House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to remove Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee for Nunes’ decision to release the memo detailing alleged misconduct by senior Justice Department and FBI officials.
Pelosi wrote in her letter to Speaker Ryan:
The decision of Chairman Nunes and House Republicans to release a bogus memo has taken the GOP’s cover-up campaign to a new, completely unacceptable extreme.
Both the DOJ and FBI oppose releasing the Nunes memo. As the Department of Justice warned, the public release of the memo would be an “unprecedented action” and “extraordinarily reckless.” The FBI also expressed that the agency has “grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy.”
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