The unsealed court documents regarding Fusion GPS reveal that the firm behind the bogus Trump Dossier, Fusion GPS, was paid $523K by a Russian businessman convicted of tax fraud and money laundering, and whose lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, was the Russian attorney who participated in the infamous June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr. and others in the Trump campaign. Or to put it another way, Fusion GPS, Team Hillary, and the Russians were behind two of the key items being used to sell the Trump/Russia conspiracy fantasy.
In October we learned that via Marc Elias and his law firm, Perkins Coie, Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee paid for a large chunk of the Trump Dossier, a fraudulent 35-page document leaked to CNN and published in full by BuzzFeed a few weeks before the Inauguration. None of it was ever proven to be true, but when leaked the document was said to have “revealed” ties between Team Trump and Russia, as well as some unsavory activity between the future president and Russian prostitutes. Of course, anyone who has researched President Trump would have known that he’s a bit of a germaphobe—just based on that alone, one would realize that Trump would have never done some of the unsavory activity described in the dossier. According to reports, the dossier was the origin of the Russia collusion myth and what the FBI used in a FISA court to get a warrant to wiretap the Trump campaign.
Fusion co-founder Glenn Simpson was also involved with the meeting held between a Russian Lawyer named Natalia Veselnitskaya and Team trump
Simpson’s research ended up in the Trump Tower meeting in the form of a four-page memo carried by Veselnitskaya. She also shared Simpson’s work with Yuri Chaika, the prosecutor general of Russia.
Simpson told the House Intelligence Committee earlier this week that he did not know that Veselnitskaya provided the Browder information to Chaika or to Donald Trump Jr., the Trump campaign’s point-man in the Trump Tower meeting.
The Daily Caller is reporting Fusion GPS bank records unsealed Tuesday reveal DNC law firm Perkins Coie paid Fusion a total of $1,024,408 in 2016 for opposition research on Donald Trump – including the dossier. Also, law firm Baker Hostelter paid Fusion $523,651 between March and October 2016 on behalf of a company owned by Russian businessman and money launderer Denis Katsyv to research Bill Browder, the London banker who helped push through the Magnitsky Act named for deceased Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who Browder hired to investigate Russian corruption, and because he found corruption was arrested by Putin and killed in a Russian prison…