Trey Gowdy spent much of Monday's Russia hearing talking about how, if someone reveals details of FISA collection, that person has violated sacred trust and also committed felonious leaking. House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes was present for some, if not all of Gowdy's tirade.
Yet that didn't stop Nunes from engaging in precisely the kind of felonious leaking that Gowdy claims violates that sacred trust.
Neil Gorsuch's belief in reading the law as narrowly as needed to screw ordinary people reared its head again during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing Wednesday, but not because of anything Gorsuch himself said on Wednesday. No, the issue was something the entire United States Supreme Court said -- that Gorsuch was wrong in a 2008 opinion dealing with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. read more
The US has made a formal apology to Britain after the White House accused GCHQ of helping Barack Obama spy on Donald Trump.
Sean Spicer, Mr Trump's press secretary, repeated a claim on Thursday evening initially made by an analyst on Fox News - that GCHQ was used by Mr Obama to spy on Trump Tower in the lead-up to last November's election.
The comments prompted a furious response from GCHQ, which in a break from normal practice issued a public statement: "Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano about GCHQ being asked to conduct 'wiretapping' against the then president-elect are nonsense. They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored." read more
WASHINGTON -- In a striking repudiation, Republicans on Wednesday threatened subpoenas and vented openly about the lack of evidence behind President Trump's tweet that President Barack Obama had wiretapped his phones in Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign.
The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Devin Nunes of California, told reporters on Capitol Hill that "I don't think there was an actual tap of Trump Tower" and that Mr. Trump, if taken literally, is simply "wrong.
(CNN)The White House on Monday walked back a key point of President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated allegation that President Barack Obama wiretapped his phones in Trump Tower during the 2016 election.
Namely, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump wasn't referring to wiretapping when he tweeted about wiretapping. read more