Nunes Memo

Kirsten Powers on Trump's classified briefing: ‘This seems utterly corrupt to me’

Donald Trump held a special briefing today, where he asked the FBI and intelligence officials to present classified information about the Russian …

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Nunes memo aims at Russia probe, backfires on Trump and GOP

When the House Intelligence Committee finally did its dramatic reveal of the so-called Nunes memo, several things were immediately clear — and all were bad for committee chairman Devin Nunes and President Trump , the man his efforts were ultimately intended to benefit.<p>The push by Republican leaders …

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Trey Gowdy: ‘I don’t have a lot to show for the last seven years’

South Carolina Republican jokes his tenure in the House is ‘soon to be eight [years], if I make it — if I don’t get recalled’<p>Vice/YouTubeTrey Gowdy …

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The DOJ Is Being Sued After Withholding Information About Nunes Memo

The Daily Beast is suing the Department of Justice to “shed light” on the publication of the Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) memo and the subsequent edits …

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The Daily Beast sues Justice Department for records on Nunes memo

The Daily Beast announced Thursday that it is suing the Department of Justice for records about the decision to declassify a House GOP–written memo …

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The Department of Justice is facing a lawsuit over its shady handling of the Nunes memo

The Daily Beast is suing the Department of Justice to “shed light” on the publication of the Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) memo and the subsequent edits …

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The Daily Beast Sues Department Of Justice Over Nunes Memo

9:48 PM 04/05/2018<p>The Daily Beast has filed a lawsuit against the DOJ (Department of Justice) for not responding to their FOIA (Freedom of …

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The Justice Department is launching an investigation into the controversial Carter Page warrant

Republicans have pushed for an investigation since February.<p>The Justice Department launched an internal investigation on Wednesday into how the FBI got permission to spy on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.<p>Republicans have been pushing for some kind of investigation since February, after a …

World News

Was the FBI a Victim, An Accomplice, or Just Dumb?

FBI Director James Comey pauses while making a statement at FBI Headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Comey said the FBI will not …

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Sean Hannity: "I was actively involved" in the Trump campaign

SEAN HANNITY (HOST): You knew a lot of people on the Trump campaign.JESSE WATTERS: Yeah.HANNITY: I knew -- I was there, you know I was actively …

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Dems' 'attack' on Nunes memo a 'big fat dud'

A constitutional attorney insists that the much-hyped Democratic FISA memo has proven to be a "big fat dud."

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Opinion: The Nunes memo continues to backfire

Probes into Russia, Trump campaign<p>This appeared in Tuesday's Washington Post:<p>--<p>Republicans have conducted a campaign of misdirection and innuendo in a partisan effort to help President Donald Trump discredit the Justice Department and the FBI. There was already ample evidence of this before …

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Democrats satisfied with debunking of Devin Nunes memo

Rep. Jim Himes, member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Democratic memo rebutting the memo produced by Devin …

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MSNBC Contributor: Criticizing FBI, FL Deputies 'A High Crime and Misdemeanor'

Since the release of the Devin Nunes memo in early February, both Democrats and the media have pushed the narrative that Republicans have become the …

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Republican Lawmakers Are Human Shrug Emojis

They could try to solve the country's most pressing problems, but it's so much easier to do nothing.<p>With 17 people dead in a mass shooting at a Florida high school — a type of slaughter that has become disgustingly commonplace in America — and the nation in a crisis of conscience as we struggle to …

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The Nunes memo continues to backfire

REPUBLICANS HAVE conducted a campaign of misdirection and innuendo in a partisan effort to help President Trump discredit the Justice Department and the FBI. There was already ample evidence of this before Saturday. After the House Intelligence Committee finally released a Democratic response to …

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The simplest, most fundamental question about the Nunes memo still has no answer. Why?

There was one really important claim in the controversial Nunes memo that stood out like a sore thumb. Democrats swore up and down it wasn't true. One of them even said their rebuttal would address it.<p>Alas, it does not.<p>The Democratic memo does nothing to address the Nunes memo's claim that then-FBI …

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Confused About the Trump-Russia Probe? Read This Memo

If you feel lost amid the various smokescreens and conspiracy theories surrounding Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Donald Trump, his presidential campaign, his advisers and his family, then the memo the House Intelligence Committee minority released late Saturday afternoon may help …

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Trump Rants About “Terrible” Democrats After Release Of Response To Nunes Memo

Trump, of course, popped off on Twitter about it<p>Earlier this month, President Donald Trump (it is still weird to write that!) attempted to block the Democrats' response to the controversial Devin Nunes memo. After two weeks of stalling by Republicans, it was finally released yesterday—and perhaps …

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Democrats release information that destroys the Nunes memo

Remember how it landed with a thud, because even with its omissions and half-truths, the memo admitted that the FBI initiated a counterintelligence …

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Democrats Release Rebuttal to Nunes Memo

On Saturday, Democrats from the House Intelligence Committee released a rebuttal to the disputed memo that had been presented by Chairman Devin Nunes, which alleged that the FBI improperly obtained a FISA warrant for surveillance of former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page as part of the …

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Trump: 'We Have to Come Together as a Nation'

Eric Ortiz<p>Managing Editor<p>Eric Ortiz is the managing editor of Truthdig. A journalist and innovator with two decades in digital media, Ortiz founded …

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Raj Shah: Democratic memo failed to undercut Nunes memo

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Trump and Schiff Weigh In on Rebuttal to Nunes Memo

Democrats' rebuttal memo claims that FBI officials and Justice Department did not abuse government surveillance powers during the Russia …

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Worse Than Watergate: Part 3 — The Schiff Memo

On Saturday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released his memorandum in an attempt …

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The Democratic rebuttal to the Nunes memo tears it apart

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff brought receipts.<p>Late on Saturday afternoon, House Democrats surprised the country by releasing their rebuttal to the so-called Nunes memo — the document, prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), that has become a key part of the conservative argument that the FBI is biased …

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Schiff releases Democrats’ rebuttal to Nunes memo

Rep. Adam Schiff released the Democrats’ rebuttal memo to the Nunes memo, showing ‘ample probable cause to execute a search warrant on Carter Page,’ …

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Read: Democrats’ response to the Nunes memo was just released

Here’s the full text of the Schiff memo, with some redactions.<p>Earlier this month, Republicans released the Nunes memo, which alleged improprieties in the Department of Justice and the FBI’s surveillance of former Trump adviser Carter Page. But Democrats on the committee led by Rep. Adam Schiff …

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Read the Democratic memo here

<b>(CNN) —</b> The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo in redacted form that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses.<p>The memo was written by Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.<p>Trump earlier this month authorized the …

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Nunes vs. Schiff: Five key areas where they disagree

<b>(CNN) —</b> Was the application to obtain a FISA surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page a major FBI and Justice Department abuse that amounted to politically motivated surveillance? Or was it the proper extension of an FBI counterintelligence investigation into …

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