Schiff: 'Very possible' Nunes's staff worked with White House on memo

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffOvernight Defense: Trump steps up fight with California over guard deployment | Heitkamp is first Dem to back Pompeo for State | Dems question legality of Syria strikes Top Dems demand answers from Trump over legality of Syria strikes New York seeks authority to prosecute despite presidential pardons MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday that “it’s very possible” House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesGOP chairmen say they have deal with Justice on documents CNN's Cuomo clashes with conservative lawmaker: You're 'selective in your outrage' Nunes: DNC lawsuit is a ‘scam’ MORE (R-Calif.) worked with the White House on a controversial memo accusing the Justice Department of abusing its surveillance powers.

“I think it’s very possible his staff worked with the White House and coordinated the whole effort with the White House because it looks so much like this earlier effort, which we know was coordinated with the White House by the same chairman, who had said he would recuse himself but of course hasn’t,” Schiff, the top Democrat on the Intelligence panel, told ABC’s “This Week.”

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Staff for Nunes compiled the GOP memo, which was authorized for release by President TrumpDonald John TrumpRand's reversal advances Pompeo New allegations could threaten Trump VA pick: reports President Trump puts on the pageantry for Macron’s visit MORE last week.

The document details accusations it argues "raise concerns with the legitimacy and legality of certain DOJ and FBI interactions with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court," referring to the surveillance warrants for a former Trump campaign aide.

Schiff said on Sunday Trump’s use of the memo “could be evidence of the president’s intent to interfere with the investigation” into Russia's election meddling and possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow.