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  1. Trump Throws Word Salads at California Wildfire CrisisTrump seems to be expressing solidarity with anti-environmental California Republicans like his friend Devin Nunes, who thinks rivers are an outrage.
  2. russia investigation
    Newly Disclosed FISA Applications Disprove ‘Witch Hunt’ Claims From Trump, NunesNew documents show that the infamous Nunes memo fudged key facts about the start of the Russia investigation — though Trump is claiming the opposite.
  3. House Republicans Are Trying to Thwart Dem Russia ProbeHouse Intel chairman Devin Nunes is denying Democrats use of conference rooms, among other things, in hopes of crippling their Russia probe.
  4. the national interest
    President Trump Is Taking Control of the Mueller Probe in SlicesHow “salami tactics” are relentlessly whittling down the independence of the Justice Department and the rule of law.
  5. Trump’s Lawyer Invited to Classified Briefing on Investigation of TrumpFor some reason, Emmet T. Flood was invited to an intelligence briefing on the role an FBI informant played in the probe into Trump’s campaign.
  6. Paul Ryan: ‘Oversight of the Executive Branch’ Means Kneecapping MuellerAn insanely dishonest rationale for the House Speaker to help Trump subvert the law.
  7. The FBI’s Trump Campaign Informant: What You Need to KnowA brief guide to the latest dustup between President Trump and the intelligence community.
  8. Mueller (Quietly) Keeps Turning Up the HeatRecent court filings by the special counsel’s office in the Russia saga paint a picture very different than the one GOP critics are trying to sell.
  9. 4 GOP Senators Call for Second Special Counsel to Investigate FBIRepublicans still suspect the FBI misused the Steele dossier, despite the dearth of evidence for that charge in Devin Nunes’s infamous memo.
  10. the national interest
    Devin Nunes’s Russia Investigation Had No SuspectsAmerica’s least curious investigator believes nobody could have colluded with Russia.
  11. House Republicans Conclude Pretend Russia Investigation, Declare Trump InnocentNow Devin Nunes can search for the real colluders.
  12. Democrats Release Declassified Rebuttal to Nunes MemoThe new memo details the various ways the Nunes memo was misleading or outright wrong.
  13. The Nunes Memo Is Fake and the Russia Scandal Is Very RealWeeks later, a rebuttal destroys the Republican claim that the Deep State is conducting a witch hunt.
  14. Devin Nunes Has His Own Conservative Content FarmAnd the memo-hawking GOP congressman is calling it his “online magazine.”
  15. Trump Will Not Release Democrat’s Rebuttal MemoThe president is suddenly a lot more concerned about the opinions of law enforcement officials.
  16. Report: House Intel Republicans to Build a Literal Wall Between GOP, Dem AidesRepublicans are getting at least one big beautiful wall in 2018.
  17. Frank Rich: The GOP Has Become the Anti-Law Enforcement PartyTrump’s assault on Justice and the FBI merely heightens the party’s dangerous anti-government toxins.
  18. Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the Devin Nunes Memo and Russia […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the Devin Nunes memo released by Republicans last week […]
  19. Nunes: Fine, the FBI Didn’t Lie, But Its Font Was Too SmallThe author of the famous memo scales back his accusation.
  20. ‘The Memo’ Follows the Republican Plan to Destroy Neutral AuthorityThe FBI joins the media, academia, budget forecasters, scientists, and other subjects of right-wing attack.
  21. Report: Nunes Wants to Publish As Many As 5 More MemosHe also swears there is a Hillary-funded wolf on the hill. Really.
  22. The Backward Logic of the Nunes MemoRepublicans argue any investigators who think Trump might be compromised by Russia must be biased against him.
  23. Trump Decided to Release the Memo Because People on TV Told Him To: ReportsCable news coverage and talks with Sean Hannity convinced him that the Nunes memo should be declassified, before he’d even read it.
  24. White House: Trump Plans to Approve Release of Russia MemoTrump thinks the document will help convince people that the Russia investigation is a “witch hunt.”
  25. Nunes Could Accomplish the Hard Task of Making Himself Vulnerable Back HomeThe House Intelligence Committee chairman is from a pretty safe red district. But he’s going out of his way to paint a bull’s-eye on his own back.
  26. Republicans: If Poor Carter Page Can Be Wiretapped, Who Among Us Is Safe?The secret memo is apparently motivated only to safeguard civil liberties, not to protect Trump.
