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

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (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 Lewandowski, Stephen Miller, Peter Navarro, Sam Nunberg, George Papadopoulos, Carter Page, Walid Phares, Joseph Schmitz, Roger Stone and Donald Trump Jr.

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President Trump 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.

Tags Corey Lewandowski Devin Nunes Devin Nunes Donald Trump Donald Trump Jr. FBI George Papadopoulos House Intelligence Committee informant Justice Department Roger Stone

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