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Mueller's team met with spy who wrote Trump-Russia dossier

Robert Mueller. Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators met over the summer with Christopher Steele, the former British spy who wrote the dossier containing salacious but unverified claims about President Trump, his associates, and Russia, CNN reports.

The backdrop: Trump has said the dossier is entirely false. Investigators are less willing to dismiss it, however, and Mueller's team has taken over FBI inquiries into its contents.