Russians said they had potentially "derogatory" information on Donald Trump

Geneva Matthews
June 1, 2017

According to three sources who spoke with CNN, Moscow possesses potentially "derogatory" information about U.S. President Donald Trump. The Russians believed "they had the ability to influence the administration through derogatory information", one unnamed source said.

Trump mentioned the Russia allegations on Twitter Tuesday morning, writing, "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News".

Specific names of Trump's associates involved in the reported "derogatory" information remain masked, though CNN reports the conversations focused on the Trump campaign team.

Trump give Russian officials code-word classified intelligence, thereby creating doubt among our allies as to our reliability and impairing information sharing. The dossier also contained the infamous "golden shower" allegation that the Russians have a tape showing Trump watching Russian prostitutes engaged in indecent activities with their body fluids in a Russian hotel room.

However, the latest CNN report, especially the reference to "derogatory" information about Trump or his campaign, has sparked speculation recalling the British M16 agent Christopher Steele's controversial dossier on Trump which included various allegations of improper financial and business ties between Trump and Russian Federation.

"This is yet another round of false and unverified claims made by anonymous sources to smear the President", the spokesperson said.

Mr. Brennan told the House Intelligence Committee on May 23 that the intelligence community was picking up tidbits on Trump associates making contacts with Russians. The Post had last week reported that top Trump aide Jared Kushner had tried to create a back-channel communications with Russian Federation.

"The Russians could be overstating their belief to influence", a source told CNN. "All this does is play into the hands of our adversaries and put our country at risk", the statement said.

The Justice Department earlier this month tapped former FBI Director Robert Mueller to serve as special counsel into the investigation.

Trump's personal attorneys recently released a letter asserting that in the past decade of tax returns, "with few exceptions", there is no income from Russians sources, including debt owed or interest paid to Russian lenders by Trump or his business entities.

While the White House statement insisted that Trump has not had financial links with Russian Federation in the last 10 years, it did not deny that he had financial links with Russian Federation in the past before 10 years ago.

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