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Devin Nunes' 'comeback' is bad for the Intelligence Committee

Devin Nunes' 'comeback' is bad for the Intelligence Committee

He’s back. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee whose bizarre behavior led to his withdrawing from the panel’s investigation of Russian meddling in last year’s election, resurfaced this week, again threatening the credibility of the probe.

It was in March when Nunes, without consulting his Democratic counterpart, went to the White House to brief President Trump about documents supposedly showing that Obama administration officials had improperly “unmasked” members of Trump’s transition team whose names or conversations had been captured in surveillance of foreign intelligence targets. Trump, who had accused former President Obama of...

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