(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — The FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump-Russia affair shortly after receiving the first installment of an anti-Trump dossier from a former British spy working for the Hillary Clinton campaign. What congressional investigators want to know is whether that was a coincidence or not.

The first report in the dossier compiled by former MI6 agent Christopher Steele was dated June 20, 2016.

Steele told the left-leaning publication Mother Jones that he took the first part of his dossier to the FBI “near the start of July.”

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