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Dem Rebuttal Memo to GOP Memo Released

'...failed to uncover any evidence of illegal, unethical, or unprofessional behavior'

(Newser) - The classified Democratic memo written in response to the classified Republican memo released three weeks ago has itself now been released after getting the go-ahead from President Trump on Saturday, CNN reports. The GOP memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes claimed the FBI abused its powers when it secured surveillance... More »

Trump: 'They're Laughing Their Asses Off in Moscow'

President is continuing his Twitter rant about Russian meddling

(Newser) - President Trump continued to vent his Saturday night fury over the Russia probe into Sunday, reports the AP , arguing that the Obama administration bears some of the blame, insisting that he never denied the election meddling, and declaring that "they are laughing their asses off in Moscow." In... More »

Dems React as Trump Blocks Memo: 'Hypocrisy at Its Worst'

President has sent Dems' memo back to HIC for revisions due to 'classified' and 'sensitive' passages

(Newser) - Earlier Friday, President Trump spoke to reporters about the 10-page Democratic rebuttal memo to the GOP memo alleging wrongdoing in the FBI and DOJ, noting that the Dem memo is "going to be released soon." "Soon" may be relative, however, as Trump, via a letter sent Friday... More »

Trump Will Release Classified Democratic Memo 'Soon'

It's rebuttal to classified GOP memo released by Trump last week

(Newser) - Last week, President Trump released a classified Republican memo detailing alleged wrongdoing by the FBI over the objections of both the FBI and Justice Department. Now, he's prepared to release the classified Democratic rebuttal to that memo, Politico reports. According to CNN , Trump told reporters Friday that the 10-page... More »

Lawmaker: House Intelligence Committee Is 'Absolute Poison'

Sources say committee will physically separate staffers based on political party

(Newser) - Republicans are finally going to build the wall. No, not that wall. Sources tell CBS News that Republicans in the House Intelligence Committee are planning to erect a "physical partition" in the spring to keep Democratic and Republican staffers separated. Some sources suggest the wall is the idea of... More »

New Trump Decision: Whether to Release Democrats' Memo

House intelligence panel votes to release it, but final decision is up to the president

(Newser) - President Trump has one more big decision to make in regard to "the memo." The House intelligence panel on Monday voted unanimously to make public the Democratic rebuttal to the GOP's memo on the Russia investigation. As with the original memo, the president now has five days... More »

Trump Attacks 'Little' Schiff After Brutal Op-Ed

Schiff said Trump would use FBI against political opponents

(Newser) - The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee has fallen into President Trump's crosshairs after attacking the president over the weekend. "Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington," Trump tweeted Monday, adding Schiff... More »

Schiff: Memo Trump Is Reviewing Was 'Secretly Altered'

A rep for Nunes counters the changes were cosmetic

(Newser) - The debate about whether to release a memo regarding FBI surveillance just took a twist: House Intelligence Committee ranking member Adam Schiff alleges the White House is debating the release of the wrong memo. In a letter sent to committee chair Devin Nunes, Schiff alleges that on Wednesday his staff... More »

Dem Moves to Stop Trump Profiting Off Secret Service

Amendment would ban spending at Trump's companies

(Newser) - A Democratic lawmaker from California has announced an amendment intended to prevent taxpayer dollars flowing from the Secret Service to President Trump's companies. US Rep. Adam Schiff's proposed amendment to the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, part of a spending package to fund... More »

Homeland Security Chief: Leaks 'Darn Close to Treason'

Plus, John Kelly, Clapper weigh in on Jared Kushner's alleged contact with Russia

(Newser) - Whoever is behind the leaks of intelligence Britain shared with the United States in the wake of the Manchester bombing is in dangerous territory, according to the secretary of Homeland Security. "I believe when you leak the kind of information that seems to be routinely leaked—high, high level... More »

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