Billionaire-Backed Operative Kept Funding Steele and Fusion GPS in 2019, Even After Dossier Credibility Crumbled

A former staffer for Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) continued to pay large sums of money in 2019 to former British spy Christopher Steele and Fusion GPS, the American firm that retained him for work on a Clinton-funded misinformation dossier, even as the credibility of both Steele and the claims in his dossier evaporated. The Democracy Integrity Project (TDIP), a non-profit operated by former Feinstein staffer Daniel Jones, paid $1,222,714 in 2019 to Bean LLC., the shell company that controls Fusion GPS, and $700,000 to Walsingham Partners Ltd., a British company co-owned by Steele, according to a tax filing. Jones kept on funding the firms despite revelations in 2018 and 2019 that severely undermined the credibility of the dossier and its author. The dossier, compiled in 2016, contained bombastic allegations about then-candidate Donald Trump and Russia—none of which remain proven to this day, and some of which have been outright debunked. …


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