Democrats on the House Rules Committee expressed frustration when House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes Devin Gerald NunesWatchdog files ethics complaint alleging Nunes failed to disclose investments Reagan would denounce Trump’s attacks on NATO, democratic allies Hillicon Valley: Foreign spying comes under new scrutiny | How Yelp became a political weapon | NYC weighs minimum wage for Uber, Lyft drivers | Facebook apologizes for privacy bug MORE (R-Calif.) was allowed to leave a panel hearing on a bill before they could ask questions about his panel's investigation into Russia's influence in the 2016 presidential election.
Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) began to ask about President Trump Donald John TrumpEx-Russia ambassador: Trump has done more damage to NATO in months than Russia has in decades Trump takes credit for increased defense spending by NATO allies, but says 'it isn't nearly enough' Trump questions how Russia probe can 'proceed' given FBI agent's private comments MORE's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner Jared Corey KushnerElection gives Trump a chance to hit the reset button with Mexico Kim Kardashian West visits with inmates at California prison: report Trump shapes the landscape in Jerusalem MORE’s statement to the House Intelligence Committee, according to the report.
But Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions Peter Anderson SessionsDem, GOP groups prepare spending blitz for midterms Immigration overhaul on life support in the House Cook Political Report got it wrong: Reps.
Rep. Alcee Hastings Alcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsLawmakers consider provision banning killing of dogs, cats for food McGovern tapped to replace Slaughter as top Dem on Rules panel Giving the middle class credit: New bill a step in right direction MORE (D-Fla.) ripped Nunes for leaving.
Nunes and the GOP members of the House Intelligence Committee shut down their investigation into Russian election meddling in March.