“Up to speed on everything I have up to this morning. No evidence of collusion.”- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, Fox News Sunday, March 19, 2017
Thehill.com reports that
The White House on Monday asserted there is “no evidence” that President Trump’s associates colluded with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election after FBI Director James Comey confirmed a bureau investigation.
“Nothing has changed,” a White House official wrote in an email. “Senior Obama intelligence officials have gone on record to confirm there is NO EVIDENCE of Trump-Russia collusion and there is NO EVIDENCE of a Trump-Russia scandal.”
Comey’s explosive revelation earlier Monday morning ended months of speculation about whether the federal government is probing Trump’s campaign and challenged the president’s repeated efforts to downplay his team’s alleged involvement with Moscow.
But the White House is pointing to statements made by former acting CIA chief Michael Morrell and…
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