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Christopher Steele Admits He Used Random Internet Posters As Trump Dossier Sources

Discussion in 'Latest Political News and Current Events' started by Nutty Cortez, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. Nutty Cortez

    Nutty Cortez Woot Woot !!!!!!

    Jan 12, 2019
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    According to deposition transcripts released this week, Steele said last year he used a 2009 report he found on CNN’s iReport website and said he wasn’t aware that submissions to that site are posted by members of the public and are not checked for accuracy.

    During his deposition, Steele was pressed on the methods he used to verify allegations made about Webzilla, which was thought to be used by Russia to hack into Democratic emails.

    When asked if he discovered “anything of relevance concerning Webzilla” during the verification process, Steele replied: “We did. It was an article I have got here which was posted on July 28, 2009, on something called CNN iReport.”

    A web archive from July 29, 2009 shows that CNN described the site in this manner: “iReport.com is a user-generated site. That means the stories submitted by users are not edited, fact-checked, or screened before they post.”

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  2. Nostra

    Nostra Mayor

    Dec 5, 2018
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    He snookered Hillary out of millions, huh?

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