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- The House Intelligence Committee released the transcript of a heated meeting that took place earlier this week, during which members voted to release a Democratic rebuttal to the Nunes memo released earlier this month.
- The meeting quickly took two separate paths, with Republicans targeting the FBI and Democrats targeting the White House.
- Given President Donald Trump's decision not to declassify the Democratic rebuttal a week after releasing the Nunes memo, it appears unlikely the two warring factions on the committee will reach a consensus any time soon.
The widening rift between Democrats and Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russia's election interference was laid bare on Friday when the committee released the transcript of a contentious business meeting it had earlier this week.
Committee members voted during Monday's meeting to release a Democratic rebuttal memo written by ranking member Adam Schiff, which pushes back on the assertions made in a prior memo from Chairman Devin Nunes that was released last week.
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