Fusion GPS boss Glenn Simpson has admitted to a conversation with British ex-spy Christopher Steele that there was indeed an FBI spy within the Trump campaign. Steele was responsible for the fake dossier that led to the Russia collusion investigation.
New leaks reveal that Jim Comey sent Peter Strzok to London 90 days before the election, under the mission codename "Crossfire Hurricane" to try to frame Trump.
The leader of the opposition research firm behind the infamous anti-Trump 'dirty dossier' told Congress last year that the FBI collected intelligence from inside the president's campaign before the 2016 election.
The agency was at the time run by James Comey, the now decidedly anti-Trump former official who has unleashed scathing criticism of Trump in his memoir
Glenn Simpson's testimony is among the disclosures in Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee release of transcripts from its investigation into the unverified collection of dirt funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
In August 2017 Simpson told committee members and staff that former British sy Christopher Steele – whom he had hired to probe Trump's potential Russia ties – told him about a meeting in Rome with an FBI agent he knew.
Simpson's testimony transcript was made public on Tuesday:
In a letter to the Senate, Simpson's attorney says his client is telling the truth: