nearvideo-source: Nellie-ear conducted opposition research on Melania Trump, Trump’s children
A source familiar with the closed door testimony confirms to Fox News that Nellie’s ear House investigators said that she was tasked with opposition research to do during the 2016 campaign, and Melania Trump as well as the President’s children; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.
Republican House investigators are working to obtain records from Russia probe figure Nellie’s ear with the opposition research on then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump, his wife, and his children, two sources familiar with the matter told Fox News.
The ear has long been of interest to those in the genesis of the FBI probe in Russia, and the trump campaign during the election in 2016. She worked for the opposition research firm Fusion-GPS, which was behind the infamous, democratic-funded dossier with salacious allegations about trump. She is also married, with Bruce’s ear, a Ministry of justice official, whose connection, Fusion GPS led to his eventual demotion.
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During their December 2018, closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill, Nellie ear told investigators that she had. the opposition, the research on the Trump family for the Fusion of GPS She said the project was older than the hiring of former British spy Christopher Steele, who compiled the dossier.
“I was asked to research Trump’s family, largely in connection with any – any Russian relations,” she said.
Nellie’s ear confirmed to investigators that the family researched the trip abroad, among other issues. “I did some research on all of them, but not a lot of depth,” she said.
She also said, the purpose was to see “whether they were involved in businesses and transactions with persons already suspicious past, or suspicious types of transactions.”
In the time of their testimony, Nellie’s ear said she was still in the possession of the research, but it was unclear whether it was her share, or whether it’s in the possession of their former employers, the Fusion of GPS.
“You still have the research you carried out?” a Republican investigator you will be asked during the interview.
“Yes,” she answered.
“Would you be willing to share with the Committee?”
“I think so,” Nellie’s ear said.
Fox News has reached to Nellie’s ear, a lawyer asked whether she is still willing to, the records, if the turn over of the documents requires a subpoena, and what accounted for the six-months delayed.
It is not publicly known whether any of their research is reflected in the dossier, the travel-history of the former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen saw, among other things.
Bruce ear, the actions during this time of interest for investigators, as it is believed that the back-channel between Steele, the trump dossier author, and the FBI.