Washington( CNN) Hillary Clinton was unaware of the now-infamous dossier of accusations about Donald Trump and Russia prior to Buzzfeed’s publishing of the document the beginning of this year, a source familiar with the matter has told CNN.

The New York Times first reported on Wednesday that Clinton didn’t know about the dossier until it was published, citing two associates who discussed the matter with her.

The news comes a period after the existing legislation firm representative of Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee acknowledged it helped money opposition research on President Donald Trump that is likely resulted in the dossier.