Fusion GPS Partners Plead The Fifth During House Intel Appearance

Two of the co-founders of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the infamous Trump dossier, invoked their Fifth Amendment rights during a meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Daily Caller.

Peter Fritsch and Thomas Catan, the two Fusion GPS partners, plead the Fifth “to every question asked of them,” the source says.

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  • simus1

    Once you discover exactly what the customer requires (wants) being a consultant is fun.

  • In other words, their calumny of Trump was all BS, and now that that is known they are trying to limit the damage to themselves.

  • DaninVan

    So a massive libel suite would seem in order…no 5th protection in Discovery if I’m not mistaken(?). They’ve pretty much acknowledged that they have no defence.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The Fifth Amendment is supposed to protect accused people against self-incrimination. By taking the Fifth, these two schmucks have effectively incriminated themselves.

    • Jaedo Drax

      They are hoping that someone will give them immunity for their testimony.