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The Swift Fall of Devin Nunes

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee abruptly recuses himself from the Russia probe while he is under investigation for improperly disclosing classified information.
Source: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Representative Devin Nunes will no longer lead the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in last year’s election amid allegations that he broke congressional rules by disclosing classified information.

The California Republican announced abruptly on Thursday he would step aside from the inquiry  while the House Ethics Committees investigates his actions. “The charges are entirely false and politically motivated, and are being leveled just as the American people are beginning

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