(CNS News) If the FBI used an unreliable dossier on Donald Trump to conduct its Trump-Russia investigation, that would be a “big problem,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman of the House intelligence community, told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.
“Did the FBI use this dossier to get any warrants? Did they use it to open up a counter-intelligence investigation, and if they did, if they’re using unverified information to open up inquiries into American citizens, I think we have a big problem,” Nunes told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.
Nunes said it’s been almost 60 days since the House intelligence committee subpoenaed the FBI and the Justice Department for information on the FBI’s involvement with the salacious Trump dossier.
According to the Washington Post, a still-unnamed Republican donor initiated the effort to get dirt on Donald Trump during the primary.
After Trump won the primary, the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democrat National Committee paid millions of dollars to continue the opposition research, conducted by Fusion GPS.
And most surprising of all, the Post reported that the FBI agreed to continue paying a former British spy, Christopher Steele, to keep gathering dirt on Trump after Trump won the election, “but the bureau pulled out of the arrangement after Steele was publicly identified,” the newspaper said.
Nunes told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Wednesday night that we still don’t know if the FBI was among the funders of the dossier…