FBI In Possession Of SECOND Trump/Russia Dossier, White House In A Panic

Things are really heating up for Donald Trump. You remember the Steele dossier that has had Donald Trump and his cronies in a perpetual panic since the first time the words “pee pee tapes” appeared in print?

Well, apparently former British intelligence guy Christopher Steele wasn’t the only person looking into Trump. The Guardian reports that the second dossier was written by Cody Shearer, a political activist and former journalist whose work was initially met with skepticism because he handed it to select media outlets who, for one reason or another, chose not to run with the story when it mattered:

However, the Guardian has been told the FBI investigation is still assessing details in the ‘Shearer memo’ and is pursuing intriguing leads.

One source with knowledge of the inquiry said the fact the FBI was still working on it suggested investigators had taken an aspect of it seriously.

It raises the possibility that parts of the Steele dossier, which has been derided by Trump’s supporters, may have been corroborated by Shearer’s research, or could still be.

This news allows us to make sense of why Republicans desperately voted to release their FISA memo (but not the Democratic memo) despite warnings that doing so hurt national security — and why Trump has personally amped up his attacks on law enforcement.

This news could be very uncomfortable for Republicans, who allege that the FBI relied solely on Steele’s dossier in seeking a warrant to investigate Carter Page.

Steele obtained the memo from Shearer after the FBI requested documents and warned that he could not vouch for the truth of the claims within but that he was providing a copy because it backed what his own research had uncovered — and before you ask, the “pee pee” incident is in both dossiers.

Though Republicans say that there’s nothing to the FBI’s criminal investigation into the Trump campaign, it has resulted in a total of four indictments and two guilty pleas.

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