  27. Samantha Bee on the SOTU, Russia Investigation, and Devin Nunes Memo: […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee recaps Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “Rumor had it this would be […]
  28. Dems Say Nunes Altered Memo Sent to White House, Making It an Even Bigger ShamAdam Schiff says lawmakers must vote on the “substantive” changes. Nunes says that’s a “distraction” — from his effort to undermine Mueller.
  29. FBI Agent Accused of Fatal Anti-Trump Bias May Have Helped Him Win the ElectionDid Peter Strzok help tilt the election to Trump and then make up for it by inventing the Russia-collusion story? Probably not!
  30. FBI Director Opposes Release of ‘False’ Nunes MemoThe Bureau has “grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy.”
  31. russia probe
    Trump Overheard Saying He’ll ‘100 Percent’ Release the Nunes MemoCameras caught Trump reassuring a GOP lawmaker at the State of the Union, hours after the White House had denied that he’d decided to make it public.
  32. House GOP Votes to #ReleaseTheMemo GOP Wrote to Discredit Russia ProbeRepublicans on the House Intelligence Committee decided a Democratic memo rebutting their claims should remain under wraps.
  33. The GOP’s FBI Conspiracy Theory Just Got Even DumberLooks like the FBI wasn’t corrupted by a “secret society” of Hillary Clinton supporters, after all.
  34. Paul Ryan Is the Silent Partner in Trump’s War on the Rule of LawThe House Speaker isn’t just watching this happen. He is directing the action. And nobody ever asks him about it.
  35. Why an Unreleased 4-Page Memo From Devin Nunes Is Causing a Frenzy on the RightThe memorandum, written by Nunes staff members, has the conservative media fired up. But if it’s really so explosive why isn’t it public?
  36. The Susan Rice Scandal Is Based on ‘Absolutely Nothing’: ReportAnd House Republicans know it. But they’re going to keep investigating it anyway.
  37. Lawmakers Say Classified Docs Don’t Support Nunes’s Surveillance ClaimsA bipartisan group of lawmakers sees no scandal in the documents that led the White House to accuse Obama of something “worse than Watergate.”
  38. Devin Nunes Steps Aside From Russia InvestigationNunes will leave the gig to spend more time defending himself against ethics charges.
  39. Devin Nunes Isn’t a Joke Back HomeThe much-derided chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is not in any kind of tangible political trouble in his conservative district.
  40. the national interest
    House Republicans to Trump: Steal All You WantWe interrupt the House Republican “civil war” to bring you a supposedly independent branch working for the president.
  41. Nunes Admits He Briefed Trump on Information Confirmed by the White HouseWhy did the House Intelligence Committee chairman rush to tell the president about information his staffers already had?
  42. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Probes Trump’s Approval Rating and Post-Health-Care-Fail InitiativeWhat’s next, selling our internet history and data? Oh, wait.
  43. Oops! Congressman ‘Misspoke’ When He Said House Intel Chair ‘Works for’ TrumpFlorida Representative Ted Yoho momentarily forgot that congresspeople are elected by the people, not the president.
  44. White House Officials Alerted Nunes to Incidental Surveillance of Trump TeamLast week, Nunes directed attention away from his own investigation into Russia by suggesting that Trump’s team had been improperly surveilled.
  45. Devin Nunes Seems to Have Paralyzed the House Intelligence Committee“Effectively, what has happened is the committee’s oversight, the oversight of our national intelligence apparatus, has come to a halt.”
  46. Trump Asked for Veto Power Over Sally Yates’s Testimony at Russia HearingThe former acting attorney general refused — then, Devin Nunes canceled her hearing.
  47. Trump Would Prefer That the House Intelligence Committee Investigate ClintonHe tweeted amid increasing scrutiny of Republican Devin Nunes’s handling of the Russia probe.
  48. Nunes Had Secret White House Meeting Before Claiming Trump Team Was SurveilledLast week, the GOP lawmaker suggested the intelligence community mistreated Trump’s team. The night before, he met with a source at the White House.
  49. Schiff Says Nunes Canceled Russia Hearing to Protect TrumpThe Republican House Intelligence chair abruptly canceled an open hearing Friday. The committee’s ranking Democrat cries foul.
  50. Republican Leading Russia Investigation Admits ‘Duty and Obligation’ to TrumpDevin Nunes, who worked on the Trump transition, is having trouble letting go of old allegiances.
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