Ex-Soviet officer who attended Trump Tower meeting is connected to pro-Clinton org that made dossier
The former Soviet counterintelligence officer who met with the Trump campaign last summer at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer for a now-infamous meeting that allegedly centered on information damaging to Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee is connected to an anti-Trump organization.
According to reports, Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin worked as a lobbyist alongside Fusion GPS, the liberal opposition research firm that created and promoted the so-called “Trump dossier.” The group is also connected to Clinton.
Akhmetshin connection to Fusion was made public in a letter that Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wrote to then-acting deputy attorney general Dana Boente in March. – READ MORE