Transcript for What's behind House Intelligence Committee head Nunes' Russia probe comments?
House intelligence chair congressman tape and cinnamon Nina and is shocked. Outlook we have let what he'd dropping. Well put bombshell about information he said he had just received take on elk. Numerous occasions the intelligence community incidentally collected information about US citizens involved in the truck transition. Details about US persons associated with the incoming administration details with little or no apparent foreign intelligence value. We're widely disseminated. In intelligence community report. Third I have confirmed that additional names of truck transition team members. Were unmasked. And fourth and finally I want to be clear. None of this surveillance was related to Russia. Or the investigation of Russian activities or of the trump team. So we're gonna retirements and the top Democrat on the intelligence committee congressman Adam Schiff. About this and a little bit but a lot of people are asking why I'm union didn't share this info with is all come many. While running to the media and to the president's neck that is. This what is and what have what is going on here you well didn't he say recently maybe yesterday a list we can't. That. Does the president was not why attack that the president Obama did not quiet tapped trop he said that and he's a Republican and he's supposed to be at trump. Person so he was trying to I think make up for that little folk pop and get back in the good graces of Donald Trump so we ran to Donald Trump like a little told the and those to you know. You've got something here you can now say you vindicated. Yeah fixed line here though is an area. And I'm not coming out actually saying that Obama tapped the phones. Then you have trump transitioning to this wiretapping equal it's like oh I'm talking about broad surveillance not talking about Obama tapping the phones. Knowing as is a former member. Up trumps transition team coming out and providing some sorted in his mind validation for a broader surveillance and bringing that information. Not his own community but directly to the guy. Whose former teen he was a trend he was a member uptrend that tradition because he's not a pocket and I need it but what is disinformation misinformation does not prove what Donald Childs had initially but it does try or attempt to prove what he sent secondarily. So my question is noon has your former number at the transition team. Argue an interest in in finding out if Russia compromised our election are you an ally still Adonal tropic trying to prove his tweets that he initially. It Adams should I just say they hate us surrogate of the truck camp mine don't make nice I'm not so cool it here's my question who is this guy and does he knowing that his work with call me. Does what did Noonan not. I mean because why am I gonna take your word for it. When the heavy FBI said here's what the dealing spray and I know a lot of who was named C. Donald is being vindicated he is not indicated he said. Barack Obama. Tapped not bomb was very clear about who tap. That's what if any. I'm not happy so and you can't be vindicated. Because what you said initially happened you said fourth I'm days lender. What you said initially was met. Obama and its and that we know that that's not true we also know that because there are some people living in. In the chops Howell who may or may not be Russian operatives may or may not be. Connected to stuff. There might be a reason people were listening and but no one was directly. Tapping you saw I say when asked and the other and keep doing next where I'm forgetting something that what's interesting is the the federal authorities in order to get that finds a Warren I have to not only demonstrates that judge probable cause but that a given phone line serves primarily to undermine US interests well that is how you get out today. Without him because he's coming up that's why they're trying to adopt 11 thing I still the other day that he's a liar the sky this new ads because they asked him if he knew Rodgers stopped and he said now. Roger Stone wasn't political consultant in Washington since the seven days you don't know who he yes. I'm sorry your ally actor Elijah.
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