Jan 21, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Devin Nunes won't show FBI the FISA abuses memo


Nunes leaves a meeting with House Intelligence Committee members. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has declined to show the FBI a memo he co-wrote which accuses the intelligence community of abusing FISA, the Daily Beast reports. The memo alleges that the FBI used the Steele dossier on Trump-Russia ties as a pretext to obtain FISA wiretaps against American citizens.

The backdrop: The classified memo has been thrust into the spotlight with House Republicans and right-wing media demanding that the Intel Committee #ReleaseTheMemo and make the allegations public.

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