Michael Sussmann, the former campaign lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential run who has been accused of lying to the FBI, also made false statements to agents with the CIA during a meeting after former President Donald Trump’s inauguration, new filings from Special Counsel John Durham’s team claim.
A CIA official’s memo introduced by Durham’s team said that on Feb. 9, 2017, Sussmann, spelled Sussman throughout, met with CIA officers and provided thumb drives and documents that he said had information concerning Trump and links to activities with Russia, reports Fox News.
The document says Sussmann told the officers “he was not representing a particular client” but was providing information from unnamed “contacts” who he believed were acting in “good faith” and loyalty to the United States government.
That contradicts what a former CIA employee said Sussmann told him: that he “represents a client who does not want to be known,” according to notes of the meeting taken by the former employee.
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