Devin Nunes wants to build a physical wall to block Democrats

A Republican memo written under the direction

According to the Post, GOP leaders in the House are "dispensing with the memo format" as a means to sway the national discourse, with some party leaders expressing regret over the whirlwind scandal that unfolded in recent weeks.

The memo written by House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes was an attempt to distract and discredit the investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller ["Trump views memo on the FBI as vindication", News, Feb. 4].

Democrats claim their memo will push back against central allegations of the Republicans' memo.

Rep. Devin Nunes last week did enormous damage to the credibility of the House intelligence committee he chairs when he released an inaccurate memo created to undermine the probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Trump ultimately green-lighted the memo's release, ignoring objections from Democrats and the Federal Bureau of Investigation that the document was deeply misleading. The president has until Saturday to decide his course of action on that counter memo. "I'm not part of that decision", Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas, who took over the committee's Russian Federation probe after Nunes was accused of running interference for the White House, told the outlet.

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She was promoted a year ago to the country's Politburo, the senior body of North Korea's communist party, as an alternate member. Moon went on to cite the example of the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships, where the two Koreas fielded a joint team.

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Warming ties between the Koreas could complicate Seoul's ties with Washington, which wants to maximize its pressures on Pyongyang. Landing without a valid visa, he was interrogated for five hours by North Korean customs officials and fined $500.

"What the Republicans did was poisonous to the investigation and we think clearing it up with our rebuttal memo is the best antidote". "And now the Democrats are doing their memo, and we're in memo hell".

"I swear to God I didn't know that", said Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Florida, when asked about the plan. "I'm all for transparency, but this whole exercise is transparently partisan". The White House is now reviewing a rebuttal memo authored by Democrats on the committee. Construction is expected to begin in the spring.

Ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who's had is fair share of public disagreement with Nunes, called the proposal "destructive". "It's absolute poison." Rooney added that an ongoing ethics investigation into the "entire Republican staff" on the committee over alleged leaks has only added to the pervasive sense of distrust.

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