now-infamous and disproven “dossier.”
Trump claimed on the rally in Fort Dodge, Iowa, that Melania Trump didn’t require any persuasion that the alleged “golden showers” allegation in the file, which Hillary Clinton’s 2016 marketing campaign commissioned and partially funded, was unfaithful as a result of he’s a “germophobe.”
“He was with four hookers,” Trump stated of the allegation. “You assume that was good that night time? To go up and inform my spouse ‘It is not true, darling. I love you very much. It’s not true!’ Actually, that one she didn’t imagine as a result of she stated ‘He’s a germaphobe, he’s not into that. He will not be into golden showers, as they are saying, they name it. He’s not.’
“I don’t like that idea. I thought that would be a big problem. I was going to have a rough night. But that one, she was very good on. She said ‘You’re okay on that one,’” the previous president added as he railed on the numerous prosecutions in opposition to him, calling them, collectively, “the greatest witch hunt of all time.”
In October 2022, Georgia Republican Rep. Austin Scott argued that “people need to go to jail” following a report that the FBI paid $1 million to Christopher Steele earlier than the 2016 presidential election to confirm it, to which he declined.
“People need to get prison for that. We need an FBI that functions in an apolitical manner, and they have brought tremendous amounts of shame to that institution,” Scott stated whereas speaking with Just The News’ John Solomon, including that if Republicans win again the House in November, he hoped that this will likely be one of many first investigations, as a result of “there’s more than a smoking gun there, it’s an actual fire.”
“Shortly before the 2016 election, the FBI offered retired British spy Christopher Steele ‘up to $1 million’ to prove the explosive allegations in his dossier about Donald Trump, a senior FBI analyst testified Tuesday. The cash offer was made during an overseas October 2016 meeting between Steele and several top FBI officials who were trying to corroborate Steele’s claims that the Trump campaign was colluding with Russia to win the election,” CNN reported on the time.
“FBI supervisory analyst Brian Auten testified that Steele was never paid because he could not ‘prove the allegations.’ Auten also said Steele refused to provide the names of any of his sources during that meeting, and that Steele didn’t give the FBI anything during that meeting that corroborated the claims in his explosive dossier,” CNN added.
Auten was giving testimony on the legal trial of Igor Danchenko, a key supply for Steele’s file, who’s going through prices from particular counsel John Durham. Danchenko has pleaded not responsible to 5 counts of mendacity to the FBI about his sourcing for some data that ended up in the file.
In order to assemble information for his now-famous file, which contained explosive and unsubstantiated claims in regards to the former president, former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele employed Igor Danchenko, a assume tank analyst primarily based in Washington. In a November 2021 indictment, prosecutors accused Danchenko of deceptive FBI brokers about his sources of data. Danchenko has pleaded not responsible.
Danchenko’s trial was anticipated to supply particular counsel John Durham a possibility to justify his years-long probe, which Trump and his allies as soon as hoped would uncover a widespread “deep-state” conspiracy inside the bureau,” the report added.
Russian-born analyst Danchenko—the important thing supply for the unverified Steele file that alleged ties between Donald Trump’s marketing campaign and Russia—was arrested by federal brokers in 2021 as a part of the Durham investigation. In October 222, a DC jury discovered him to be harmless.