House Panel Reaches Agreement With Justice Dept. - NBC Connecticut
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

House Panel Reaches Agreement With Justice Dept.

The requested documents include materials related to how the FBI used a dossier of allegations about Donald Trump's ties to Russia

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    On the Road Again
    AP
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017.

    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says the panel has reached an agreement with the Justice Department on witnesses and documents in its probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

    Rep. Devin Nunes of California said in a statement Wednesday night that he has spoken with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who had met privately with House Speaker Paul Ryan earlier Wednesday.

    Nunes says he believes the department will soon provide the committee with the documents it had requested and access to the witnesses it had wanted to hear from.

    The requested documents include materials related to how the FBI used a dossier of allegations about Donald Trump's ties to Russia.

    Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

    [NATL] Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he "feels terribly" for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his family. The Senate is trying to schedule a hearing to hear from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party about 35 years ago.

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018)

    Nunes sent Rosenstein a letter last week saying he wanted the information by Jan. 3.