Controversial Steele dossier which claimed colluded with Russia is back ...

Controversial Steele dossier which wrongly accused of collusion with Russia in the 2016 US election is back in the spotlight after Mueller report's release Former British spy Christopher Steele published the document in January 2017 It claimed that paid prostitutes to urinate on him in a Moscow hotel room  Mueller's team found no evidence of that or other claims, including that former attorney Michael Cohen met with Russian officials in Prague Steele supplied the dossier to a company used by Clinton's election committee   Ex-MI6 agent also handed it over to American and British intelligence agencies  AG Barr said there was not enough evidence to state the campaign colluded with the Kremlin to boost his election chances  Steele dossier is now back in the spotlight with a Department of Justice probe Republicans are turning their attention on those who put in the firing line 

By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail.com and Paul Thompson & Sarah White For Mailonline

Published: 07:09 BST, 21 April 2019 | Updated: 07:09 BST, 21 April 2019

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The controversial Steele dossier which claimed Donald colluded with Russia to fix the 2016 election is back in the spotlight after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. 

Former British spy Christopher Steele wrote the now discredited document, which helped spark a two-year investigation into the president.

It claimed, among other outlandish things, that paid prostitutes to urinate on him in a Moscow hotel room and that he had a sex tape the Russian government was holding over him.  Mueller's team found no evidence of these claims or tape. 

Another claim - that former attorney Michael Cohen met with Russian officials in Prague - was also not stood up and no evidence of it was found by Mueller.  

Steele, who runs a private intelligence firm, had supplied a dossier to an outside company used by 's election committee. 

It contained unverified information that was vulnerable to blackmail from Russia and had engaged with 'golden showers' with prostitutes during a 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant.

Leaked details of the dossier were seized upon by 's detractors as evidence that Russia's President Vladamir Putin had interfered in the election.

As well as supplying the dossier to the Clinton campaign Steele also handed it over to American and British intelligence agencies as he was worried about the national security implications. 

But with the release of the Mueller report this week Attorney General William Barr said there was not enough evidence to state the campaign colluded with the Kremlin to boost his election

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