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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Fusion GPS’ financial details begin to emerge

When the Washington political operative behind the firm that compiled the explosive anti-Trump dossier meets with a congressional Russian election meddling probe behind closed doors Tuesday, the firm’s tangled web of funders is likely to be a main topic of interest.

Late last week Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, struck a deal to be interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee as new details about the firm’s financing started to emerge.

For months, committee investigators pushed for an explanation of who supported the hiring of ex-British intelligence officer Christopher Steele to compile the dossier, which contains many unverified and salacious allegations about President Trump’s alleged Kremlin connections.

In a story where revelations seem to tumble out daily, a new one emerged Monday in an Atlantic magazine report..

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