In Leaked Audio, Rep. Nunes Talks About Protecting Trump from Mueller Probe

HeadlineAug 10, 2018

In a newly leaked audio recording, House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes of California says Republicans must keep control of the House in order to protect President Trump from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

Rep. Devin Nunes: “So, therein lies—so it’s like your classic Catch-22 situation, where we were at a—this puts us in such a tough spot. If Sessions won’t unrecuse and Mueller won’t clear the president, we’re the only ones, which is really the danger. That’s why I keep—and thank you for saying it, by the way—I mean, we have to keep all these seats. We have to keep the majority. If we do not keep the majority, all of this goes away.”

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