You can’t make this stuff up. The primary source for Christopher Steele’s phony Russian dossier was actually investigated by the FBI during the early Obama years for being a “national security threat” and a “Russian spy” who reportedly offered to pay Obama-connected people for ‘classified information’ if they got jobs in the administration. And the FBI knew all of this in 2016 and still used the dossier to get a FISA investigation:
Kimberley Strassel explains it:
3) FBI says he had previously contact with the Russian Embassy and Russian intelligence officers. Thanks to @paulsperry_ we know the name of this subsource, and that he for a period at this time at Brookings, Democratic think tank.— Kimberley Strassel (@KimStrassel) September 24, 2020
And the kicker:
8) And people wonder why #Durham is looking into all this?— Kimberley Strassel (@KimStrassel) September 24, 2020
Also, extra-credit question: Wasn’t it Mueller’s job to find sources of Russian disinformation? How do you miss the guy potentially feeding it directly to the FBI?
No wonder so many FBI agents purchased professional liability insurance. They knew the crap would hit the fan if anyone ever looked into all of this because their entire investigation was corrupt.
I’ll note that Durham isn’t just looking into this madness, but he’s also comparing their investigation to how the DOJ handled an investigation of corruption into the Clinton Foundation:
And you wonder what’s taking him so long? It sounds like he’s being very thorough!