Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

Trump slams FBI deputy director

FBI CANNOT (after all of this time) VERIFY CLAIMS IN DOSSIER OF RUSSIA/TRUMP COLLUSION.

Trump was referring to a dossier, presumably harmful to his reputation, compiled past year by a private investigator and paid for, in part, by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign team.

It was recently revealed the Clinton campaign and DNC funded some of research behind it creation.

While it was unclear which particular discussion Trump was attempting to quote, "Fox and Friends" hosts did discuss the Steele dossier on Tuesday morning. The @foxandfrlends had fewer than 700 followers when Trump tweeted at it.

Perez was responding to a tweet from President Donald Trump, who called the dossier a "pile of garbage". Trump alleged without evidence that there was some kind of collusion between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Clinton during the 2016 campaign.

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Meanwhile, President Trump's legal team makes a prediction on the Special Counsel's investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Trump said in a Twitter post.

After the news of Baker's reassignment, Politico reported that Baker had communicated with a Mother Jones reporter just prior to last year's election.

That "fact" cited by Perez - that anti-Trump Republicans originally funded the dossier - has been ruled "false" by fact-checkers. Perez has close ties to the cofounders of Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier, which CNN failed to disclose. Fusion GPS was already conducting such work for the right-leaning Washington Free Beacon.

Parts of the dossier, which included claims about Russian prostitutes, haven't been confirmed or disproved.

Trump branded the dossier "fake news" and claimed it was a "political witch hunt".

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