McCain Admits He Gave Dossier Containing "Sensitive Information" On Trump To The FBI

Tyler Durden's picture

While hardly surprising considering the copious amounts of bad blood between the President elect and John McCain, earlier today the Arizona senator confirmed that he passed along the 35-page report to the FBI that details unverified allegations that President-elect Trump's team coordinated with the Russian government to defeat Hillary Clinton.

In a statement released Wednesday, McCain said passing the report along was the extent of his involvement in the process.

"Late last year, I received sensitive information that has since been made public," McCain said. "Upon examination of the contents, and unable to make a judgment about their accuracy, I delivered the information to the director of the FBI. That has been the extent of my contact with the FBI or any other government agency regarding this issue."

As The Washington Examiner notes, reports surfaced Tuesday night that a foreign contact of McCain's passed along the report detailing alleged compromising information the Russian government has on Trump. That report was published in full by Buzzfeed Tuesday evening, despite being unverified information.

As the Mail adds, Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporter who contributed to the first story about its existence, suggested that McCain was handed it by a former British ambassador to Moscow.

Bernstein told CNN: 'It came from a former British MI6 agent who was hired from a political opposition research firm in Washington who was doing work about Donald Trump for both republican and democratic candidates opposed to Trump.

'They were looking at Trumps business ties, they saw some questionable things about Russians, about his businesses in Russia, they in turn hired this MI6 former investigator, he then came up with additional information from his Russian sources, he was very concerned by the implications of it, he then took it to an FBI colleague that he had known in his undercover work for years, he took it to this FBI man in Rome who turned it over to the bureau in Washington in August.

'And then, a former British ambassador to Russia independently was made aware of these findings and he took the information to John McCain – Senator John McCain of Arizona – in the period just after the election, and showed it to McCain – additional findings.

'McCain was sufficiently disturbed by what he read to take it to FBI director James Comey himself personally, they had a five minute meeting the two men, very little was said, McCain turned it over to him and is now awaiting what the FBI’s response is to that information.'

The identity of the former British ambassador has not been disclosed, however, only one former British ambassador to Washington remains in UK government service, Sir Tim Barrow, who went on to be Foreign Office political director and is now Britain's ambassador to the European Union. The Arizona senator said at the time: '"Donald Trump’s behavior... concluding with the disclosure of his demeaning comments about women and his boasts about sexual assaults, make it impossible to continue to offer even conditional support for his candidacy.'

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McCain's statement comes on the heels of reports that President Barack Obama, Trump and congressional leaders were briefed on the allegations made in the dossier. The two-page summary is based on a collection memos created by political opponents of Trump during his presidential campaign, alleging that the Russians had compromising information on Trump. The memos were purportedly compiled by a former British intelligence official.

The Trump camp pushed back hard against the report Wednesday, calling it "offensive crap" and Trump himself went on Twitter to deny any coordination with the Russian government

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spastic_colon's picture

so he really is part canary!!

Looney's picture

 

John McCain has always wanted to be a ballerina, but he wasn’t good ‘nuff, so he became a Senator instead.  ;-)

Looney

BaBaBouy's picture

Chief Head $$$'s WAR Monger ~~~

Never One Roach's picture

McCain is a threat o America---should be locked up evidently on a number of federal charges including mail fraud.

3LockBox's picture

This should be the final straw for the good people of Arizona who he represents.

What a freaking embarassment this ass clown is...

They should be demanding his head on a platter!

McShitStain needs to resign in disgrace.

Ghost of PartysOver's picture

All together now....    "Thank you Arizona"

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) Ghost of PartysOver Jan 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Arizona DIPSHITS!

land_of_the_few's picture

Yeah, so regarding McCain saying Trump shouldn't diss "terribly accurate" intel reports - who needs to "grow up " now? :P

El Oregonian's picture

His moniker he received in the "Hanoi Hilton" as a traitorous rat by the other prisoners, he was known as "Songbird" for good reason.

musimann's picture

Well he does have some experience in giving up "sensitive information."

Luc X. Ifer's picture

We r witnessing the last gargle of the beast which will go known in the history as John McCaca - former left fascist/communist senator of the USA Dark Era

Dame Ednas Possum's picture

'... a foreign contact of McCain's passed along the report...'

Let me guess... he had a Hungarian accent and a penchant for small children... err, I mean extra cheesy pizza.

McInsane is a traitor. Put his head on a pike at the city gates.

