On Tuesday, the jury came to a verdict in the second trial in the Durham probe started during the Trump investigation that is looking into the origins of the so-called ‘Russiagate’ scandal.

The trial came after Clinton’s attorney, Michael Sussman, was found not guilty of lying to the FBI after text evidence emerged that he claimed he was not representing a client when he came to the FBI with information falsely linking former President Trump to Russia.

In Durham’s second case, he prosecuted FBI informant Igor Danchenko who was accused of corroborating information that was later proven false in the infamous Steele Dossier.

The case revealed key findings, including that the FBI offered Christopher Steele $1 million to confirm the claims made in his dossier, which he declined.

Today, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty of making false statements to the FBI.

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The Daily Caller Reports

A federal jury on Tuesday found Igor Danchenko, a key source of information for the infamous Steele dossier, not guilty of making false statements to the FBI.

Danchenko was found not guilty of making false statements to the bureau, The Washington Post reported, related to sources of information he gave former British spy Christopher Steele’s Orbis Business Solutions. The Steele dossier, which was later discredited, also served as a major foundation for FBI Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant applications against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

The dossier included claims that Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia, which allegedly blackmailed Trump with footage of him and prostitutes at a Moscow hotel.

District Judge Anthony Trenga dismissed one of the five federal charges against Danchenko Friday, deeming Danchenko’s claim to the FBI that he discussed particular dossier content with former Democratic operative Charles Dolan “literally true,” according to CNN.

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