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.
Let us not forget our very own 21st Congressional District Representative Elise Stefanik is one of them. He told CBS that the probe is investigating the "entire" staff, even "the woman up front that answers the phone".
Before Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) became chairman in 2015, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence had a reputation for bipartisanship.
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This memo shows that the current Republican politicians are more interested in rooting out Democrats in the Federal Bureau of Investigation than finding out if there are Russian agents in the White House.
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.
Much of the tension has been between the Republican chairman of the panel, California Rep. Devin Nunes, and the committee's top Democrat, California Rep. Adam Schiff, who have been chiding each other since launching the Russian Federation investigation together past year.
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A documentary describing the research, First Brit: Secrets of the 10,000 Year Old Man, is due to air on UK's Channel 4 next week. Selina Brace were able to take DNA data from Cheddar Man's bone powder by drilling a 2mm hole through his skull's inner ear bone.
A team of astrophysicists has announced the detection of several hundred planets in another galaxy , out of the Milky Way . Sometimes they even identify distant planets through direct imaging, actually resolving the planet from its host star.
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Earlier today, Apple issued a response to inquisitions from Senator John Thune regarding its iPhone battery debacle. When users disable power management on their iPhone , it will turn off any throttling to the device's performance.
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Leonardo DiCaprio was said to be the first actor Phillips reached out to back in September, though that was always a hail mary . Phoenix has previously turned down the chance to play Lex Luther in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Negotiators are scrambling to strike a deal as the clock ticks toward the Thursday night deadline to keep the government funded. Senate Democrats really want to avoid another government shutdown , making them likely supporters of another stopgap bill .
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J&K: 4 soldiers including a Captain killed in Pak shelling
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