President Donald Trump highlighted news that the employees of the firm behind the fake dossier on him had decided to “take the fifth.”
“Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems (or all)?”
Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th. Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems (or all)?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 19, 2017
Fusion GPS executives Peter Fritsch and Thomas Catan dodged every single question asked by members of the House Intelligence Committee during a hearing, according to sources speaking to Breitbart News.
“They both plead the fifth to every question that was put to them,” the source said.
The dossier, first released publicly by Buzzfeed, was filled with unfounded smears about Trump that lacked evidence or proof.