Moscow denied the accusations on Wednesday that the Kremlin has collected compromising information about the President-elect, Donald Trump, and called the news on the matter “a complete fabrication and utter nonsense.”
Dmitry Peskov, spokesman of President Vladimir Putin that the Kremlin “not to engage in compromising material collects passed.”
It has unconfirmed reports that Russia had to compromise on the personal and financial information on Trump. A U.S. official told The Associated Press that the intelligence had informed officials Trump on the unconfirmed report.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss because the official was not allowed publicly in the matter.
After news reports were published about the briefing, Trump tweeted: “FAKE NEWS” – A TOTAL POLITICAL witch-hunt!”
The New York Times and CNN, citing unnamed officials, reported that the summary was presented last week as an Appendix to the findings about the alleged Russian hackers during the 2016 presidential campaign.
FAKE NEWS – A TOTAL POLITICAL WITCH-HUNT!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 11, 2017
The information, which allegedly created was based on notes from the anti-Trump-agents, including a former British secret service agent. According to CNN, the FBI, the credibility of the allegations investigated – claiming to be from Russian sources.
The FBI has allegedly not the a lot of important details from the memos, which included salacious allegations about information that may be used by the Russian government as a means of pressure against Trump.to be confirmed
BuzzFeed released the 35-page document, the unverified allegations. The news Website said it released the document “so that the Americans can make up their own minds” about the allegations.
The editor reportedly wrote in a memo to employees that the decision was easy, “but the publication of this dossier reflects how we see the work of the Reporter in 2017.”
Kelly McBride, a media ethicist and Vice President of the Poynter wrote in a post that “the publication of a completely unvetted document is a significant departure from the way editors-in-chief of the most important publications for the Definition of the role of the reporting.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report