The memo, which was prepared by Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, claims that the Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance of Carter Page, a Trump campaign adviser, was politically motivated and based on incorrect information. Democrats said the Republican memo mischaracterised highly sensitive classified information and was meant to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of potential collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation.
In a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the White House said it could not release the Democrats' memo because the Justice Department "has identified portions.which it believes would create especially significant concerns for the national security and law enforcement interests". The memo, authored by Republican committee chairman Devin Nunes, is the equivalent of a partisan opinion piece.
White House spokesman Raj Shah said the president "will respond soon" with his decision to the House intelligence committee.
But Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., told Fox News the Democrats' document "bolsters" the FBI's credibility in the Russian Federation probe.
Last week, the Republican memo from the House intelligence committee provided the first formal government confirmation of a secret FISA warrant on Page and several other key details. And the House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Monday to do just that. If FISA is to survive, it will require a clean sweep of top officials at the FBI, Justice Department and other intelligence agencies, all of whom played a role in perpetuating the scandal for almost two years.
"That was one piece of the puzzle that they had to basically show the court in order to get this FISA", Entous said. He was working for the Fusion GPS opposition research firm and was paid by the Democratic National Committee and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign committee.
South Africa beat India by five wickets in 4th ODI
It was a like T20 game which worked in South Africa's favour as their batsmen got the freedom to play go after the Indian bowlers. Chloe Tryon took two wickets giving 48 runs, while Ayabonga Khaka, Raisibe Ntozakhe and Dane van Niekerk took one wicket each.
Steele's reported ideological and financial motivations were not revealed to the court that granted the (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance) FISA warrant.
Schiff is constantly talking to reporters at The New York Times and other liberal dailies. But Democrats and Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who helped draft the GOP memo, have said it shouldn't be used to undermine the special counsel.
House Republicans and Democrats spent Tuesday arguing about the contents of their dueling memos as they awaited Mr. Trump's review.
The question now, according to a separate official, is less about whether or not the memo will be released and more about what will be redacted from it. A spokesperson for Republican Senator Rob Portman says they don't have information on the President's proposal for staging a military parade but the senator supports efforts to thank the military.
In October 2016, the FBI was granted a FISA warrant to launch a surveillance investigation on former Trump campaign volunteer Carter Page.
But Schiff is less eager to see any information that may go against the Democrats' Trump-Russia narrative released.
Otto had been in North Korea on an organized tour when he was arrested for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. According to South Korea's presidential Blue House, Moon responded: "Let us make preparations to realize the meeting".
Sochi 2014 hosted the inaugural Olympic team event when Russian Federation won the gold medal followed by Canada and the USA. She is still relatively inexperienced when it comes to worldwide competition, however, she is favored to earn a medal.
Tesla initially planned on doing a coast-to-coast autonomous drive in the United States by the end of 2017 but that didn't happen. According to the revised data ... it will take the Tesla about 18.8 months to complete one trip around the sun.
Vice President Pence said Friday after Porter's resignation that the Trump administration has "no tolerance" for domestic abuse . Wallace questioned the women in the White House after not resigning after abuse allegations of a White House aide.
Altman had to let James know the front office understood the roster problems - and wanted his input as they set out to fix it.4. Lebron will likely leave Cleveland at the end of the season and the lack of players the Cavs had yesterday was laughable.
Newcastle boast the worst home record in the Premier League this season, winning just three of their 13 games at St. Rafa Benitez did well last season to take Newcastle back in the Premier League from the Championship League.
Also, North Korea sent its own cheerleader squad and an art troupe who are scheduled to perform in the Pyeongchang Winter Games. USA officials have been urging South Korea to be cautious in its rapprochement with the North.
The unified Korean team marches in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. Choi and other volunteer helpers at the Games were urged to avoid the topic that another Olympics guest, U.S.
PM @narendramodi had a very cordial meeting with His Majesty King of Jordan immediately upon arrival in Amman . Following the visit, Modi tweeted that "Abu Ammar [Afafat] was one of the greatest world leaders".
Whatever our dreams of exploring the final frontier might be, the economics simply don't make sense when it costs that much. Opinions as to what the object was vary, with some speculating that it was the Falcon Heavy, the most recent SpaceX launch.
Aguero hits four as City storm 16 points clear
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will reportedly quit Manchester City later in his career in order to play in the MLS. Leicester City haven't had an ideal start to 2018, particularly in the league , where they've won just one of their last four.
Trump ends second USA govt shutdown in weeks
Late on Thursday, as Senator Paul continued to delay the vote, the White House said it was preparing for a possible shutdown. It was unclear which agencies would close on Friday if the shutdown continued into the working day.
Israel goes mad after Syria shoots down its F-16
Across the border the event was taken as a victory, with dozens of Lebanese celebrating and waving Hezbollah's flag. The remains of a missile that landed in the southern Lebanese village of Kaoukaba on February 10.
Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire
Air raid sirens had gone off in Israel in the early hours of the morning following the UAV interception and raids. That prompted Israel to unleash a dozen retaliatory strikes on both Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria.
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Tottenham v Arsenal
Languishing in sixth place in the Premier League , Wenger's side are however just four points behind fifth placed Tottenham . He didn't have the best of games against Liverpool but was on hand to dispatch the second penalty and earn Spurs a draw .