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It's getting hard to trust the Republicans to investigate Trump

It's getting hard to trust the Republicans to investigate Trump

Good morning. I’m Paul Thornton, The Times’ letters editor, and it is March 25, 2017. Let’s take a look back at the week in Opinion.

Is Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) — who chairs the House Intelligence Committee and oversees its ostensibly independent investigation of President Trump’s baseless wiretapping claims and Russian campaign meddling — begging for a select committee or special prosecutor to do his job for him? Because with his announcement this week that members of the Trump transition team had their communications incidentally collected by intelligence agencies and his decision to brief...

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