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EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Activist Files RICO Suit Against Fusion GPS Founders

Human Rights Foundation president Thor Halvorssen. (YouTube screen capture/Fox Business)
  • President of the Human Rights Foundation is suing two founders of Fusion GPS under the RICO statute.
  • Thor Halvorssen claims two reporters who founded Fusion GPS engaged in a conspiracy to retaliate against him for blowing the whistle on one of Fusion's clients.
  • The Fusion founders were hired to produce a dossier and a media campaign to depict Halvorrsen as a pedophile and addict, according to the lawsuit.

A prominent human rights activist is suing two of the founders of Fusion GPS and several Venezuelan businessmen under a statute usually associated with the Mafia.

Senator Wants Bruce Ohr Records, Interview

7:05 PM 05/21/2018

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is asking the Justice Department for a trove of records regarding a former top agency official's contacts with Christopher Steele, the former British spy who wrote the salacious and unverified dossier alleging collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia's government.

An Email Referring To ‘Collusion’ Sheds Light On Cambridge Prof’s Interactions With Trump Aide

9:14 PM 05/20/2018
  • Cambridge professor Stefan Halper expressed skepticism of the alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign in communications with Carter Page.
  • It was recently revealed Halper was the alleged FBI informant who spied on Page and George Papadopoulos, another Trump campaign aide.
  • Halper and Page's 14 months of contact ended in September 2017, the same month the last FISA warrant against the former Trump campaign aide expired.

Last July, Cambridge professor Stefan Halper contacted Carter Page with something resembling support for the Trump campaign aide, who has faced allegations that he is a Russian agent and a conduit for collusion between the Kremlin and the campaign.

The Other Eric Schneiderman Scandal

10:35 PM 05/16/2018

When Eric Schneiderman resigned as New York's attorney general on May 7 amid revelations he engaged in a pattern of alleged physical abuse of women he dated over the years, one of the Democrat's first defenders was his ex-wife, a New York-based lobbyist named Jennifer Cunningham.

Senate Committee Just Released A Trove Of Trump Tower Interview Documents

9:14 AM 05/16/2018
  • The Senate Judiciary Committee has released 2,500 pages of interview transcripts and other documents pertaining to a 2016 Trump Tower meeting
  • Members of the Trump campaign and several Russians met in June 2016
  • The meeting was a dud, according to attendees 

The Senate Judiciary Committee has released 2,500 pages of interview transcripts and other documents pertaining to a June 9, 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between members of the Trump campaign and several Russians.

Congress Is Taking Fresh Look At Fusion GPS Founder’s Testimony

11:49 AM 05/15/2018
  • Congressional investigators are taking a new look at Glenn Simpson's testimony
  • Simpson founded Fusion GPS and testified "a human source from inside the Trump organization" provided information to the FBI 
  • Sources close to Fusion GPS  backpedaled from Simpson's statement

Congressional investigators are taking a fresh look at testimony provided in 2017 by Glenn Simpson, the founder of the opposition firm that commissioned the Steele dossier.

CNN Analyst Says Devin Nunes Wants To Get Intel Source Killed

10:30 AM 05/14/2018
  • A CNN analyst made a shocking allegation about Rep. Devin Nunes
  • Asha Rangappa suggested that Nunes hopes to leak the name of a top-secret intelligence source
  • Rangappa was referring to a recent standoff between Nunes and the Justice Department

A CNN analyst made a shocking allegation Monday about House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes. Asha Rangappa, a former FBI special agent who appears frequently on CNN, suggested on Twitter that Nunes hopes to leak the name of a top-secret intelligence source in hopes of getting the person killed.