July 30, 2018 – Might Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) someday face obstruction of justice charges for his efforts to undermine the investigation into Donald Trump’s collusion with Russia in the 2016 election?
In a new piece for the Washington Post, conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin lays out the possible case against the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.
Some of Nunes’ behavior is covered by a Constitutional clause that protects Congressional speech and debate, Rubin says, but not all of it.
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“There is nothing official in sneaking over to the White House to review classified materials and then publicly misrepresenting them,” she writes. “There is nothing official in outing a confidential source.”