Jan 4, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Deputy AG, FBI Director met Paul Ryan to discuss dossier

Rosenstein spotted at the Capitol Wednesday. Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray visited Speaker Paul Ryan Wednesday to talk about FBI documents related to the Trump-Russia dossier, Politico reports, citing a source familiar with the meeting. They reportedly discussed a request by House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes for documents showing how the FBI handled the salacious but unverified dossier.

The backdrop: The FBI agreed to pay Christopher Steele — the former British intelligence officer who complied the dossier — to continue his work in Moscow after Trump was elected, but backed out once he was publicly identified.

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