Tag: Fusion GPS

Key Witness Testifies in Trial of Ex-Clinton Campaign Lawyer

WASHINGTON—An analyst with the operative firm tapped by Hillary Clinton’s campaign ahead of the 2016 presidential election detailed on May 18 the effort to get media outlets to publish stories on sketchy claims about Donald Trump, Clinton’s rival for the presidency. Laura Seago, an analyst with Fusion GPS, recounted meeting with Franklin Foer, then with…


Research Firm That Helped Clinton Campaign Must Give Emails to John Durham: Judge

The firm that conducted opposition research on then-candidate Donald Trump for his rival Hillary Clinton must give nearly two dozen emails they claimed were protected by privilege to special counsel John Durham’s team, a judge ruled on May 12. Prosecutors, though, cannot use the messages at the upcoming trial of former Clinton campaign lawyer Michael…


Judge Open To Compelling Fusion GPS Tech Expert to Testify in Clinton Attorney’s Trial

Federal prosecutors may get to question a Fusion GPS employee with “unique insight” into how her company, the Clinton campaign, and its law firm orchestrated “opposition research” into the Trump campaign that spurred the debunked “Russiagate” investigation in former Clinton attorney Michael Sussmann’s upcoming trial. United States District Judge Christopher Cooper Tuesday granted Special Counsel…


Judge Orders Fusion GPS Tech Expert to Testify in Clinton Attorney’s Trial

A Fusion GPS employee with “unique insight” into how her company, the Clinton campaign, and its law firm orchestrated “opposition research” into the Trump campaign that spurred the debunked “Russiagate” investigation will testify in the government’s case against former Clinton attorney Michael Sussmann. United States District Judge Christopher Cooper Tuesday granted Special Counsel John Durham’s…


[PREMIERING NOW] Kash Patel: Strategy Backfires for Clinton Associates; Fusion GPS Emails Reveal Disinformation Play | Kash’s Corner

This episode will premiere April 29 at 8 p.m. ET.    “You can’t say it’s attorney-client privilege, and then sneakily have it sent out to six different media outlets because you want that story, that narrative … out in the mainstream media.” The defense strategy for ex-Clinton lawyer Michael Sussmann is backfiring, says Kash Patel….


Kash Patel: Strategy Backfires for Clinton Associates; Fusion GPS Emails Reveal Disinformation Play | Kash’s Corner

“You can’t say it’s attorney-client privilege, and then sneakily have it sent out to six different media outlets because you want that story, that narrative … out in the mainstream media.” The defense strategy for ex-Clinton lawyer Michael Sussmann is backfiring, says Kash Patel. While Clinton associates including former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, campaign…


[PREMIERING 8pm ET] Kash Patel: Strategy Backfires for Clinton Associates; Fusion GPS Emails Reveal Disinformation Play | Kash’s Corner

This episode will premiere April 29 at 8 p.m. ET.  “You can’t say its attorney-client privilege, and then sneakily have it sent out to six different media outlets because you want that story, that narrative … out in the mainstream media.” The defense strategy for ex-Clinton lawyer Michael Sussmann is backfiring, says Kash Patel. While…


Judge Says Parties Can Defend Shielding Documents During Sussmann Probe

United States District Judge Christopher “Casey” Cooper on April 26 granted five petitions seeking to intervene in former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann’s upcoming trial for allegedly making a false statement to the FBI. Special Counsel John Durham, in April 6 court filings, sought to compel the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Hilary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, Fusion…


Reporters Worked Closely With Fusion GPS on Trump–Russia Stories, Emails Show

Reporters from ABC News, the Washington Post, and Slate were among those working closely with an operative firm on stories about alleged Donald Trump–Russia links, newly released emails show. ABC’s Matthew Mosk, now with CBS; the Post’s Tom Hamburger; and Franklin Foer, a Slate contributor who now works for the Atlantic, were among the reporters…


Court Filings Draw First Statements From Three Key Democratic Players in Sussmann Probe

A blizzard of petitions, motions, and counter-motions have been filed in response to Special Counsel John Durham’s April 6 request for documents from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign withheld from federal investigators under attorney-client “privilege.” Durham is seeking communications—primarily 38 email exchanges between the DNC and Clinton’s campaign and their…