Jan 9, 2018 - Politics & Policy

The man behind the Russia-Trump dossier

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The N.Y. Times profiles former Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn Simpson who is in part responsible for the explosive dossier Russia dossier ... "He Sought Dirt, Then Spotlight Shone on Him: Ex-Journalist at Center of the Russia Inquiry," by Matt Flegenheimer:

Why he matters: "For months, Mr. Simpson’s name has ricocheted across the halls of Congress and the airwaves of Fox News, becoming shorthand in conservative circles for purported investigatory overreach and counterconspiracies against the White House." Worth the click.

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