Feb 10, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump: Democrats knew I'd have to reject their response memo

After President Trump declined last night to declassify the response that House Intelligence Democrats had prepared to the Nunes memo, he tweeted this morning that Democrats had sent him a document rife with "sources and methods" that they knew he'd have to reject or heavily redact.

Yes, but: Trump's criticisms echo the concerns voiced by Democratic officials and law enforcement agencies about the Nunes memo before its release. The FBI said in a rare statement that the agency had "grave concerns about material omissions of fact" in the Republican memo.

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