Devin Nunes was on WH grounds a day before intel announcement

The day before he announced to reporters that Donald Trump may have been incidentally monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies during the transition, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes met with the source of that information at the White House, a Nunes spokesman told NBC News.

“Chairman Nunes met with his source at the White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source,” said his spokesman, Jack Langer. “The chairman is extremely concerned by the possible improper unmasking of names of U.S. citizens, and he began looking into this issue even before President Trump tweeted his assertion that (Trump Tower) had been wiretapped.”

Nunes has declined to say who provided the intelligence reports he referenced, but his admission that he met with his source at the White House is fueling suspicions among Democrats that his source was someone close to Trump.

It’s unclear why Nunes would have to go to the White House to seek a secure location to view classified material, since his own committee has a secure room in the Capitol where Nunes and his aides review secret documents on a daily basis.

Democrats believe the president wanted to release the information as a way of buttressing Trump’s discredited claim that President Obama “wiretapped” him at Trump Tower during the transition. Moments after Nunes first made the announcement, Trump said he felt “somewhat” vindicated.

After saying the reports he saw suggested Trump and his team had been “monitored,” Nunes on Friday backtracked, and acknowledged that he couldn’t be sure of that. Nunes has made clear that much of what he saw involved foreigner-to-foreigner conversations about Trump and his associates, and Nunes is raising questions about whether those reports were improperly distributed around the government.

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72 Responses to Devin Nunes was on WH grounds a day before intel announcement

  1. Ametia says:

    BEAT THAT AZZ, ANGELA.

    BEAT IT

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  7. Senate Intel Hearing. As my granny would say… Now we ready to get down to brass tacks. #RussiaGate

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  16. rikyrah says:

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 3/27/17
    Embattled Nunes paralyzes House Intelligence Committee
    Congressman Jim Himes, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has not kept the committee updated on intelligence he talked with the media and White House about, and has postponed hearings, leading Himes to call for his recusal. Duration: 11:35

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  18. Ametia says:

    Trump trump, TRUMP MESSY all leads to TRUMP, who by the way folks have to remember, that it is his TIES TO RUSSIA along with the rest of the pack who are using SMOKE SCREENS & OTHER TACTICS to deflect from TRUMP & HIS DIRECT TIES TO RUSSIA.

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  30. @SpeakerRyan DO YOUR JOB! Remove @DevinNunes as House Intel chair. He’s unfit and unable to be fair & impartial.

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  34. rikyrah says:

    Uh huh
    Uh huh
    He.has.business.partners.with.ties.to. PUTIN!!😠😠😠

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  45. WTFF

    Sean Spicer: White House “not concerned” about Devin Nunes action.

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  56. Liza says:

    Another day in the reality show presidency.

    Sooner or later some of these clowns like Nunes are going to learn that Trump will just drag them down and destroy their reputations.

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  57. Make that call, folks!

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  61. RESIGN immediately Devin Nunes‼️

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