‘Hours of questioning’: Trump adviser calls on Durham to grill Hillary Clinton

An investigation of the origins of a probe into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has resulted in another criminal indictment.

Now, at least one top adviser to former President Donald Trump is calling on special counsel John Durham to shift his focus to 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Details of the latest indictment

Durham’s team announced an indictment this week against Russian-born Igor Danchenko, who served as a State Department researcher under former President Bill Clinton.

He was also one of the primary sources cited in an infamous dossier compiled by ex-British spy Christopher Steele.

That dossier, much of which has been disputed or disproven, was requested by Fusion GPS, an opposition research firm funded by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. It is also the document used as a justification to spy on Trump’s campaign.

Danchenko is facing charges of making false statements to the FBI about the sources of his information. Durham previously announced a similar indictment against former Perkins Coie attorney Michael Sussmann.

One of Danchenko’s sources was Charles Dolan Jr., a Democratic operative with ties to the Clintons and Russia, according to court documents.

Apparent ties to Clinton

Trump adviser Stephen Miller addressed the latest developments in a recent interview, arguing that Durham’s probe has revealed that a “deep state” operation to overthrow Trump’s president leads “right to the doorstep” of the Clinton campaign and the Democratic Party.

In response, he urged the special counsel to interview Hillary Clinton.

“I hope that Durham will investigate those links, and I hope he will take Hillary Clinton for hours of questioning,” Miller said. “And I hope that when Republicans, if they do take back the majority, will call Hillary and her senior aides up to Capitol Hill to decode this because this was a theft from the American people.”

He went on to argue that the only evidence of collusion relates to the Democratic National Committee and Russia in their shared objective to undermine the Trump administration.

It appears that the deeper Durham’s investigation digs, the closer all the evidence gets to the Clintons. Thus far, the former secretary of state has managed to evade serious repercussions — but it remains to be seen whether Durham has any other indictments up his sleeve.

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