Dianne Feinstein, a senior Democrat senator, this week released a 312-page transcript of previously secret testimony given to Congress by Glenn Simpson, founder of Fusion GPS, as part of the official inquiry into Mr Trump's alleged links to Russian Federation.
The dossier contains unverified claims that Cohen and Trump had suspicious connections with Russian figures. The California senator-sneakily-suggested to the president that he agree to first doing a clean bill to legalize immigrants protected by the DACA order, and then move onto "comprehensive immigration reform" that would include the president's security concerns.
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The dossier was written by a former British intelligence officer, Christopher Steele, under commission by the American political research shop Fusion GPS.
We strongly believed that publishing the disputed document whose existence we and others were reporting was in the public interest. Chuck Grassley, the committee's chairman, calling on him to release the transcript of the committee's interview with Simpson, but Grassley refused to do so.
There are other variations on this theme, but central to all of them was the idea that without Fusion there would be nothing, and that we would know this if only we could know what Simpson said to the Senate investigators.
That part of the law specifically gives the USA government the power to get access to communications, such as emails or phone calls, of foreigners outside the United States who may be plotting a terrorist attack but does not allow the government to target Americans.
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He declined to say whether he has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is directing the FBI's investigation of Russia's activities in the election.
He said that he and Trump "don't talk about" the Russian Federation investigations.
The dossier, which contains a number of unsubstantiated allegations against President Trump, has generated substantial controversy across the political landscape. "Why waste time talking about something that's not legitimate", he said.
Mr Trump has withheld his tax returns from public scrutiny in the USA but because the situation is more open in Britain, it enabled investigators to examine more close his business deals.
Whether McCain knew that Fusion GPS was behind the dossier or that it was partially funded by Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee was not clear.
Mr. Simpson is the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the research firm hired to gather information on then-candidate Donald Trump.
Donald Trump has said it "seems unlikely" that he would give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.