And on Thursday, he wrote: "Wow, Nellie Ohr, Bruce Ohr's wife, is a Russia expert who is fluent in Russian". Trump supporters accuse Ohr of cooperating with Steele on the dossier that outlined Russian financial ties and salacious personal details. The materials were not among 800,000 pages of documents provided by the Justice Department to their panels, they said.
It was unclear from Ohr's interview with lawmakers whether Steele had been directly told that or had picked up the information through his contacts. Who is Bruce Ohr, and why is Trump tweeting about not only about him but Ohr's wife as well?
But the FBI's probe was already underway by the time it received Steele's dossier - and Ohr was not the original source of information from it.
Ohr, a 30-year Justice Department veteran, is being scrutinized for his meetings with Steele, the former British intelligence officer who compiled an infamous dossier on Trump and Russian Federation, and Glenn Simpson, the founder of Fusion GPS, the firm that hired Steele to do research on Trump. At the time of the 2016 presidential election, he was a high-ranking official in the deputy attorney general's office.
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Trump and some of his supporters in Congress have also accused the FBI of launching the entire Russian Federation counterintelligence investigation based on the dossier.
That breakfast took place amid ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation concerns about Russian election interference and possible communication with Trump associates. Ohr's relationship with his wife and his interactions with Steele tie him loosely to the Russian Federation investigation.
They're asking that Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy of SC and Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte schedule a bipartisan meeting with the Justice Department to discuss the sensitivity of the documents, which they say contain details about a confidential human source. He said he didn't look at the information on them, according to the source.
"And if Jeff Sessions won't, he should step down and let someone do it".