According to a story from the Washington Free Beacon political enemies of President Trump are spending lots of money working against him in the 2018 election cycle.
Anti-Trump researchers are continuing to conduct investigations of President Trump and were paid $50 million by unidentified donors in blue states, according to a House intelligence committee report made public on Friday.
The heavily redacted final report of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence said the panel is continuing to probe efforts by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, author of the discredited anti-Trump dossier, and the research firm FusionGPS that hired Steele on behalf of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign during the election.
The names are no being named but the effort is being funded by 7 to 10 wealthy donors located primarily in New York and California who provided about $50 million for the research.
The continuing anti-Trump opposition research operation was contained in a footnote on page 113 of the 243-page report. It identified the Penn Quarter Group as the research firm that hired Steele and FusionGPS.
The report also indicates that former intelligence agents leaked details of classified intelligence to the media.
The report also stated that then-director of national intelligence James Clapper leaked details of a classified presidential intelligence briefing to CNN's Jake Tapper and other journalists.
Clapper, currently a national security analyst for CNN, also misled the committee about his contacts with the press related to the discredited Democratic Party-funded dossier produced by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele.
The heavily redacted report, however, suggested Russia colluded with the Democrats in supplying disinformation about Trump through the Steele dossier.
Read the Full Report from the Washington Free Beacon Here