March 1, 2018

NUNES BAD HABITS:

Senate Intelligence Leaders Say House G.O.P. Leaked a Senator's Texts (NICHOLAS FANDOS, MARCH 1, 2018, NY Times)

The Senate Intelligence Committee has concluded that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee were behind the leak of private text messages between the Senate panel's top Democrat and a Russian-connected lawyer, according to two congressional officials briefed on the matter.

Senator Richard M. Burr of North Carolina, the committee's Republican chairman, and Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat, were so perturbed by the leak that they demanded a rare meeting with Speaker Paul D. Ryan last month to inform him of their findings. They used the meeting with Mr. Ryan to raise broader concerns about the direction of the House Intelligence Committee under its chairman, Representative Devin Nunes of California, the officials said.

Always worth remembering that the Ethics Committee was unable to complete the investigation of his prior leaks because they weren't cleared to see the intelligence...

Posted by at March 1, 2018 8:04 PM

  

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