The primary subsource for the infamous anti-Donald Trump “Steele dossier” was paid by the FBI for years and said in an email that he was working on a project “against Trump,” according to a new filing from special counsel John Durham’s team.
Igor Danchenko was made a paid FBI confidential informant in March 2017, prosecutors with Durham’s team said in a court document unsealed on Sept. 13.
Danchenko remained an informant until October 2020.
The FBI did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Danchenko, a Russian national who lives in the United States, is scheduled to be tried in October on five counts of lying to the FBI….


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