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The president declines to express confidence in Rod Rosenstein, but two White House sources say Trump is not planning to fire the deputy attorney general.
The memo, prepared by Republicans on the House intelligence committee, says there was "a troubling breakdown of legal processes" in the Russia investigation.
Rep. Devin Nunes' constituents in central California care little about his controversial memo on the Russia probe. They care more about Nunes' championing of farmers' rights.
The White House says the document contains “numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages” and asks the intelligence committee to revise it with the help of the Justice Department.
The document, which aims to counter the Republican memo released Friday, now goes to President Trump, who has five days to decide whether to declassify it.
For all the hype, the Nunes memo was a legal dud that may cost the congressman from California.
Some politicians express hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work will continue without interference.
The GOP memo, however, includes revelations that may complicate efforts by the president and his allies to undermine Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
He charges that the disclosure "wrecked the House intel committee, destroyed trust with Intelligence Community, damaged relationship with FISA court, and inexcusably exposed classified investigation of an American citizen."