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Adam Schiff Busts Devin Nunes For Illegal Coordination With Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that he wants to know if House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) leaked information to the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.


Transcript via NBC’s Meet The Press:


I want to bring up your counterpart, the Republican chairman of the committee, Devin Nunes. Something amazing that he admitted to earlier this week. Take a listen.



We had whistle blowers that came to us in late September of 2016 who talked to us about this laptop sitting up in New York that had additional emails on it. So good F.B.I. agents brought this to our attention. But what could we do with it?



For what it’s worth, September 26th of 2016 is when this laptop was discovered. And he says late September. So that doesn’t, I don’t think, meet the definition of whistle-blowing. Essentially it was, he immediately found out and told Devin Nunes. He said, “We in the Intelligence Committee.” Were you informed of this whistleblowing?


No. This is the first that we’ve heard about it. And it is deeply disturbing because if this was shared by New York field agents with Devin Nunes, was it also shared with Rudy Giuliani? Or did Devin Nunes do something which we have seen subsequently which is coordinate with the Trump team? Was this information shared by the committee with Rudy Giuliani or shared directly with them? We don’t know the answer but we hope the inspector general will find out.

Chuck Todd made an important distinction. With the FBI agents did was not whistleblowing. The FBI agents didn’t go through whistleblowing channels. They ran over to Devin Nunes and shared the information with him. They leaked information about an investigation to Nunes so that he could give it to the Trump campaign and use it in the media against Hillary Clinton. The same FBI agents may have also given this info to Rudy Giuliani.

Devin Nunes may have used illegally leaked information to coordinate with the Trump campaign.

If Democrats win back the House, it will come as no surprise if Devin Nunes comes under investigation for his role in the Russia scandal and subsequent cover-up. Everyone knows that Nunes is involved in the cover-up, but he may have also been involved in a crime.

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