This article was originally published in the Washington Examiner. The version below is enhanced with links to supporting evidence and references.

by Jason Foster

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch tried to keep the American people in the dark as long as possible. For most of 2017, the Fusion GPS founders hid the truth about the origins of their now-infamous dossier on Donald Trump. The real story behind their fight to keep its partisan funding a secret is very different from the version told by the journalists-for-rent in their recent book, Crime in Progress. I know, because I was there.


Appointing more of them would instill much-needed public confidence in institutions.

UPDATE: After The Wall Street Journal originally published this op-ed:

  • Sarah Schweinsberg at The World and Everything in It explained why the inspector general shortage is a “threat to taxpayers and ethics.”
  • In a bipartisan letter to the President, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) cited and quoted from the op-ed in urging that the vacancies be filled swiftly.
  • The two pending nominees highlighted below were confirmed.

Just before the release of the Mueller report, Attorney General William Barr reminded Congress that another report is coming soon. …

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