And I am struck with an – AND?
If anything this looks to work in Trump’s favor. I could be missing something in this report but it seems like yet another nothingburger.
Simpson had no “factual reason to believe” the Trump Tower meeting was a Russian attempt to make contact with the Trump campaign, but: “You know, as a sort of question of counterintelligence and just general investigation of Russian methods and that sort of thing, I think that’s a reasonable interpretation.”
Fusion GPS concluded that Trump “exaggerated” his properties’ worth in legal filings — but that did not indicate or show connections to Russia: “Not that I recall.”
Simpson said Trump’s country clubs aren’t making any money: “They were not profitable entities. I don’t specifically recall. I just remember that these were not doing very well and that he’d sunk a lot of money into them and he hadn’t gotten a lot of money back yet.”