Politico is reporting Devin Nunes, longtime member of the Obstruction of Justice League, has compiled a report on the conduct of FBI and Department of Justice officials. The memo argues that officials of these agencies abused the FISA process to illegally spy on Trump campaign officials.
The problem is Nunes’ memo is a highly partisan document full of holes. As Rep. Adam Schiff said to Politico, “[T]he Majority voted today on a party-line basis to grant House Members access to a profoundly misleading set of talking points drafted by Republican staff attacking the FBI and its handling of the investigation. Rife with factual inaccuracies and referencing highly classified materials that most of Republican Intelligence Committee members were forced to acknowledge they had never read, this is meant only to give Republican House members a distorted view of the FBI.” (emphasis added)
Business Insider is reporting that #releasethememo is trending on Twitter suggesting a groundswell of support for Nunes. The problem is that the hashtag is being tweeted primarily by Russian bots.
A bonus in the Business Insider article is that the entire Obstruction of Justice League–Gaetz, DeSantis and Jordan–comes to the defense of Nunes. It’s almost like it’s a coordinated effort or something…