[Ed. – Hey, at least she chose a new word this time.]
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hammered the Republican chairman of the Intelligence Committee on Thursday, saying Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is simply a “stooge” for President Trump who can’t be trusted to lead an unbiased investigation into ties between Russia and the White House.
Pelosi said Nunes “acted outside the circle of respect” [ROTFLOLz! – Ed.] for his responsibility as Intelligence chairman when he went Wednesday to the press and the president with new information surrounding the panel’s probe into Russian hacking of the 2016 election and possible surveillance of Trump’s team — without telling the other members of the committee.
“By being a stooge of the president of the United States,” Pelosi charged, “he has demonstrated very clearly that there is no way there can be an impartial investigation under his leadership on that committee.”
Pelosi, who has called for months for an outside independent investigation of the Russian hacking and influence campaign, said Nunes’s actions only accentuate the need for Congress to create such a panel.