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Nunes Leaving House to Work for Trump

Former president hires a defender to run his new social media enterprise

(Newser) - Rep. Devin Nunes had his eye on the chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee—assuming Republicans win the House next year. Instead, he's resigning from office to become chief executive officer of the Trump Media and Technology Group, per NBC . "Congressman Devin Nunes is a fighter and...

Twitter: Trump's DOJ Tried to Unmask Nunes Parody Account

Biden administration has since withdrawn grand-jury subpoena trying to get info on @NunesAlt

(Newser) - Trump ally Devin Nunes has had a frustrating time in his attempts to find out who's behind various parody accounts that have long been insulting and poking fun of him. Now, a newly unsealed court document reveals that last November after the election, Twitter received a secret grand-jury subpoena...

Twitter Locks Devin Nunes' Account After Log-In Flub

Social media site says someone who tried to log on to Nunes' account failed anti-spam puzzle

(Newser) - For a short while this week, Twitter thought Devin Nunes wasn't human—a mistake it has since remedied. The New York Post reports that the California congressman or someone on his staff tried to log on to his Twitter account, but the person attempting the sign-in wasn't able...

Trump to Give Prestigious Honor to 2 Political Allies

Devin Nunes, Jim Jordan will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

(Newser) - President Trump is set to present one of the nation's highest civilian honors to two of his most outspoken congressional allies, California Rep. Devin Nunes and Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, as he looks to reward loyalists with just over two weeks left in his term, per the AP . A...

Parody Cow to Devin Nunes: 'Good Moooos'

Judge rules congressman can't sue Twitter over insulting accounts

(Newser) - A judge has delivered a blow to California Rep. Devin Nunes in ruling that he can't sue Twitter over insults posted by a fake internet cow . In a Friday decision, Judge John Marshall of Virginia wrote that Twitter was "immune from the defamation claims" under a federal law...

Nunes: If You're Healthy, 'It's a Great Time to Just Go Out'

California Republican's advice clashed with what health agencies are recommending

(Newser) - Dining out is no longer an option in California—ditto Ohio and Illinois—but Rep. Devin Nunes, who hails from that state, pushed Americans to do that very thing on Sunday. In a Fox News appearance on Sunday Morning Futures, the Republican emphasized the need for Americans to "stop...

New Impeachment Evidence Ties Parnas to Top Nunes Aide

Derek Harvey was in frequent contact with indicted Giuliani associate; Nunes hasn't commented

(Newser) - If you thought we were done hearing from Lev Parnas , you were wrong. The former associate of Rudy Giuliani has been making the media rounds , accusing President Trump and other big names of being directly involved in the pressure campaign against Ukraine's president to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden—...

Giuliani's Phone Records Revealed in Impeachment Report

They show he was in frequent contact with Devin Nunes, White House, Lev Parnas

(Newser) - The new report from Democrats compiling evidence on impeachment revealed contact between President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and California Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the intelligence committee, the AP reports. The report released Tuesday—which, CNN reports, the House Intelligence Committee voted Tuesday night to approve...

Nunes Could Face His Own Ukraine Investigation

Republican denies meeting with former Ukraine prosecutor for dirt on Biden

(Newser) - An ethics investigation could await Rep. Devin Nunes after an allegation surfaced that the Republican met with a former Ukranian prosecutor in an attempt to dig up damaging information about Joe Biden. An attorney for Lev Parnas said the ex-prosecutor told Parnas that he met with Nunes in Vienna last...

Now in Spotlight Over Alleged Meeting With Ukrainian: Devin Nunes

Lawyer: Giuliani associate Lev Parnas will testify to Congress on alleged Nunes' meet with Shokin

(Newser) - The lawyer for a Soviet-born businessman and associate of Rudy Giuliani who was arrested last month on campaign finance charges says his client will comply with a subpoena to talk to Congress about an alleged meeting one of its own had in in late 2018 in an attempt to dig...

