Feb 5, 2018 - Politics & Policy

House Intel committee votes to send Dems' memo for Trump's approval

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

The House Intelligence Committee has voted unanimously to release the Democratic response to a contentious Republican memo, which alleged FBI bias against President Trump and abuse of government surveillance powers, per Reuters. The committee previously voted not to release the Dems' memo.

What’s next: The White House will have five days to decide whether the document should be released, with Trump's decision potentially further inflaming partisan tensions over the FISA memo and the Russia probe.

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