Special Counsel John Durham accuses a key Steele dossier source of lying to the FBI

An indictment handed down Thursday by Special Counsel John Durham's office accuses Igor Danchenko, a "primary sub-source" for British former intelligence agent Christopher Steele's Trump-Russia dossier, of lying to the FBI about where and how he got information included in the report.

Danchenko appeared briefly in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, on Thursday, where his lawyer tried to enter a not guilty plea to the five charges of making false statements. "The judge did not accept the plea because the hearing was not an arraignment, and Danchenko was released," The Washington Post reports.

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