House Intel chair says we've got a 'big problem' with the FBI if it used 'opposition research' to launch investigation of Trump
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show” that Tuesday’s bombshell report revealing that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign paid for the discredited dossier on President Donald Trump and Russia “is just the tip of the iceberg.”
Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, addressed The Washington Post’s report that Democrats paid for the research that went into crafting the report by retaining the research firm Fusion GPS. Noting that this piece of news is “a major scandal” for Clinton and her party, Nunes said “the only reason” this information came out was because the House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed documents from Fusion GPS.
“So, what else is Fusion GPS hiding? I imagine quite a bit," Nunes said. “So my guess is there’s a lot more here once we get to the bottom of it.”
“The press did everything they could to bury this. As you know, I’ve been relentlessly attacked for months. And now finally we’re just beginning to get the truth," Nunes added. "This is just the tip of
Another important issue that the committee is still trying to discern the answer to is whether or not the FBI and the Department of Justice "used this dossier" paid for by the Clinton campaign and the DNC to "open counterintelligence investigations into the opposing party" during a presidential election.
"That kind of stuff only happens in third-world countries," Nunes said. "And we’ve been asking DOJ and FBI whether or not they...
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