How the Cohen-Prague Story Helped Expose the Collusion Hoax – American Greatness https://t.co/eyU5euu8wu— Devin Nunes (@DevinNunes) April 17, 2019
Devin Nunes, the top Republican on House Intel, said on Fox News tonight he is looking for 'some type of setup' in 3 areas of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, which the DOJ is poised to release in redacted form on Thursday -- https://t.co/hvE3IsqbNe -- @dcexaminer— Daniel Chaitin (@danielchaitin7) April 17, 2019
During an interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday, the California Republican cited former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud, and the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting as the subjects of interest he hopes to see.
"What I'm going to be looking for is there's three specific areas where I think there was some type of setup involved," Nunes said.
"The first is involved with Gen. Flynn," Nunes said. "Gen. Flynn was supposedly entrapped, was meeting with a Russian woman. I want to know what really happened there because we are just now finding out about this and we need a lot more information on what really was general Flynn doing. It's a big deal if somebody within our intelligence agencies were accusing a three star general of having some type of Russian fling. It's serious stuff. I want to get to the bottom of that."...
"The second big question is Joseph Mifsud," Nunes continued, referring to the man who told former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos the Russians had thousands of Hillary Clinton's emails.
"Joseph Mifsud is how this whole investigation started," Nunes said. "Mueller describes him as some type of Russian asset of some kind. If Joseph Mifsud was a Russian asset, we've got big problems with our British and Italian allies because he seems to be pictured with every British and Italian person that we know of. That is something that we also want to know about. And Mifsud was the guy who set up Papadopoulos."...
The third key area of interest, Nunes said, is the Trump Tower meeting between members of Trump's inner circle, including his son Donald Trump Jr. and Natalia Veselnitskaya, an attorney with ties to the Kremlin who had predicated the meetup with the promise of dirt on Clinton. Nunes said opposition research firm Fusion GPS had very suspicious activity surrounding the June 2016 meeting.
"When you hear the Democrats talk about that there's 'evidence in plain sight,' the Russians that are involved in the infamous Trump Tower meeting in New York, I call them the Fusion GPS Russians," Nunes said. "Fusion GPS was the company that was working for the Clinton campaign and the Democrats and somehow Glenn Simpson meets with them before and after and he's actually, these are Russians he's doing work for? I mean come on. If Mueller can't get to the bottom of this and answer this for the American people, I don't know what the report was really worth."...
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