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Leonid Bershidsky

Why Clinton Camp's Funding of the Trump Dossier Matters

Yet more evidence that Russia's original mission was to hobble the winner of the presidential race.


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The news that Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee paid for former U.K. spy Christopher Steele's investigation into Donald Trump showed one thing: Rarely have two political candidates been so worthy of each other in terms of cynicism as Clinton and Donald Trump. No wonder Russian President Vladimir Putin, another world-class cynic, dealt himself in.

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