Schiff, Swalwell forced to face the music for ‘weaponizing’ intel committee, Nunes says: ‘You caused this’

No lawmaker has “weaponized” the House Intelligence Committee more than Rep. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, former Speaker Devin Nunes said Wednesday.

Nunes was responding to a former colleague who claims he received death threats after Chairman Kevin McCarthy refused to appoint him to the committee this week.

“There are two people on the House Intelligence Committee who have weaponized the House Intelligence Committee: Bruschif and Swalwell,” Nunes said in an interview with The Story.

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Democratic lawmakers Tuesday accused McCarthy of “political retaliation” after he was stripped of commission duties, citing national security concerns and panel misuse.

Swalwell accused McCarthy’s rhetoric of provoking death threats against them, but Nunes said lawmakers should only blame themselves for turning a once bipartisan commission into a divisive political tool. said.

Nunes said Schiff was “running around the country” in the days leading up to the 2016 presidential election, trying to convince everyone that Trump was a Russian agent.

“I mean, not a day goes by that they don’t tell the story of the madness that weaponized intelligence agencies across this country.”

“People come to me and start spitting saying, ‘You’re just one of Putin’s guys,'” Nunes said. “This happens to me all the time. It’s Schiff and Swalwell’s fault.”

“I mean, the whole idea that a guy like Swalwell is saying, ‘Oh, I feel bad now that he’s getting death threats.’ Welcome to the club, my friend. Where have you been? This?” has happened to me and many of my colleagues over the years.”

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In a letter explaining his decision, McCarthy alleges that Swalwell had a previous relationship with alleged Chinese spy Christine Fang, citing Schiff’s tendency to lie as He pointed it out as a reason for keeping him away from the committee.

Nunes, who was chairing the committee when Swalwell’s alleged associations came to light, said he allowed Swalwell to remain on the panel because “it was bipartisan at the time.”

“You tried to work things out. You had to make sure everything was working properly,” he said. “Remember, since then, this is a complex of issues that have been weaponized by the Intelligence Committee.”


Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California) suggested in an interview this week that one of his Republican colleagues could attack Congress.

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California) suggested in an interview this week that one of his Republican colleagues could attack Congress.
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“When I was chairing, they went out and created fake memos to protect corrupt DOJ and FBI cops. It was done,” continued Nunes Group, now CEO of Trump Media & Technology. “We also looked at the entire Ukrainian impeachment hoax… 51 former intelligence and military officials who had figures like Adam Schiff and Swalwell in front of them just before the 2020 elections. If censorship by

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