Thursday, March 23, 2017

Chairman Of U.S. Intel Committee Apologises On The Handling Of New Intel On Trump Team Surveillance. Critics And Oppoenents Are Not Impressed

The Hill: Pelosi: Intel chairman 'a stooge of the president'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hammered the Republican chairman of the Intelligence Committee on Thursday, saying Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is simply a “stooge” for President Trump who can’t be trusted to lead an unbiased investigation into ties between Russia and the White House.

Pelosi said Nunes “acted outside the circle of respect” for his responsibility as Intelligence chairman when he went Wednesday to the press and the president with new information surrounding the panel’s probe into Russian hacking of the 2016 election and possible surveillance of Trump's team — without telling the other members of the committee.

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More News On  Growing Criticism Of Rep. Devin Nunes' Handling Of New Information On Trump Team Surveillance

Nunes: I had 'a duty and obligation' to brief Trump -- The Hill
Intel Chairman Devin Nunes: Trump 'needed' to know about surveillance -- USA Today
House Intelligence chief: We don't know 'for sure' if Trump team was even on phone calls -- Business Insider
Nunes apologizes to House Intel Committee, member says -- CNN
Democrats critical of committee chairman’s handling of data on Trump -- SFGate
Nunes Puts Credibility of House Panel He Leads in Doubt -- New York Times
Nunes’s Trump Surveillance Claim May Damage Him Despite Apology -- Bloomberg
Top Democrat wants GOP House Intelligence Committee chair investigated after Trump briefing -- RT
Shut down Nunes’s investigation — and investigate him for leaking -- Washington Post editorial

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