Analyst Who Reported Trump’s ‘Pee Tape’ Rumor Was Just Arrested

Posted on AllSides November 5th, 2021
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Federal law enforcement have arrested Igor Danchenko, a Russian analyst who reported the infamous “pee tape” rumor involving President Donald Trump. 

Danchenko was the primary researcher on what’s become known as the Steele dossier—a litany of allegations against the former president and his campaign, namely that they conspired with Russian intelligence to defeat Hillary Clinton. 

On Thursday, Danchenko was taken into custody in Virginia for allegedly lying to the FBI, according to an unsealed indictment filed in federal court. During interviews as part of the FBI probe into Trump’s connections with Russia—known...

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