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Mueller Refuses to Say Whether or Not He Read the Steele Dossier

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller refused to answer questions about the Steele dossier during his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday and declined to even say whether or not he read the document, which played a significant role in the origins of his investigation.

Former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Robert Mueller Silent on Interviewing Christopher Steele

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller refused to confirm that he interviewed Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence operative who authored the now-debunked dossier alleging collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, during his 22-month investigation into election interference.

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, July 24, 2019. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Email: Clapper Refused Trump Request to Say ‘Pee Tape’ Story Is Bogus

The text of emails buried in a footnote in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report reveals that President Trump asked disgraced ex-FBI Director James Comey and former Director of National Intelligence and Trump critic James Clapper to publicly refute the infamous Steele dossier after the discredited charges were first leaked to the news media.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Before being fired by U.S. President Donald Trump, former acting U.S. Attorney …