Trump Posts Misleading Tweet About Late-Senator John McCain’s Alleged Involvement In Steele Dossier Distribution

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As of publication, the tweets have a combined 169,000 “likes” and have been retweeted approximately 47,000 times. However, the president makes two misleading claims in his Sunday tweet, one of which is bolstered by his Saturday tweet.

First, Trump claims that McCain “sent the Fake Dossier to the FBI and Media.” This is only partially true.

According to Fox News, in a document from September 2018, “former senior counterintelligence FBI agent Bill Priestap confirmed that the FBI received a copy of the first 33 pages of the dossier in December 2016 from McCain.”

 

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