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.
For all the hype, the Nunes memo was a legal dud that may cost the congressman from California.
The GOP memo, however, includes revelations that may complicate efforts by the president and his allies to undermine Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
The Democratic senator's move comes over the objection of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, who decries it as “confounding.”
Both Barack Obama and Donald Trump resisted sending weapons to Ukraine. Then the investigation into Trump-Russia collusion was launched.
The 2016 presidential election is back in the spotlight as new reports shed light on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's opposition research.
The Russiagate furor over Donald Trump Jr. all but forgets that Clinton supporters paid an ex-British spy to dig up dirt on Trump Sr. inside Russia, then hawked the report to news media.