Kayman's picture

 "I received sensitive information"  

So that explains the shit stain and fingerprints on the documents. 

strannick's picture

So McCain does to Trump, what he claims Putin does to Hilary, and thats ok?

Ratheon's chief Bitch Boy, doing everything he can to bring on nuclear war, so his nasty evil ass can keep his .gov job.

Grow some balls Arizona, and grab a brain, and a heart. Your deficient the whole Wizard of Oz trifecta. Kick this demonic geezer to the curb, for the good of humanity.

gladih8r's picture

You have to wonder how many lies are embedded in the statement he issued on this.

10?  20?  it's got to at least that figuring that it takes a minimum of 1 or 2 words to formulate a lie.

land_of_the_few's picture

Maybe give him a couple of years in the Big House for each individual lie-item? Perhaps some analytical linguists or philologists can get onto it :D

BullyDog's picture

Bum bum bum him in jail.   

 

Odious little chip on the shoulder man.

 

 

HopefulCynical's picture

Odious is a perfect word for him.

Holy fuckballs, every time I think he can't be a bigger douche, he finds a way.

MEFOBILLS's picture

Here is a video of Putin analyzing McCain.  Basically, Putin thinks that McCain is crazy and discusses why.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-7fi0-Jii4

 

It is interesting the Arizonan's keep re-electing a psychopath.  This means that democracy is a failure in that it doesn't prevent psychos from entering politics.

(Putin initally was non-democratically selected by Yeltsin, and then later Putin won the vote.)

 

Arctic Frost's picture

We'll fix our mistake, trust me.

WE'RE RECALLING McCAIN!!!!

evoila's picture

agreed. they need to start a recall campaign.

funthea's picture

'McCain was sufficiently disturbed by what he read to take it to FBI director James Comey himself personally, they had a five minute meeting the two men, very little was said, McCain turned it over to him and is now awaiting what the FBI’s response is to that information.'

Is this like a casual denile attempt by McShitstain to pass this off as just a flippid info pass to Comey. Like, oh I just saw him in the hallway and handed it to him in passing. I bet this 5 minute meeting was really a 45 minute meeting on the tarmack at Phoenix AP, where all the shady dealings happen. Piece of shit.

espirit's picture

What a Patriot!

Responsible for 131 American deaths on the USS Forrestal.

Killed more Americans then NVA, I'd wager.

Kidbuck's picture

This sounds like fake news AKA BS. How was McCain responsible for the Forrestal accident?

StychoKiller's picture

I believe that the missile that caused the destruction was launched from the plane he happened to be sitting in at the time...

Thought Processor's picture

 

 

What a complete clusterfuck.

 

Trump may heed some well worn advice:  Never get in the way of your enemies own self destruction.  It's becoming more and more obvious that the collective internet is now faster and more capable at rooting out the truth than propaganda sources and outlets can keep up with. 

RedDwarf's picture

+1000 if I could.  Yes, this is my belief.  The internet is a massively parallel human supercomputer, and it is starting to really massively outperform legacy methodologies at certain tasks like intelligence analysis.

PoliticalRefugeefromCalif.'s picture
This is a letter of thanks to all those 'conservatives' out there that ignored my encouragement for a last ditch effort for voting for Kirkpatrick instead of a long proven and truly treasonous puff adder last November.
 I know my pleas fell on deaf ears because I got no response whatsoever- Judging by how McCain got more votes than Trump it seems everyone voted for another 'R' instead of admitting he is a dangerous fool.

Well this is the monster you put back into office for another six years, anyone of integrity would demand a recall vote to at least show some sense of shame and protest against someone as evil as John McCain.. but it seems integrity is is short supply in Arizona across the board- six more years of this clown and it's on your hands.

Confucius say "man who keeps head in sand world use for bicycle rack"..
- if the shoe fits.. wear it.

Arctic Frost's picture

YOU BETTER BELIEVE WE'LL FIX IT! Give us time, we need to make sure it happens and that takes careful planning when you're going after a monster with his kind of power. We WILL recall him!! We WILL show the world we support our President! We WILL show other politicians that no matter how powerful you think you are, no matter how successful you are at conning us, you will NOT win against the American voter.

Our vote doesn't stop on a calandered date, Mr. McCain. Our voting power is more powerful than you, Mr. McCain, and you're going to find yourself out of a job. We're not a bunch of inadaquate whining liberals who voted for the criminal government you so much desired, Mr. McCain.

