Nunes said no, but added: "We're beginning to figure out who's actually serious about the investigation".
At a press briefing Monday, reporters asked White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer if Nunes' source could have come from the White House itself. "I know how the people out here feel", Jones said, according to the Hill.
Cohen-Watnick is among about a dozen White House officials who would have access to the types of classified information Nunes says he viewed, according to current and former USA officials. He would not say whether it was the same material Nunes had already seen. Adam Schiff, the HIC's ranking Democrat, said in a statement.
Spicer's comments come as the leaders of the House intelligence committee are trying to get their Russian Federation investigation back on the rails, according to Schiff.
Congressman Devin Nunes is in the middle of a firestorm now, so Stephen Colbert made a decision to break down how he's connected to President Donald Trump, the investigation into the Trump administration's alleged Russian ties, and the president's wiretapping claims. "We have no problem with her testifying, plain and simple".
Ryan spokeswoman Ash Lee Strong said in an email that "speaker Ryan has full confidence that chairman Nunes is conducting a thorough, fair, and credible investigation". You can't just walk in and receive classified information.
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He floated a proposal that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint U.S. Xi said he had communicated with President Donald Trump several times through telephone conversations and messages.
But it invited a bipartisan group from the panel to view information it says relates to surveillance of President Donald Trump's associates. He also requested that Nunes agree to hold the public hearing with former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, though he said the chairman has yet to commit to do so.
Democrats are calling for the House Intelligence Committee chair to step down after he confirmed meeting with a source on the grounds of the White House before announcing new evidence of "incidental" surveillance on the Trump transition team.
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has agreed to be interviewed by a Senate Intelligence Committee panel as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Democrats appeared unanimous in urging Nunes to recuse himself, a step he said repeatedly Tuesday he was not considering. "So, at the end of the day here, we're going to get to the truth, we're going to find out who's actually doing a real investigation".
The California Democrat said he had a "great sense of nostalgia" seeing Senate intelligence committee leaders holding a news conference together on Wednesday, saying that he had that relationship with Nunes up until last week.
"Told press Devin Nunes disqualified himself from presiding over House Intelligence Cmte investigation". On Monday, several Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, called for Nunes to step down as the head of the House Intelligence Committee.
"Until Mr. Comey comes in, it's a little tough for us to do depositions and interviews", Nunes said.