Bank hands over Fusion GPS records to House panel
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A bank has reportedly handed over a series of financial records from intelligence firm Fusion GPS after the firm pushed to prevent the documents from being given to Congress.

The release of the documents was in response to a subpoena from the House Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and ties to the Trump campaign.

A congressional lawyer said Friday that TD Bank "produced all remaining responsive documents" to the House Intelligence Committee under the terms of a confidential settlement, CNN reported.


The handover of the 70 documents comes after a federal judge on Thursday dismissed the firm's protests to the documents being turned over to Congress.

Fusion GPS has argued that records turned over to Congress are likely to leak, potentially exposing their clients' identities, violating the firm's First Amendment rights and damaging their business.

The firm said on Thursday it would appeal the judge's ruling

Fusion GPS had contracted former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele for research that later became part of a dossier of unverified claims about President TrumpDonald TrumpNorth Carolina Senate passes trio of election measures 14 Republicans vote against making Juneteenth a federal holiday Border state governors rebel against Biden's immigration chaos MORE's ties to Russia.

Trump and other Republicans have since slammed the dossier as politically motivated, claims that the intelligence firm has dismissed.

Fusion GPS officials have hit back at House Republicans, saying they do not believe the dossier led to the federal probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia's election meddling.