Per a review of prior posts and information released to the “Spygate” scandal, it is now clear that the FBI knew the Steele dossier was a fraud and yet they used it to not only obtain a FISA warrant to spy on President Trump, they also used this dirty information multiple times to obtain additional warrants. It’s highly probable that this information was never shared with the FISA Court of course. According to a report from the Hill released in July 2018 –
Now, memos the FBI is turning over to Congress show the bureau possessed at least three versions of the dossier and its mostly unverified allegations of collusion.
Each arrived from a different messenger: McCain, Mother Jones reporter David Corn, Fusion GPS founder (and Steele boss) Glenn Simpson.
That revelation is in an email that disgraced FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok wrote to FBI executives around the time BuzzFeed published a version of the dossier on Jan. 10, 2017.