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 Nunes10 top Republicans who continue to deny the undeniable A Republican Watergate veteran's perspective on a Trump impeachment Meet the lawyer at center of whistleblower case: 'It is an everyday adventure' 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. LewandowskiLewandowski told by Fox Business host he was being 'a little slurry' during interview The Hill's Morning Report - New impeachment battle: Pompeo vs. House Dems Lewandowski: 'Fair' to say Senate run might not happen MORE, Stephen Miller, Peter Navarro, Sam Nunberg, George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosWe need answers to questions mainstream media won't ask about Democrats Trump asked Australian leader to help look into Mueller probe's origins: report US attorney recommends moving forward with charges against McCabe after DOJ rejects his appeal MORE, Carter Page, Walid Phares, Joseph Schmitz, Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneMeet Trump's most trusted pollsters 3 real problems Republicans need to address to win in 2020 Judge rejects Stone's request to dismiss charges MORE and Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDem committee chairs blast Trump G-7 announcement Donald Trump Jr. hits back at critics over hypocrisy claims Kentucky governor's race tied: poll MORE


President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocratic senator rips Trump's 'let them fight' remarks: 'Enough is enough' Warren warns Facebook may help reelect Trump 'and profit off of it' Trump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' 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.