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.
The Justice Department announced Wednesday evening that it will hold back-to-back meetings on Thursday to review classified information concerning a confidential intelligence source in the Russia investigation.
Officials at the Department of Justice are warning that House Intelligence Committee chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), is abusing the power of his position to collect government secrets that he can weaponize and use against Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
While Republicans point to the memo as proof that the FBI was out to get Trump's campaign via FISA court warrants, Maddow explained just how insane that argument is.
"They are risking the republic to protect the president. And for what? For tax cuts? To deregulate their friends and industry?"
In response to the mounting evidence against Donald Trump, Republicans have decided to wage war against the U.S. intelligence community instead of holding an increasingly guilty president accountable.
The congressman shredded his Republican colleagues for trading their integrity for the "momentary sugar high" of protecting Donald Trump.
"The point was they didn't care what was in the underlying documents. They wanted to make a political statement and feed the beast on Fox News."
The question is no longer whether the behavior of these Republicans is going to cause long-lasting damage to U.S. democracy – it's how much damage will it cause.
House Republicans are trying to cover-up Trump's Russia crimes by launching a new investigation of how the DOJ handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
GPS Fusion, founders of the firm that created the Trump dossier, refused to testify in response to a subpoena from the Republican Chairman of the House Intel Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), claiming that he doesn't have the authority to issue the subpoena.
Republicans in Congress are so angry about Trump negotiating with Democrats on DACA and immigration that they are dodging questions from reporters and avoiding the entire subject.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, blamed Democrats for the Steve Scalise shooting, claimed that 90% of the media are Democrats, and said that because of the threat posed to him Democrats he won't be holding town halls.
Nunes may have recused himself from the Russia investigation, but he continues to play a major role.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is still in charge of the House Intelligence Committee's ability to issue subpoenas in the Russia investigation, which means that the White House still someone in a position to interfere with the investigation.
Recusal means nothing to those close to this president, especially since they know the facts are increasingly pushing this presidency toward complete collapse.
Pitted against the US intel community (IC) we find a 'bullsh*t tornado' of what Rick Wilson calls "magic spells and rejected X-Files scripts."
Having Sally Yates testify, and being able to hear her testimony, would do much to restore the public’s trust in government.
"One congressional intelligence source described the requests made by [Susan Rice] as 'normal and appropriate' for officials who serve in that role to the president."
The House Committee on Ethics sent a letter Thursday, confirming that Rep. Devin Nunes is under investigation.