Published: Mon, February 12, 2018
World | By Paul Elliott

GOP Lawmaker Devin Nunes Reportedly Made His Personal Faux Information Web site

GOP Lawmaker Devin Nunes Reportedly Made His Personal Faux Information Web site

Congressional Republicans want to build a wall separating GOP and Democratic staffers on Capitol Hill, a new report says.

The partition is expected to be constructed this spring in the committee's secure spaces, according to CBS News.

Another Republican member who spoke with CBS suggested the idea may have been spurred on by House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA). "I don't know what they're trying to do one way or the other".

The push for a wall is reportedly the result of an erosion of trust among staffers, according to Republican committee members who spoke to CBS.

Some Republican members of the committee said they were unaware of the plans for the wall. Rep.

If Devin Nunes would behave like an honorable public servant, he would not need a fake news organization, but the fact that he can't run on his own merits is exactly why Nunes has got to go.

"I swear to God I didn't know that", he said.

Including "the woman up front that answers the phone" over alleged leaks, Rooney told CBS. "But the committee is still salvageable with a new leader", Swalwell, D-Calif., told ABC News' Rick Klein and Jonathan Karl on the "Powerhouse Politics" podcast Wednesday.

Nunes's site, which has a small note pointing out that it is paid for by the Devin Nunes Campaign Committee, has been infrequently publishing since mid-2017. Nunes has said that the committee's Republicans are still investigating and plan to put together more memos.

Swalwell did, however, caution against any redactions to the Democratic memo that are politically motivated, asserting that the Republican memo was released over objections from the highest levels of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, specifically the agency's director Christopher Wray.

The California congressman helped put together the controversial memo alleging that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department abused their surveillance power to spy on former Trump campaign official Carter Page.

Also plaguing the committee is concerns over leadership, as several Democrats have called for Nunes's removal over the memo controversy, and delays in the committee's investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential race.

The version of the memo the Republicans provided to Trump had already been vetted and redacted by the National Security Council and lawyers from the White House Counsel's office.

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