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Let’s Talk About House Intel Chairman Devin Nunes Pointing a Finger at the FBI

On Michael Flynn's resignation, Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence wants answers from the FBI because “[t]he big problem I see here is that you have an American citizen who had his phone calls recorded.” He's wrong. And it matters.

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The Treatment of Flynn’s Phone Calls Complies with FISA Minimization Procedures

Under minimization rules, no serious argument can be made that Flynn’s identity was not necessary to understand the intelligence significance of his call with the Russian ambassador. The call is foreign intelligence information mainly because it involves Mr. Flynn.

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