~ Will Rogers ~
Devin Nunes might be an idiot and possibly a criminal, but I have to give him credit, he is certainly a loyal soldier. He gave it the old college try for the president and the republicans today.
Team trump must have really thought that they were going to find a way out of the huge hole that they have dug for themselves in today. They had their man-- who is the head of the House Intelligence Committee-- make an incredibly stupid move by holding a press conference to tell the world about possibly classified intelligence information. Remarkably, he revealed these things from his "source" without telling it to his fellow members of the committee.
The ranking democratic member of that committee was not pleased, and he said that he had "grave concerns" about the actions taken by his republican colleague.
If this was team trump's attempt to muddy the waters and give him some wiggle room with his outrageous claim that former president Obama wiretapped his phone, it did not work. It was in no way exculpatory. In fact, it has drawn more scrutiny to their team and their actions leading up to, and right after the elections.
This Russian stink is not going away, and no matter how much trump and his team try to shift and dodge, they are not going to change the facts.
"I think the bottom line here is that ... President Trump, to some degree, is right that he did end up in some intelligence reports, and I don't think he knew about it," he told CNN, later clarifying that Trump is "not right" about the precise claim that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.
Schiff maintained that if Trump and his aides ended up in a lawfully compiled intelligence report, they were likely not the subjects of surveillance"
And there in lies the key: trump and his aides might have ended up in a lawfully compiled intelligence report.
We can only imagine what those reports contained.
*Pic from twitter.com