US President-elect Donald Trump has again accused the country’s spy agencies of leaking “phony allegations” against him to the media “even knowing there is no proof.”
“It now turns out that the phony allegations against me were put together by my political opponents and a failed spy afraid of being sued,” Trump tweeted on Friday morning.
On Tuesday, CNN reported that top intelligence officials told Trump that Russia had “kompromat” — compromising material intended to be used against someone – on the president-elect.
Hours later, BuzzFeed published a 35-page document containing unverified information from former MI6 operative Christopher Steele who claimed that Trump was caught in a compromising position in Russia. The document claimed that Russia is in possession of “compromising” personal and financial information about Trump.
The British spy reportedly had initially begun compiling the dossier on the behalf of Trump’s Republican…