House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has stepped down temporarily from the chairmanship of that committee. He will be facing some ginned up ethics charges and will deal with the Ethics Committee. Those in the know do not doubt his ethical behavior. On the left, however, Democrats have been responsible for the release of classified information in their zeal to ‘bag’ a Trump supporter. They may be the ones eating a crap sandwich when this is over.
As Written by Brendan Kirby for Lifeztte:
Senior House source says Nunes recusal temporary, ethics probe bad news for panel Democrats
Democrats who successfully pushed for the House Intelligence Committee chairman to step away from the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election might be in danger of exposing their own misconduct, according to a senior official on the panel.
The official, who has direct knowledge of the investigation and spoke on LifeZette on condition of anonymity, characterized the surprising decision by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) to step away as a willingness to take a bullet for committee members who likely would be dogged by questions about the controversy when they returned to their districts for the Easter recess.
Democrats have been hounding Nunes to step aside or resign his chairmanship since he disclosed to the public that he had uncovered documents indicating that members of the outgoing administration of President Barack Obama had improperly “unmasked” the names of incoming President Donald Trump’s associates who were supposed to be disguised in……
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