GOP chairman demands information on ‘any contacts’ between FBI sources and Trump campaign associates

GOP chairman demands information on ‘any contacts’ between FBI sources and Trump campaign associates
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesCalifornia newspaper says it was excluded from event with Nunes, Bernhardt The Hill's review of John Solomon's columns on Ukraine Trump to attend California fundraiser with Oracle chairman MORE (R-Calif.) is asking the Justice Department to provide information on "any contacts" between FBI sources and more than a dozen Trump campaign officials and associates. 

A letter authored by Nunes and obtained by CNN lays out the congressman's expansive request for information, not only on "FBI informants," but "undercover agents, and/or confidential human sources" who had contact with Trump campaign associates before July 31, 2016. 

Among the campaign associates mentioned in Nunes's letter are Michael Caputo, Sam Clovis, Michael Cohen, Michael Flynn, Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiThe Hill's Morning Report - Sanders repeats with NH primary win, but with narrower victory Trump campaign chief relocating to Washington: report Lewandowski decides against Senate bid MORE, Stephen Miller, Peter Navarro, Sam Nunberg, George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosFree Roger Stone A tale of two lies: Stone, McCabe and the danger of a double standard for justice California Democrat Christy Smith launches first TV ad in bid for Katie Hill's former House seat MORE, Carter Page, Walid Phares, Joseph Schmitz, Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneIf Roger Stone were a narco, he'd be in the clear Free Roger Stone The Hill's Morning Report - In Nevada, bets on Sanders, eyes on Bloomberg MORE and Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr., Meadows wear matching Trump jackets on 'Fox & Friends' Group auctioning off hunting trip with Donald Trump Jr. Trump allies to barnstorm Iowa for caucuses MORE


President TrumpDonald John TrumpFed saw risks to US economy fading before coronavirus spread quickened Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Britain announces immigration policy barring unskilled migrants MORE and his political allies, including Nunes, have seized on the disclosure that an FBI informant met with at least three Trump campaign officials in 2016 to suggest that the agency may have improperly collected information on the campaign.

Multiple lawmakers — both Republicans and Democrats — who were briefed on the use of the informant have said, however, that they have not seen evidence to suggest wrongdoing by the FBI.

According to CNN, the Justice Department told Nunes that he had already gotten his answer on whether the FBI used intelligence sources against the Trump campaign. Nunes was among the lawmakers briefed on the FBI informant.