Discredited Dossier Detailing Trump, Russian Collusion Embraced By Democrats
Discredited dossier detailing Trump, Russian collusion embraced by Democrats
In trying to bolster a discredited dossier by a former British spy, Rep. Adam B. Schiff on Monday recounted the document’s telling of a supposed meeting between an informal Donald Trump adviser and a Russian oligarch.
The dossier from paid opposition researcher Christopher Steele said Carter Page, an energy investor who does business in Moscow, met with Igor Sechin, president of the state-owned Rosneft gas and oil company. Mr. Sechin offered Mr. Page a brokerage fee for a plan to sell a 19 percent stake of Rosneft to private investors, Mr. Steele wrote in October. Mr. Page was to persuade …