Nunes was shown reports on Trump team surveillance on White House grounds

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Nunes told CNN he had been working on nailing down the surveillance information before Trump's unsubstantiated claim earlier this month that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama.

In an interview Monday, Nunes told me that he ended up meeting his source on the White House grounds because it was the most convenient secure location with a computer connected to the system that included the reports, which are only distributed within the executive branch.

Speier continued: "In order to make sense of these developments, the White House must release its visitor logs so we can learn who from the President's staff granted the Chairman access to the White House complex and where he viewed the documents".

Spicer said there's a difference between a leak and a member of Congress like Nunes being cleared to receive certain information.

The chairman is extremely concerned by the possible improper unmasking of names of US citizens, and he began looking into this issue even before President Trump tweeted his assertion that the White House had been wiretapped. Nunes has said no evidence supports the president's claim.

Schiff is one of several voices on Capitol Hill calling for an independent investigation of Russian intrusion in the 2016 USA presidential election.

Schumer argued on the Senate floor that Nunes would rather protect President Donald Trump than objectively do his job of investigating Russia's role in meddling in the 2016 presidential race. At the White House.

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" 'Because of classification rules, the source could not simply put the documents in a backpack and walk them over to the House Intelligence Committee space, ' Langer said. Whistleblowers", said Ali Watkins, Buzzfeed News' national security correspondent, referring to a Secured Compartmented Information Facility.

"The events of this week only underscore need for an independent commission to conduct its own Russian Federation investigation, along with Congress", Schiff said. Nunes later acknowledged he had no such evidence and apologized for personally briefing top White House officials about the supposed information before speaking to the rest of his committee.

"At this point, the only people who do know are the chairman and the president", Schiff told NPR.

"My complaint with the chairman is taking whatever information he has to the White House, when the White House is the subject in a way of the investigation", he said Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation".

FBI Director James Comey and NSA chief Mike Rogers are not expected to appear Tuesday at a closed hearing of the House Intelligence Committee, Fox News confirmed.

But Rep. Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat who also sits on the Intelligence Committee, accused the White House Monday of "obstructing" the panel's investigation and called for an independent commission to review the matter.