Ryan Says There's 'No Evidence' The FBI Informant Spied On Trump's Campaign

Speaker Paul Ryan backed up House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy's interpretation of the use of an FBI informant that has come under fire from President Trump.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., told reporters at a press conference on June 6 that he sees "no evidence" that the FBI spied on President Trump's campaign in 2016. Source: Aaron P. Bernstein

Speaker Paul Ryan disputed President Trump's attacks on the Justice Department and their handling of an ongoing investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign, telling reporters he's seen "no evidence" to back up

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