A federal judge dealt a significant blow to the opposition “research” firm Fusion GPS, which sought to prevent the House Intelligence Committee from gaining access to its bank records, by denying Fusion’s motion for a preliminary injunction regarding a subpoena. The judge’s ruling opens the door for congressional investigators to learn more about the financing behind the unverified anti-Trump dossier.
The anti-Trump dossier, which was funded by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), is thought by many to have played a significant role in the FBI’s decision to spy on members of the Trump campaign.
On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon, a George W. Bush-appointee, ruled that the House panel’s work was legitimate and denied claims made by Fusion that the firm hoped would block access to the bank records.
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