These two statements don't add up.
i'm going to try to be respectful and post only info that can be verified.
when I found out that McCain collaborated with Christopher Steele and the Russians who he worked with (spies from 2 separate foreign powers) to create and push the fake "Steele Dossier"
There is no way to "know" the Steele dossier was fake. In fact, that which can be corroborated, has checked out.
Right wingers (and especially libertarians) like to go on and on about "honor", yet they always turn out to cheat around the edges.
I don't take it personal; I think you guys lie to yourselves.
Probably worth a separate thread, but, OK How bout you provide some links to this so called corroboration? Here is what I know, from this link: http://www.newsweek.com/trump-russia-do ... now-777116
Verified: The Kremlin targeted educated youth and swing state voters during its cyber attacks in the 2016 campaign.
• The dossier said educated youth and swing voters were a central target in the Kremlin's campaign of fake news and social media chaos, with the hope of cultivating their anti-establishment anger against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. This has been proven by congressional investigations into Russia’s misinformation campaigns during the election, which also showed the cyber attacks were broadly aimed at a variety of voters, with the intent to sow divisions on heated political topics.
• The Kremlin also successfully tricked American activists on the far-right and left into attending protests and signing up for self-defense classes in an effort to accentuate social discord, according to numerous media reports and analysis of Russian social media posts.
Not proven: Trump is open to blackmail due to illicit sexual activities in Russia.
• The dossier's most infamous claim came down to two words: Golden shower. As in, the allegation that the Kremlin blackmailed Trump with footage of prostitues he hired in Moscow performing a "golden shower" urination on a hotel bed that former President Barack Obama and filst Lady Michelle Obama once slept in. The so-called "pee tape" has not surfaced and there is still zero indication that it even exists.
Not Proven: Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page met with Igor Sechin, a Putin ally who is the head of Rosneft.
• The dossier claimed Page held secret meetings in Moscow with Igor Sechin, a Putin ally who is the head of Rosneft.
• Page vehemently denied that he met with Sechin. But in November, the House Intelligence Committee released a transcript of Page’s congressional testimony revealing he had in fact met with other Rosneft officials, including Sechin's subordinate Andrey Baranov, during a trip to Moscow in 2016.
• So while Page met with representatives of Rosneft, he didn’t meet with who Steele claimed. Regardless, there has been no illegality to any of these meetings anyway.
Not Proven:: The dossier said Azeri businessman Araz Agalarov knew the details about business bribes Trump had allegedly paid in Russia, as well as Trump's alleged sexual exploits there.
• Evidence of the bribes and sexual activities has never surfaced, but the connections between Trump and fellow billionaire are now well-established. Agalarov and his pop singer son Emin have known Trump for years, and both men worked with Trump on the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow in 2013.
Not proven: Russia had been cultivating Trump for years, or at all.
• The dossier said Russia’s government has been cultivating, supporting and assisting Trump as a political candidate for at least five years ahead of his campaign. While it has been proven that Russia made numerous attempts to connect with officials in the Trump campaign during the campaign, there is no proof that Putin’s regime was in touch with Trump before that.
Not proven: Trump was offered real estate deals in Russia and turned them down.
• The Kremlin allegedly had been offering lucrative real estate deals to Trump to help win him over, but he rejected them for reasons unknown, according to the dossier. Since its publication, it has been revealed that the Trump Organization was discussing a possible Trump Tower Moscow project in 2015, during the Republican primaries. But the fact that Trump’s lawyer Cohen emailed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s personal spokesman in 2016 begging for help with the stalled construction plan suggests that projects in Russia were not as easy or well-established for Trump as the dossier suggested. The email from Cohen to Putin’s spokesman Dimitry Peskov was sent to a generic email address, making it appear unlikely the men were in close contact through private channels. Trump Tower Moscow never happened, and there is no evidence of any other Trump deals with the Kremlin being considered in recent years.
Not proven: Trump's lawyer worked as an intermediary between Trump and Russia.
• Specific claims about Cohen, such as the allegation that he traveled to Prague in August 2016 to meet with Kremlin associates, have not been substantiated. Cohen has repeatedly denied the claims and provided reporters with photos of his passport to show he had never traveled to meet with Russian officials.
So, Yes, sure, one vague claim about the "Russians" trying to influence the 2016 has been "verified" Hardly proof or collusion or any nefarious activities on Trump's part.
If you have better info or sources, please provide it.