Russian offered to send prostitutes to Trump's hotel room

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President Trump's former bodyguard Keith Schiller told the House Intelligence Committee that he personally turned down an offer for five women to come to Trump's hotel room in Moscow during the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant, NBC News reported Thursday.

The dossier claims Trump would be vulnerable to blackmail by the Russians.

After several minutes outside of Trump's door, which was Schiller's practice as Trump's security chief, he said he left. Among the claims was that during his Moscow trip, Trump employed prostitutes to urinate on a hotel room bed once slept in by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.

The dossier, which contains a host of allegations, also includes references to the so-called "pee tape", a tape the dossier says Russian Federation had involving urine and prostitutes during the Miss Universe pageant that could be used as blackmail against Trump.

Sources say Schiller told Congress he believed the offer was a joke, and that he responded to the offer by saying Trump was "not interested".

"We are appalled by the leaks that are coming from partisan insiders from the House Intelligence Committee", Sears said in a statement.

Schiller reportedly testified that he talked to Trump about the offer as the two walked back to Trump's hotel room.

That's according to two sources contacted by NBC News, not exactly the friendliest network to Trump around.

Stuart Sears, Schiller's lawyer, said versions of his client's leaked testimony "are blatantly false and misleading". In June 2016, Goldstone connected with the President's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., at the request of Aras Agalarov to set up the meeting at Trump Tower with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.

The claims are similar to allegations included in an unsubstantiated dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele that describes Trump meeting prostitutes in Moscow during the pageant.

Schiller, a Navy veteran and former NYPD officer, was a long-time Trump employee and was the director of Oval Office operations at the White House under Trump until September, when he quit. "It is outrageous that the very Committee that is conducting an investigation into leaks - purportedly in the public interest - is itself leaking information and defaming cooperative witnesses like Mr. Schiller".

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