Mar 22, 2017 - Politics & Policy

House Intel Chair: "I have a duty" to tell Trump about surveillance reports

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes stunned Washington on Wednesday by saying a source told him intelligence reports are circulating featuring Trump team communications that were "incidentally collected" after the election. He then spoke to reporters at the White House.

Nunes explained why he briefed Trump, whose campaign is being investigated by the FBI: "Because what I saw had nothing to do with Russia and the Russian investigation. It has everything to do with possible surveillance activities and the president needs to know these intelligence reports are out there and I have a duty to tell him that."

Next up: Nunes said he hopes to have more information by Friday, and that intelligence agencies are cooperating.

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