The Russians That Weren't There
There are no Russians near Trump:
Nunes avoided specifying how he could be certain that “there’s nothing there” regarding the allegations that Trump’s ex-advisers talked to Russian officials.Saying it doesn't make it so, media...
He said that “the scoping” of his investigation has been completed and that the committee will soon “move into actually receiving the evidence.”
“But as of right now, of the initial inquiries I’ve made to the appropriate agencies, I don’t have any evidence,” he said.
“As of right now, I don’t have any evidence of any phone calls. It doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist, but I don’t have that.”
One reporter asked Nunes whether he has been directly informed by federal investigators that there is no evidence of improper phone calls or whether the evidence has just not yet been turned over to his committee.
“The way it sounds like to me is it’s been looked into, and there’s no evidence of anything there. Obviously, we’d like to know if there is,” he said.