Jan 9, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Sen. Feinstein unilaterally releases Fusion GPS transcript


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Sen. Dianne Feinstein released the full transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson's August testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee without the approval of Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee's Republican chairman.

Why it matters: Last week, Grassley and Sen. Lindsey Graham were criticized by Democrats for issuing a criminal referral against Christopher Steele, the principal author of the Trump-Russia dossier. The decision today by Feinstein, the top Democrat on the committee, could further erode the relationship between members of the bipartisan committee.

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