Executive Intelligence Review


Zero Growth Groups Funded Hiring Fusion GPS and Christopher Steele against Trump

March 11, 2019 (EIRNS)—Daniel Jones, an aide to U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in 2016, in January 2017 organized a group of contributors of “dark money” to fund The Democracy Integrity Project’s (TDIP) effort to stop Donald Trump from becoming President by tying him to Russia, Chuck Ross reports in the March 10 Daily Caller.

TDIP contracted with Glenn Simpson’s Fusion GPS and Christopher Steele to investigate Donald Trump, and disclosed this to Feinstein, Ross reports in the latest of his exposés on Steele and Fusion GPS since 2017. George Soros contributed $1 million to TDIP, a spokesman for Soros told the New York Times in October 2017.

Ross also reveals that according to a report released by the House Intelligence Committee in April 2018, former Feinstein staffer Daniel Jones told the FBI in March 2017 that his group would receive $50 million in funding from seven to ten wealthy donors from New York and California. TDIP’s tax filings in 2017 showed the group received only a little over $9 million.

Daniel Jones, Ross reports, said that TDIP planned to get to policymakers and the press the information he had obtained, and that he “had secured the services of [Christopher] Steele, his associate [redacted] and Fusion GPS to continue exposing Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election.”

Fusion GPS, founded by former Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn Simpson, hired former MI6 agent Steele in June 2016. Fusion was then working for the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee to investigate Trump’s links to Russia, Ross reports. Fusion GPS was also working for Soros, it is clear.

Chuck Ross lists some of the funders and funding vehicles the “Stop Trump” forces organized, such as Fund for a Better Future, which is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(4) organization, which, Ross says, is the type of public advocacy group most closely associated with “dark money” contributions. Fund for a Better Future has contributed to environmentalist and population-reduction groups, including Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which Ross says backs Democrats, and the League of Conservation Voters.