DEVELOPING: Nunes Meets With Rosenstein, Wray and Gang of 8 to Discuss #Spygate

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy headed into a meeting at 2 PM EST with senior Justice Department, FBI and intelligence officials on Thursday to view classified documents and discuss Spygate.


Deputy AG Rosenstein heads into briefing with gang of 8; photo via Emma Loop

 

The two GOP leaders will meet with FBI Director Chris Wray, National Intelligence Dan Coats and Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O’Callaghan.

Nunes demanded the Justice Department hand over the unredacted memo outlining the scope of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s authority and the name of the FBI secret informant inside Trump’s campaign in 2016.

Two meetings transpired Thursday.

At noon EST, Nunes and Gowdy met with DOJ and FBI officials as well as Intel Chief Dan Coats.

Chairman Nunes then headed to a second meeting with the gang of 8 which began at 2 PM; Gowdy did not attend. 

All main participants arrived, reports Fox News:

Fox News Senate reporter, Chad Pergram caught Nunes walking into the briefing. Nunes did not respond to any questions.

Buzzfeed White House reporter, Emma Loop caught Rod Rosenstein heading into the briefing:

FBI Director Christopher Wray heads into the briefing:

CNN reporter Manu Raju says one of Trump’s lawyers was present at the beginning of the meeting:

Here is the list of people attending the gang of 8 briefing Thursday per Fox News’ Chad Pergram:

Update: Gang of 8 meeting breaks at 3:30 PM EST.

Fox News reporter Chad Pergram catches FBI Director Christopher Wray leaving the briefing. Rosenstein, Nunes and Coats also left. No comment to the press from either.

Editor’s note: Gowdy only attended the first meeting with the DOJ; he did not attend the second meeting with the gang of 8.

Only Nunes attended both meetings, reported Chad Pergram.

This story is developing…

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