House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes Reportedly Targeting Former CIA Director Brennan in Next Phase of Investigation

House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes Reportedly Targeting Former CIA Director Brennan in Next Phase of Investigation

The third “phase” of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes’ investigation into alleged abuses by the FBI and the Trump campaign will focus on former CIA Director John Brennan, among other Obama-era intelligence officials.  Brennan was the director of the CIA from March 2013 to January 2017, the end of President Obama term in office. In addition to Brennan, Nunes will also be focusing on President Obama’s first CIA Director Leon Panetta, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice, and former Ambassador…

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Devin Nunes, Controversial Congressman, Creates Own Media Outlet to Combat Mainstream Liberal Bias

Devin Nunes, Controversial Congressman, Creates Own Media Outlet to Combat Mainstream Liberal Bias

Controversial Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes has begun his own media outlet.  “The California Republican” is a news site dedicated to delivering “the best of U.S., California and Central Valley news, sports, and analysis.” Nunes has been the target of much scrutiny over the last several months for the way in which he is handling the investigation into the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.  He’s received criticism from fellow lawmakers, as well as members of…

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Republican House Intelligence Members Are Building a Wall – To Separate Their Staffers from Democratic Ones

Republican House Intelligence Members Are Building a Wall – To Separate Their Staffers from Democratic Ones

Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee are planning to build a wall, in the form of a physical barrier, in the Committee’s secure spaces to separate Republicans staffers from Democratic staffers.  The construction of the wall is expected to happen this spring. Several Republican members deny knowing anything about it, while others are suggesting the idea was thought of by Committee Chairman, Republican Devin Nunes.  Some members are blaming an ongoing ethics investigation into the entire Republican staff on…

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House Intelligence Transcript: Chairman Nunes Refuses to Say Whether There Was Contact with White House on Memo – Motion to Have FISA Information Reviewed Defeated

House Intelligence Transcript: Chairman Nunes Refuses to Say Whether There Was Contact with White House on Memo – Motion to Have FISA Information Reviewed Defeated

The House Intelligence Committee voted last Monday to release a memo written by Democratic members that rebuts a Republican memo alleging FBI abuses.  The committee voted unanimously to release the memo and send it to the White House for the President’s review.  The President rejected the memo yesterday. The transcript of the meeting of the Intelligence Committee revealed that for the second time, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes declined to answer whether he or any staff members of the…

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President Trump, Citing FBI and Justice Department Objections, Declines to Declassify Democratic Memo

President Trump, Citing FBI and Justice Department Objections, Declines to Declassify Democratic Memo

President Trump has declined to release a Democratic memo that was written in response to the Republican memo released last week alleging abuses by the FBI.  The President has sent the memo back and allowed the House Intelligence Committee to make changes to the memo, if they so choose. Republicans on the committee wrote a memo detailing abuses by the FBI in obtaining surveillance warrants to spy on members of the Trump campaign.  The Republican memo alleges that the FBI…

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Mueller Zeros In

Mueller Zeros In

Much of talk in Washington D.C. this week was on the controversial Nunes Memo just released.  In this episode, we discuss the revelation of a focus of special counsel Robert Mueller and why it may be the more significant development. http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Mueller_Zeros_In.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Senators Grassley and Graham Allude to Second Steele Dossier, Possible Involvement of Clinton Associates in Letter to the FBI

Senators Grassley and Graham Allude to Second Steele Dossier, Possible Involvement of Clinton Associates in Letter to the FBI

Senators Grassley and Graham revealed their referral to the Justice Department for an investigation into former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele.  They wanted the FBI and the DOJ to look into whether Steele provided misleading information to the agencies about connections between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. After approval from the FBI, the senators released their referral today.  In it, the senators allude to the fact that the now infamous Steele dossier was the “second in a series”…

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House Intelligence Committee Votes Unanimously to Send Democrats’ Memo to White House for Review

House Intelligence Committee Votes Unanimously to Send Democrats’ Memo to White House for Review

The House Intelligence Committee has voted unanimously to send the Democrats’ rebuttal memo to the White House for review today.  The committee had a 5 p.m. meeting on Monday in which the vote took place.  The president now has five days to approve the release or object to it. A controversial memo that Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee released last week has consumed Washington and hardened battle lines in both the FBI and Russia investigations. Democrats composed their own memo…

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Adam Schiff Fires Back at President Trump After Early Morning Tirade

Adam Schiff Fires Back at President Trump After Early Morning Tirade

Ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, Democrat Adam Schiff of California, fired back at President Trump this morning after the president assailed Schiff for his role in the ongoing Russia investigations.  Schiff has been one of the president’s most vocal critics and one of Congress’ most dogged investigators of the scandal. The president accused Schiff of being leaker and a liar in an early morning tweet. Donald J. Trump on Twitter Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run…

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President Assails Schiff, “One of the Biggest Liars in Washington – Must Be Stopped,” President Says

President Assails Schiff, “One of the Biggest Liars in Washington – Must Be Stopped,” President Says

President Trump began the day going after the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff, accusing him of being one of Washington D.C.’s biggest leakers.  He’s “right up there with [former FBI Director James] Comey, [Senate Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Mark] Warner, [former CIA Director John] Brennan and [former Director of National Intelligence James] Clapper!…He must be stopped!” the president wrote. Donald J. Trump on Twitter Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is…

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