President Donald Trump again slammed the late Sen. John McCain on Friday for spreading the phony Russia dossier to the FBI.
” Now that wasn’t very good, was it?” Trump asked on Twitter, as the president retweeted Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, who shared a Breitbart News story on the topic:
Now that wasn’t very great, was it? https://t.co/RHEriGdEQO
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2019
As Breitbart News reporter Aaron Klein reported on Thursday, McCain provided then-FBI Director James Comey with five reports from Christopher Steele, who worked with Combination GPS to establish the phony dossier.
The Inspector General report kept in mind that McCain, acting as a go-between, permitted Steele to affect the FBI even though the British ex-spy had been ended as an FBI source. Comey’s FBI utilized the details to acquire FISA warrants to spy on members of Trump’s campaign throughout the 2016 election.
From the IG report:
Numerous weeks later, on December 9, 2016, Senator John McCain supplied Comney with a collection of 16 Steele election reports, 5 of which Steele had actually not offered the FBI. McCain had gotten these reports from an employee at the McCain Institute. The McCain Institute personnel member had met Steele and later acquired the reports from Simpson.
McCain safeguarded his decision in a book released prior to his death, calling it an “commitment” to pass the info to Comey.
” I released that responsibility, and I would do it again. Anyone who doesn’t like it can go to hell,” McCain said.
McCain passed away in August 2018.