Mar 2, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Senators want to meet Trump dossier spy

Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP

The Senate Intelligence Committee has approached Christopher Steele, the former British spy who authored the Trump-Russia dossier, about testifying before its members, The Independent reports.

The most explosive elements of the dossier remained unconfirmed but the FBI considered Steele sufficiently credible that it once planned to pay him to continue his work. The committee now wants to discuss his findings.

Where it'd go down: Still unknown, as Steele doesn't want to travel to the US, but the committee is said to be open to meeting in the UK or on neutral ground.

Will it go down? Possibly. The Independent say's he's "willing to speak" if senators meet his preferred security measures. That'll be crucial, especially as an NBC News report describes him as living in "virtual hiding in Europe."

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