None of the newly learned information relates to the salacious allegations in the dossier but rather to conversations between foreign nationals. Though the sources would not confirm which specific conversations were intercepted or their content they do confirm that some of the conversations described in the dossier took place between the same individuals on the same days and from the same locations as detailed in the dossier.
This corroboration has given US intelligence and law enforcement "greater confidence" in the credibility of the dossier.
While US intelligence officials emphasize the conversations intercepted during routine intelligence gathering were solely between foreign nationals some of the individuals on the intercepted communications were known to the US intelligence community as "heavily involved" in collecting information damaging to Hillary Clinton and helpful to Donald Trump.
The officials say they still have not reached any judgment on whether the Russian government has any compromising information about Donald Trump nor did they comment on or confirm any alleged conversations or meetings between Russian officials and associates of then-candidate Trump.
Reached for comment this afternoon on the fact that the dossiers is proving to be a more reliable source of information than Trump and his administration had said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said...
"We continue to be disgusted by CNN's fake news reporting."
During the 2016 Presidential campaign U.S. intelligence officials briefed both President Obama and Trump on the dossier though Trump had denied having any knowledge of it or it's existence.