Lawmaker: House Intelligence Committee Is 'Absolute Poison'
Lawmaker: House Intelligence Committee Is 'Absolute Poison'
J. Scott Applewhite | AP | BDN
09 February, 2018, 05:34
He disputed Rooney's account that the committee's other work is suffering, noted the panel has recently passed bipartisan bills to renew intelligence programs.
"The level of trust is just gone", Rooney said, adding that "certain things definitely suffer", like how to fund and conduct oversight over intelligence agencies.
Whose idea was it to build a wall?
"I swear to God I didn't know that", Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) said.
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), who has served on the Intelligence Committee for the past 12 years, said the planned wall is symbolic of the total deterioration of the House Intelligence Committee.
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