FBI Official ‘100 Percent Confident’ Sussmann Lied on Clinton Ties

Attorney Michael Sussmann denied acting “on behalf of any particular client,” despite being a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer, when he approached the FBI about ultimately dubious allegations of Trump campaign ties to Russia, a former FBI official testified Thursday.

Former FBI general counsel James Baker told jurors in Washington, D.C., federal court, he was “100% confident” Sussmann was lying in his denial Sept. 19, 2016, at FBI headquarters, the New York Post reported.

“I think it was pretty close to the beginning of the meeting – part of his introduction to the meeting,” Baker said in testimony during Sussmann’s trial Thursday, according to reports.

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