WE VOTED FOR TRUMP AND WE HAVE A RIGHT TO RECALL YOU DUE TO YOUR DELIBERATE, UNDERHANDED, SLIMY ESPIONAGE DIRECTED AT OUR PRESIDENT. It's one thing to not like Trump and stand against him politically, but it's a whole different ballgame when you actively work and consort to disqualify our votes by illigetimizing our candidate!! We are your constinuients and we WILL RECALL YOU!!

ARIZONIANS FOR AMERICA!!

PoliticalRefuge, I was not around here then to hear your pleas but I would have been as stupid as everyone else and ignored you. I apologize profusely and acknowledge that I am deeply ashamed.

BabaLooey's picture

This MOTHERFUCKER McCain should be fucking beat with ball bats.

What a total cunt.

two hoots's picture

and why did McCain accept it?

 

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

 

and why did McCain accept it?

He has been known to sing like a canary in situations where it could benefit the opposition.

Also, he has been diagnosed with Russophobia as a clinical pathology.

land_of_the_few's picture

Because he is stuck in the Cold War of the past just like many Sorosites. Some in the West literally, having trained themselves up as Cold Warriors (in some cases on the opposite side in their youth), are still raging fruitcakes no matter which "side" they are officially "on" these days. In reality it is just in their mind ... both cold war sides long gone.

photonsoflight's picture

Think the Vietcong beat you to it. Perhaps he has brain damage from his ordeal. Explains all of his behavior. I would recommend a psych evaluation and a permanent rest home vacation.

RiverRoad's picture

Perfect.  He took the bait and ran with it. 

Oldwood's picture

Another useful and complicit idiot

RiverRoad's picture

Played an active role in aiding and abetting the crime of LIBEL.....

BTW       Word has it McCain and Soros bump into each other every night running to the bathroom to piss.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) two hoots Jan 11, 2017 12:02 PM

Because Raytheon.

Uzda Farce's picture
Uzda Farce (not verified) Chris Dakota Jan 11, 2017 3:55 PM

Raytheon is a corporate sponsor of the Rockefeller/CFR. Board member Stephen Hadley is a CFR director.

John McCain, David Petreus, Joe Lieberman, Lynn Forester de Rothschild, and George Soros are also CFR members. Petraeus, Lieberman and Rothschild are trustees at the McCain Institute. Hadley and Petraeus are directors at the Atlantic Council.

http://www.cfr.org/about/people/board_of_directors.html

https://www.mccaininstitute.org/staff/?filter=board-of-trustees

http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/about/board-of-directors

JRobby's picture

Taze him. Maybe his heart will stop.

Throw him in the can and let his lawyers throw bail for his senile ass.

What a fucking jerk off. 

Chupacabra-322's picture

"Late last year, I received sensitive information that has since been made public," McCain said. "Upon examination of the contents, and unable to make a judgment about their accuracy, I delivered the information to the director of the FBI. That has been the extent of my contact with the FBI or any other government agency regarding this issue."

Last year? Scum Fuck, Criminal, Treasonous, Terrorist (McCain arms, funds & trains I CIA SIS Terror Organizations) can't even be honest from the get go.

Sensitive information?

No dickhead. What you peddled was a Scripted False Narrative to achieve an objective of discrediting a Presidential Candidate. Your ass should be in Jail Fuck'n Old Man.

RiverRoad's picture

The guy sitting in the getaway car goes to jail too.

You're sitting there McCain.

booboo's picture

So the British link got the info..... where? If it was all made up on 4chan who made up the story then Mc assstain made up his story and Bernstein made up his story and and and

land_of_the_few's picture

Perhaps "stealing electrons"? That might cover plugging in and fowarding fake info if he emailed it from a hotel as well :P

BarkingCat's picture

"McCain is a threat o America---should be locked up evidently on a number of federal charges including mail fraud."

 

And his sidekick, Lady Graham should be locked up for male fraud.

Rich Stoehner's picture

McDonalds is changing the name of the McRib to the McCain, for oblivious reasons.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

Well.... that explains the Tutu in the DC townhouse.

chunga's picture

I say he belongs at the carnival in a dunk tank. This is so embarrassing even the staunchiest blue teamers don't believe it.

Hey Johnny, have you seen Eric Braverman lately, you fucking demented fraud!?!