It has been reported that Donald Trump has deep ties to Russia in a shocking, but unverified, dossier of memos, which claims that Russia has been 'cultivating, supporting and assisting' the president-elect.

A former British intelligence officer, who, according to CNN, has 'past work that US intelligence officials consider credible', put together a dossier of memos, which BuzzFeed News published in full alongside this statement:

"A dossier making explosive - but unverified - allegations that the Russian government has been "cultivating, supporting and assisting" President-elect Donald Trump for years and gained compromising information about him has been circulating among elected officials, intelligence agents, and journalists for weeks.

The dossier, which is a collection of memos written over a period of months, includes specific, unverified and potentially unverifiable allegations of contact between Trump aides and Russian operatives, and graphic claims of sexual acts documented by the Russians. CNN reported Tuesday that a two-page synopsis of the report was given to President Barack Obama and Trump.

Now BuzzFeed News is publishing the full document so that Americans can make up their own minds about allegations about the president-elect that have circulated at the highest levels of the US government."

One of the memos, which has since gone viral on social media, claims that Russian intelligence officers are seemingly planning to blackmail Trump after he allegedly hired a number of sex workers to perform 'golden showers' for him.

The report claims that the hotel used was rigged with cameras and microphones. It was also, allegedly, a bed the Obama's had previously slept in.

It's important to remember that these claims are unsubstantiated and that Trump has declared them 'fake news'. He and his attorney have both spoken out to blast the 'ridiculous' claims.

Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen, told the Mic: "It's so ridiculous on so many levels. Clearly, the person who created this did so from their imagination or did so hoping that the liberal media would run with this fake story for whatever rationale they might have."

Source: CNN, Buzzfeed News and the Mic

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Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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