Sir Kim Darroch, who quit his post after leaked diplomatic cables revealed his outspoken criticism of President Trump’s administration and personality, backed the former MI6 spy when asked by a U.S. official.
Mr Steele’s so-called ‘dodgy dossier’ had alleged that Donald Trump colluded with Russia to fix the 2016 election and that he paid prostitutes to urinate on him in a Moscow hotel room.
And the same leaked diplomatic cables which revealed Sir Kim’s damaging comments about President Trump, in which he called his administration ‘inept’, also showed that Sir Kim backed Mr Steele’s dossier, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
Asked if Mr Steel, was ‘legit’, Sir Kim had replied: ‘Absolutely’.
Steele, who runs a private intelligence firm, had supplied the dossier to an outside company used by Hillary Clinton’s election committee. MORE HERE