Nunes did 'irreparable' harm to House Intelligence Committee, Democratic member says

R-Calif. attends a House Ways and Means Committee markup of the Republicans tax reform plan on Capitol Hill Nov. 9 2017 in Washington

R-Calif. attends a House Ways and Means Committee markup of the Republicans tax reform plan on Capitol Hill Nov. 9 2017 in Washington

Republican leaders on the House Intelligence Committee-who helped ignite a partisan melodrama around the release of classified memos pertaining to the Russian Federation investigation-are experiencing a case of "memo fatigue", the Washington Post reports.

A senior Republican on the committee, Florida Rep. Tom Rooney, said Thursday that he thinks the committee is "poison" right now, characterizing partisan tensions as a total breakdown on committee that could have national security concerns. "What's interesting is now they're very interested in what the DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation have to say because Christopher Wray uncharacteristically made a public statement and said that their memo was dangerously reckless", Swalwell said.

The reported plans to build a physical barrier between majority and minority staffers follows an ongoing partisan rift between members of panel. The official declined to be identified because the committee's operations aren't public.

The wall is reportedly being constructed sometime this spring, CBS reported.

Veep Mike Pence Insists White House "Has No Tolerance" For Domestic Abuse
Vice President Pence said Friday after Porter's resignation that the Trump administration has "no tolerance" for domestic abuse . Sorensen resigned on Friday after his former wife claimed that he was violent and emotionally abusive during their marriage.

Arsenal 10/1 for top-four finish but Wenger still hopeful
The die was cast after Kane's header and the only mercy for Arsenal was that this did not turn into a beating. However, the Gunners faithful appear to believe that he could be taking the reins in North London instead.

Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks
The body language of both sides shows that frosty relationship appears to be showing the first signs of a major thaw. The attack impacted Internet and television services at the Main Press Center, according to Yonhap News Agency.

Schiff said dividing the two staffs would be a "terrible" mistake. "While we have more than our share of difficulties, the important oversight work of the committee continues with our staff working together irrespective of party. But the committee is still salvageable with a new leader", Swalwell, D-Calif., told ABC News' Rick Klein and Jonathan Karl on the "Powerhouse Politics" podcast Wednesday. Schiff said he believes the committee has so far been able to "compartmentalize".

"The problem with this whole committee and the investigation itself", House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Thomas Rooney (R-FL) told the Post, arguing "in a normal world", the committee would have interviewed permanent witnesses to their surveillance concerns. "You could easily say the same thing about Adam on our side".

Republicans punted on a similar document produced by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, saying the president and the Justice Department should decide whether to release it. The committee voted to release the Democrats' memo early this week, but the White House is still mulling whether to declassify it.

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