BBC Correspondent Releases Big ‘Golden Shower’ Announcement – Awaiting Trump Response

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On Wednesday, BBC Washington correspondent Paul Wood revealed that, in addition to a former British intelligence officer, other sources have claimed that Russia possesses compromising information about President-elect Donald Trump.

On Tuesday, BuzzFeed reported that a dossier prepared by a former British intelligence officer alleged that the “Russian government has been ‘cultivating, supporting and assisting’ President-elect Donald Trump for years and gained compromising information about him.”

The information in the documents from the dossier published by BuzzFeed has not been verified. However, BuzzFeed explained that they wanted to publish the documents anyway, “so that Americans can make up their own minds about allegations about the president-elect that have circulated at the highest levels of the US government.”

CNN later followed up on the story, claiming that both Trump and President Obama have been briefed about the dossier by multiple intelligence officials.

Wood confirmed during Wednesday’s BBC Radio 4 broadcast that the documents have been “circulating for a number of months.” He also claimed that the unnamed officer who compiled the dossier is not the only source for its information:

‘The rumors or the allegations or whatever you want to call them have been circulating for a number of months now. I saw the report, compiled by the former British intelligence officer, back in October. He is not, and this is the crucial thing, the only source for this.’

‘I was also told by a man I’ll call a member of the U.S. intelligence community back in August that he had been told by the head of an Eastern European intelligence service that the Russians had kompromat or compromising material on Mr. Trump.’

Wood also claimed to have been told by “somebody with connections in the CIA” about the existence of multiple compromising tapes.

‘It’s very, very difficult, of course, to talk to US intelligence people. They’re breaking the law if they talk to you. But I did ask somebody with connections in the CIA to pass a message to them, and I got a message back that there was allegedly more than one tape, not just video, but audio as well, on more than one date, in more than one place, in both Moscow and St. Petersburg.’

Wood did acknowledge during the broadcast that no one has seen these tapes and that information does not automatically become credible just because it is passed on by an intelligence agent. However, he also pointed out the significance of the fact that the CIA currently considers this information about Trump to be worthy of review.

He explained about the information:

‘It is viewed as credible by the CIA, and that’s why it landed on President Obama’s desk last week, on the desk of the congressional leadership, and was given to Mr. Trump as well. And even congressional Republicans are talking about investigations, and Democrats, I know, are talking about impeachment.’

When asked by the host about the possibility that the claims made in the documents could be verified, Wood responded, “if the Russians have blackmail material, they’re hardly going to release it.” He also emphasized that “it really comes down the credibility” of the sources.

Donald Trump has, of course, vehemently denied the validity of the documents published by BuzzFeed. On Tuesday, he tweeted about the dossier, calling BuzzFeed’s report “FAKE NEWS.”

The president-elect also attacked the organization during his press conference Wednesday morning, calling them a “failing pile of garbage.”

With his inauguration just days away, Trump and his team are hard at work trying to prove that the documents are false. However, the information being presented by people like Wood is making it very difficult to accept Trump’s arguments, especially when they’re riddled with petty insults.

Listen to Wood discuss the documents about Trump below, via YouTube.

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