Tags: chris collins | gop | response | democrats | memo | rebuttal

Rep. Chris Collins: GOP May Respond to Dems' Rebuttal of Memo

("New Day"/Twitter)

By    |   Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:03 PM

Republicans are likely to write a response to Democrats' rebuttal of the memo that alleges FBI surveillance abuse during the Obama administration, Rep. Chris Collins said Tuesday.

"My guess is that after the Democratic rebuttal is released, and I'm confident it will be, you'll probably see a Republican rebuttal to the rebuttal," the New York Republican told CNN's "New Day" program.

President Donald Trump last week authorized the release of the memo in full, and the House Intelligence Committee voted to release the Democrats' rebuttal. The next step is for Trump to decide whether to release the Democrat rebuttal.

Collins told CNN the president should "absolutely" release it, so that Americans could make up their own decisions about the issue.

The lawmaker also discussed the memo in an interview with Kasie Hunt on MSNBC, saying it does not discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the election.

© 2018 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

1Like our page
Rep. Chris Collins said Tuesday his Republican colleagues will most likely write a response to the Democrats' rebuttal of the memo alleging FBI abused surveillance power. . .
chris collins, gop, response, democrats, memo, rebuttal
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:03 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved