The FBI reached an agreement to pay the former British spy who authored the dossier full of unverified claims of President Donald Trump’s ties to the Russian government, The Washington Post reported, citing people familiar with the agreement.

The dossier was compiled by Christopher Steele, a former MI6 agent who worked in Moscow. Steele was ini tally hired by DC-based opposition research firm Fusion GPS to suss out the connections between the Trump camp and the alleged Russian hacking emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman.

 

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