Trump says 'spies' in campaign would be unprecedented

Trump says 'spies' in campaign would be unprecedented

Concerning Republicans was a House Intelligence Committee memo that said former British spy Christopher Steele's unverified dossier was an "essential" part of the FISA application that allowed the USA government to probe Trump associate Carter Page.

"Excuse me, I have the President of South Korea here", he said. "That's my guess. We're trying to get clarification from the department", Schiff said.

Sanders said on Tuesday that no Democrats were attending the meeting because they had not asked to attend.

"It is time for transparency and it is time to allow the American people to know the truth", Representative Mark Meadows, the Republican who leads the conservative Freedom Caucus, told a news conference announcing the resolution.

A Justice Department spokeswoman referred inquiries to the White House.

President Donald Trump accentuated his fury Tuesday at the notion an Federal Bureau of Investigation source may have provided information about his campaign, declaring such a scenario would amount to an unprecedented scandal. Trump and his allies have sought to cast that as inappropriate political spying.

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The document stated that it did not find evidence that the electoral headquarters of Donald trump had conspired with Moscow during the presidential campaign of 2016. He was only there to spy for political reasons and to help Crooked Hillary win - just like they did to Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersTrump claims a "spy" on his campaign tried to help "Crooked Hillary" win Rising star Abrams advances in Georgia governor race Webb: "Drain the swamp MORE, who got duped!"

"It would make probably every political event ever look like small potatoes", he said.

With his demand, Trump entered into the realm of applying presidential pressure on the Justice Department regarding an investigation into his own campaign - a move few of his predecessors have made.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said chief of staff John Kelly planned to "immediately" schedule a meeting with the officials and leaders of Congress to "review highly classified and other information they have requested".

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes arrives for a classified members of Congress only briefing on election security on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2018.

27 April 2018 Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives of the United States Congress officially announced the completion of the investigation of RF interference in the USA presidential election in 2016 and released a declassified version of the report. Conservative House Republicans unveiled a resolution Tuesday insisting on the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate their growing list of grievances.

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