Intelligence chiefs last week presented America's incoming 45th president, as well as outgoing President Barack Obama, with a two-page synopsis according to CNN and The New York Times, who cited multiple unnamed US officials with direct knowledge of the meeting.
The dossier was originally compiled by a former British MI-6 intelligence operative hired by other US presidential contenders to do political "opposition research" on Trump in the middle of last year, according to CNN.
Trump was reportedly informed of the existence of the dossier -- and its salacious details -- last Friday when he received a briefing from US intelligence chiefs on alleged Russian interference in the presidential election.
CNN gave no details of the allegations because they had not yet been independently corroborated, however US media outlet Buzzfeed published, without corroborating its contents, a 35-page dossier of memos on which the synopsis was based.
The credibility and accuracy of the claims is still being investigated. Buzzfeed responded that it posted the full document in the interest of transparency, but its editor in chief Ben Smith acknowledged that "there is serious reason to doubt the allegations.Read more at I24 News