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Intelligence Chiefs: Trump Has Not Directed Us to Stop Russian Meddling

Intelligence officials including FBI Director Christopher Wray, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.Olivier Douliery/AP/Abaca Press (Sipa via AP Images) Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The government’s top intelligence officials say Russia will likely reprise its election meddling…

The House Intelligence Committee Just Voted to Release the Democrats’ Response to the Nunes Memo

Rep. Adam Schiff, D=Calif, addresses reporters.Alex Edelman/Zuma Wire Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Monday to release a 10-page memo prepared by Democrats to rebut what they say are inaccuracies in an infamous memo written by aides to committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), which alleges FBI misconduct at the heart…

The Nunes Memo Proves One Thing, And It’s The Opposite Of What It Tries To Prove

Mother Jones; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. After days of much frothing, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and his fellow Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee—with an assist from President Donald Trump—finally on Friday released the memo: a document cooked up by the panel’s Republican staff that claims the infamous…

While You Are Tweeting About the Nunes Memo, Russia Is Plotting Its Midterms Attack

Alexei Druzhinin/Planet Pix/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. It is working—the Trump-GOP campaign to distract attention from the Russia scandal. And this is placing the nation—literally and seriously—at risk.  For the past week or so, the big kerfuffle dominating the news related to Russia has been over the memo—a classified memorandum…