The President also claimed that the firm that put together the dossier invoked their Fifth Amendment rights; however, the firm, Fusion GPS, has not refused outright to discuss its work on the dossier with Congress. Fusion GPS' founder has already met with the Senate Judiciary Committee and reportedly spoke with investigators on special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.
The political research firm was responsible for the lewd, controversial dossier which contained information about Trump's alleged links to Russian Federation.
Donald Trump has appeared to suggest, without providing evidence, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Russian Federation may have colluded to fund the infamous dossier that alleged links between his team and the Kremlin.
The subpoenas he signed sought information from Fusion GPS officials on the creation of the dossier, written mostly by former British spy Christopher Steele. The document was circulated among journalists in 2016 and provided to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
According to the Examiner, Fusion GPS is asking a federal judge in Washington, D.C.to block the subpoena for the TD Bank records. But Fusion's clients remain a mystery.
Fritsch and Catan invoked their Fifth Amendment rights during a short interview before the committee on Wednesday.
Fritsch and Catan took the Fifth on every question posed by committee members. It also alleged Moscow had compromising footage of the US President.
"Keep hearing about "tiny" amount of money spent on Facebook ads", he said. "What about the billions of dollars of Fake News on CNN, ABC, NBC & CBS?" he continued.
On Friday, President Trump Tweeted "thank you" to news commentator Gerald Rivera after he charged that "anything he does is construed in the worst possible light as evil" by the press. "Facebook was on her side, not mine!"
Until this month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was leading inquiries into the dossier. "The committee can not really decide the credibility of the dossier without understanding things like who paid for it, who are your sources and sub-sources".
North Carolina Republican Sen.