Fox Hosts Have Advice for Trump Before Hearings
Fox Hosts Advised Against It.
Trump Weighs In Anyway
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Fox Hosts Advised Against It. Trump Weighs In Anyway

It's a big day on Capitol Hill for the proceedings

(Newser) - President Trump on Tuesday weighed in on the resumption of impeachment hearings, though two Fox News hosts had advised him to refrain. "What is going on is a disgrace and it’s an embarrassment to our nation,” Trump told reporters, per the Hill . His Twitter feed also filled...

Army May Move Vindman for Safety
Vindman
Reminds 
Nunes of
His Rank

Vindman Reminds Nunes of His Rank

Also, Army may move him and family to military base for protection

(Newser) - The Army is looking into the possibility of moving impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and his family onto a military base to make sure they're safe, reports the Wall Street Journal . The Ukraine native, who's testifying Tuesday, has been the subject of much online vilification from supporters...

In Real Time, Trump Tweet Is Focal Point in Testimony

President slams ex-ambassador Yovanovitch Friday, and she is asked to respond

(Newser) - Day two of the public impeachment hearings featured an oddity. Marie Yovanovitch , the former US ambassador to Ukraine, was asked to respond in real time to a Friday morning tweet from Trump in which he criticized her. Details and coverage:
  • Trump: "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad," he
...

Schiff Tells GOP 'No' on Whisteblower Testimony

Evidence makes that 'redundant,' Democratic chairman says

(Newser) - House Republicans submitted the names of people on Saturday they want to call as witnesses in the impeachment inquiry. The whistleblower was on the list. Democrat Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has answered that there's no point, because evidence and testimony have more than confirmed the...

Intel Chief Backs Whistleblower's Actions

Joseph Maguire testifies before Congress

(Newser) - President Trump has questioned the patriotism of the intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint against him, but the acting director of national intelligence feels otherwise. "I think the whistleblower did the right thing," Joseph Maguire said Thursday during testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, per Reuters . "...

Devin Nunes Was Bugged by a Parody Cow. Now It's Worse

@DevinCow has more followers than the California rep does

(Newser) - Devin Nunes' Cow might have had only 1,200 followers as of Monday, but GOP Rep. Devin Nunes had tired of the insults it had been dishing out since August 2017. So he sued it, Twitter, and a couple of other accounts for $250 million on Monday , claiming Twitter...

Insulted Congressman Sues Twitter for $250M

Rep. Devin Nunes says site is biased against conservatives

(Newser) - Republican Rep. Devin Nunes is tired of being insulted by Twitter accounts like Devin Nunes' Cow , which calls him a "lil' treasonous cowpoke," and the now-suspended Devin Nunes' Mom . In a $250 million lawsuit against the website and some of its users, including the "Cow" and "...

Devin Nunes' California Dairy Farm Is Actually in Iowa

'Esquire' digs in, finds a lot of paranoia related to undocumented immigrants

(Newser) - One fact seems to emerge in every profile of Devin Nunes, the powerful GOP chair of the House Intelligence Committee and one of President Trump's staunchest defenders: As the familiar story goes, Nunes' family runs a dairy farm in California, and that farming background is central to his very...

Nunes Talks About Protecting Trump on Leaked Audio
Nunes Talks About Protecting
Trump on Leaked Audio
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Nunes Talks About Protecting Trump on Leaked Audio

Rachel Maddow aired portions of the recordings, made at a closed-door fundraiser

(Newser) - "If Sessions won't unrecuse and Mueller won't clear the president, we're the only ones. Which is really the danger." That was just some of what House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes said in audio recorded at a private July 30 fundraiser in Spokane, Wash., and...

House Panel on Russia: 'No Evidence' Trump Campaign Colluded

But Dems say probe into Russian election interference was sloppy, wrapped up too quickly

(Newser) - House Intelligence Committee Republicans have released their final findings on Russian interference in the 2016 US election, ending a yearlong probe, per the Washington Post . The heavily redacted 253-page report puts President Trump and his cohorts generally in the clear, noting the panel found "no evidence that the Trump...

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