( Daily Mail ) Hillary Clinton has defended her campaign for paying for the infamous Steele dossier into Donald Trump.

The former presidential candidate told Trevor Noah on the Daily Show that ‘of course’ there is a difference between paying for that information and colluding with Russia to influence the 2016 election.

Clinton said the dossier was simply ‘opposition research’ and pointed to the fact that it was not public knowledge during the election.

…Speaking about the dossier, Clinton said: ‘It was research that started by a Republican donor during the primary, and then when Trump got the nomination for the Republican Party, the people doing it came to my campaign lawyer [Marc Elias] and said, “would you like us to continue it?”

‘He said yes. He’s an experienced lawyer, he knows what the law is, he knows what opposition research is.

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