April 6, 2017 House Intelligence Committee Chair Steps Aside Amid Ethics Complaints

House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes announces he will temporarily step aside from leading the Russia investigation pending ethics complaints filed against him.  Nunes has come under fire from both sides of the political aisle following a clandestine visit to the White House grounds to view classified information on “incidental surveillance” of Trump campaign staff members then briefing Trump on the materials already under the control of the White House.  The episode calls into question Nunes’s ability to conduct a fair investigation independent of the Executive Branch’s influence.

By | 2017-06-25T19:31:35+00:00 May 6th, 2017|

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