DEVELOPING: Bruce Ohr Arrives on Capitol Hill For Closed-Door Grilling Over His Contacts With Christopher Steele (VIDEO)
Twice-demoted DOJ official Bruce Ohr arrived to Capitol Hill Tuesday morning for a closed-door grilling from House Oversight and House Judiciary members over his contacts with dossier author Christopher Steele.
FOX News’ Catherine Herridge confronted Ohr with several questions, however, he sipped his coffee and refused to answer any of them.
“Who authorized your contacts with the FBI?” Herridge asked.
Text messages, emails and handwritten notes penned by twice-demoted DOJ official Bruce Ohr have trickled out to reporters over the last few weeks showing the very deep connection Ohr had with Christopher Steele.
Bruce Ohr was acting as a backchannel for Steele after the FBI terminated him in November of 2016 for breaking protocol by leaking to the media.
The former Associate Deputy AG was also meeting with co-founder of Fusion GPS Glenn Simpson and was given a memory stick by Simpson. Investigators still haven’t revealed what was on the memory stick.
Glenn Simpson wasn’t Bruce Ohr’s only connection to Fusion GPS, his wife Nellie Ohr also worked for the oppo research firm.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) revealed Monday evening Congressional investigators have learned new information suggesting the FBI and DOJ previously leaked information to the press then used those same press stories as a separate source to justify seeking FISA warrants on Trump advisor Carter Page.