The White House has invited the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee to view materials related to incidental collection, he told reporters Thursday afternoon.
Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill Thursday, Schiff said he was "more than willing" to come to the White House to view the new materials.
Nunes, rather than focusing on the impact Russian Federation had on the 2016 election, and rather than focusing on preventing further foreign intervention, made a decision to go on a witch-hunt against USA intelligence agencies for what he claimed was wrongful "unmasking" of individuals associated with the Trump campaign, transition team, or administration, including probably President Donald Trump.
Citing unnamed USA officials, the Times identified the White House officials as "Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis, a lawyer who works on national security issues at the White House Counsel's Office".
If, in fact, it was info White House staffers found in the ordinary course of their work, why all the "cloak and dagger stuff" with Nunes, instead of taking the information straight to Trump, Schiff questioned.
Nunes insists he's done nothing wrong, and he indicates he'll continue to chair House Intelligence Committee and continue the investigation into Russian efforts to influence the presidential election. But it invited a bipartisan group from the panel to view information it says relates to surveillance of President Donald Trump's associates. White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who hasn't detailed Nunes' visit to the White House last week, cited Nunes' comments to Bloomberg on Monday.
Mr. Cohen-Watnick is a former Defense Intelligence Agency official who was originally brought to the White House by Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser.
He added that his "smell test" remark was based on Nunes's words at the time. The intelligence showed, he said, that Trump was "monitored".
There, he meets with an unnamed source who gives him info that says, during the election, Trump and his aides were caught up in surveillance by the intelligence community.
However, Chairman Devin Nunes, a California Republican, cancelled the hearing March 24 without giving any explanation, saying that he first wanted to hear from Comey and the director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Michael Rogers, in a closed-door setting where they could answer questions they had declined to discuss in public.
A Senate intelligence committee source said members view Nunes' claims as a "sideshow" and feel no urgency to run to the White House to view the documents.
Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast
NEXT WEEK: The wave train remains active; another setup for strong to severe storms shows up around Tuesday , April 4. Today we get a break in the rain as we await our next storm system that moves in late tonight into tomorrow morning.
While China calls United State's blockade in the South China Sea an "act of war", the USA calls it an "act of peace". A similar zone in the South China Sea could rapidly increase tensions in the region, experts said.
Both Choi and Lee have denied wrongdoing and are now detained in a facility outside of Seoul , the capital city. She could be charged for allegedly allowing close friend Choi Soon-sil to extort money from large firms.
Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and African Americans continued to be the groups with the highest rates of premature deaths. It's drug overdose death rate is six per 100,000 people; the highest rate in the state is 18 per 100,000 in Scott County.
Osweiler struggled mightily with the Texans in 2016, throwing for just 2,957 yards with 15 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. The Texans have Tom Savage and Brandon Weeden , having traded Osweiler to Cleveland.
The regulator said that it will now be traded for N360 per Dollar as it will sell to the banks for N357 per Dollar. Traders are optimistic that the national currency value could rise to about N350 against the dollar.
As if the Destiny 2 hype wasn't slowing building enough already, a fun little teaser video has been released by Bungie. There is a rumor about a potential PC version but no official confirmation has been given by Activision or Bungie .
Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 548 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 vehicles to replace the driveshaft. Ford has reported 29 fires related to the problem , but no injuries, The Associated Press reported.
However, Comcast says that the interpretation of the situation is wrong and its service in no way breaks any net neutrality laws. Pricing will start at $15 per month and rise to roughly $40 per month depending on how subscribers customize the offering.
Is it an unlicensed taxi service? The rules also cap the number of new drivers that can be licensed each quarter to 125. They also require all cars to have fare meters, and restrict the types of cars that can be used for taxi-like purposes.
Kim called the test "a great event of historic significance" for the country's indigenous rocket industry, the KCNA report said. It might though soon be able to demonstrate that it had perfected an ICBM system's booster rocket stage.
The conflict has its roots in the failed political transition after Mr Saleh handed power to Mr Hadi. Home to one of al-Qaeda's most unsafe branches, Yemen has a complex history of civil unrest.
Senate intel panel working on Russia probe
Asked if retired national security adviser Mike Flynn had been requested to attend, Mr Burr said it was "safe to say" he had. While House Intelligence Committee members say their probe has ground to a halt, Sens.
Chelsea reportedly agrees £35m deal for Monaco star
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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Adds More Features
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Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa
Chief Olson says Cedar Falls Police respond to bar fights every weekend, but the bouncers typically break up fights themselves. KCRG has about five minutes of video from the outside of the bar, although it's hard to tell what's happening in it.
Got a Ford Escape, Fiesta, Fusion? It may be recalled
Dealers will replace all four side door latches with a more robust service door latch at no cost to the customer. Ford also has a recall for a limited number of 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 trucks to replace the drive shaft.
Easter Bunny booked for train ride
Times are 11 to 11:45 a.m. for ages 2-3, 3 to 4:15 p.m. for ages 3-5, and 4:30 to 5:45 pm. for ages 6-10. Children can enjoy crafts, games, swimming, inflatable bounce house and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
Sushant Singh shares first look of Romeo Akbar Walter
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput is once again gearing up to woo his fans with his extraordinary acting skills in a very fresh avatar. Kriti Sanon will next be seen in the film Raabta alongside Sushant Singh Rajput and the film revolves around horse racing.
Carrie Lam to be next HK leader
Some are elected by peers, but others are uncontested, especially in sectors most supportive of China's Communist leaders. In her victory speech she promised to mend political divisions that have dogged legislative and policymaking efforts.
Samsung Galaxy S8 To Have A 3D Camera
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IGIA: Shiv Sena MP beats AI employee with slipper
He was, however, cut short by Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on the ground that the matter related to a member of the other House. On Friday Indigo, a private airline, said it had cancelled Gaikwad's return booking and banned him from future flights.