Adam B. Schiff

Nunes casts doubt on GOP impartiality on Russia investigation

Nunes casts doubt on GOP impartiality on Russia investigation

From the perspective of impartiality, one of the problems with Congress investigating Russia's meddling in the U.S. election and whether President Donald Trump's circle had anything to do with it is Congress itself.

It's a political body made up of - well, politicians. That's not to say these politicians can't put on their impartial hats to undertake a large-scale investigation about the independence of U.S. democracy from foreign influence. But congressional investigations have a higher threshold of impartiality to meet than, say, an independent investigation outside the confines of Congress.

In recent days, Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is...

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