Nelson served as Nunes’s deputy chief of staff … California Congressman Devin Nunes has been instrumental in debunking the Russia collusion hoax of the 2016 election and uncovering the role of the Obama administration in sabotaging Trump. [96] According to Nunes, the intercepted communications came in November, December and January—after Trump won the election but before he was sworn in as president. Nunes used most of the allotted Republican time for questioning himself instead of deferring to the Minority Counsel. Devin Nunes (born October 1, 1973) has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2003. And Patel is not the only Nunes aide to be given a high-ranking position in the national security apparatus; another, Mark Ellis, was recently named general counsel to the National Security Agency. [159] Lieu responded, "I welcome any lawsuit from your client and look forward to taking discovery of Congressman Nunes. Raw Story is independent. [29], In 2020, Nunes received 56.5% of the vote in the primary. Thank you. [98] The latter compared Nunes's actions to those of the comically incompetent fictional character Inspector Clouseau. [26] During the 2016 election cycle, he received approximately $1.6 million in campaign contributions from PACs. [143], In April 2019, Nunes filed a separate $150 million defamation lawsuit against the McClatchy Company and others. [32], Nunes is co-chair (along with Jared Polis, Democrat of Colorado) of the U.S.–Mexico Friendship Caucus. Tired of ads? [109], In December 2017, the United States House Committee on Ethics closed its investigation into improper disclosure of classified information by Nunes; the co-chairs of the Committee stated: "The Committee does not determine whether information is or is not classified. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. During the October 2013 budget standoff Nunes called certain members of his own Republican Conference who favored a government shutdown "lemmings with suicide vests". Patterson and Briggs split the vote in Fresno County, allowing Nunes to win by a four-point margin over Patterson, his nearest competitor. [90], When Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned after it was revealed that he had allegedly misled Mike Pence about his communication with Russian officials, Nunes said he would not seek to investigate Flynn's ties to Russia: "From everything that I can see, his conversations with the Russian ambassador—he was doing this country a favor, and he should be thanked for it. [140] A filing to quash a subpoena argued that "no reasonable person would believe that Devin Nunes's cow actually has a Twitter account" as cows "do not have the intelligence, language, or opposable digits needed to operate a Twitter account". Stand With Devin. Devin’s efforts led to the firing, demotion, or resignation of over a dozen FBI and DOJ employees. Lizza wrote that Nunes's family had "secretly" moved its dairy operation from California to Iowa in 2007. Messages released this week indicate Rep. Devin Nunes' office was aware of efforts to gather dirt on Joe Biden in Ukraine, an issue at the heart of the impeachment of President Trump. Latest Stories. [135][136], Nunes has filed multiple lawsuits characterized as Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation ("SLAPP"). President Donald Trump awarded Nunes the Presidential Medal of Freedom on January 4, 2021, along with fellow Representative Jim Jordan. The surveillance was of multiple phone conversations between Michael Flynn, a member of the transition team, and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, which occurred after Flynn sought advice from the Trump transition team at Mar-a-Lago, where they discussed what Flynn should tell Kislyak "about the administration's stance on the sanctions. Important Information. NUNES CONTINUE TO PROTECT TRUMP August 8, 2018 — Leaked tapes reveal Nunes telling donors that ensuring Republicans maintain control of Congress is crucial to his goal of blocking oversight of Trump and shutting down the Russia … Invest with us. Or, you can take your letter and shove it. By the time Esquire published the piece, The Bee had already covered the move to Iowa. The frequent contact of Giuliani and Lev Parnas, who has been indicted for criminal activity, with Nunes are regarded as "highly unusual and likely to renew calls from Democrats for Mr. Nunes to face an ethics inquiry. CONTACT INFORMATION. "[153] United States District Judge C. J. Williams, a Trump appointee, dismissed this suit in its entirety on August 5, 2020. [120], Parnas's attorney Joseph A. Bondy has said that Nunes and his staffer former U.S. Army colonel Derek Harvey met with Parnas several times for updates on claims against Biden and the CrowdStrike/2016 U.S. election conspiracy theory. [4] On April 12, 2017, sources from both the Republican and the Democratic parties said the original documents Nunes cited did not support Trump's claims that the Obama administration acted illegally or unusually. [49], Nunes voted in support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.[50]. Democrats criticized Nunes's decision and said he was trying to protect the White House from damaging revelations. Reply Mail Address For: Devin Nunes Campaign Committee, Nunes Victory Fund, or NewPac P.O. New: Shop to Support Independent Journalism, Devin Nunes' ally behind Pentagon blocking Biden team from intel: report, Make a one-time contribution to Raw Story Investigates. [144][145] Some legal experts have speculated that even though both Nunes and McClatchy are based in California, he filed the lawsuit in Virginia because California has enacted stricter rules against strategic defamation lawsuits than Virginia. Twitter. The Nunes memo (formally titled Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation) is a four-page memorandum written for U.S. Representative Devin Nunes by his staff and released to the public by the Republican-controlled committee on February 2, 2018. A member of the Republican Party, Nunes was Chair of the House Intelligence Committee from 2015 to 2019. The committee’s staff director, Damon Nelson, also contributed to the memo, the source told me, adding that Nelson is extremely close to Nunes. This was critical, as 58% of the district's population was in Tulare County.[19]. After the news that Amazon is booting the far right social media site Parler off of its web hosting service, Nunes ran to Fox "news" to gripe to host Maria Bartiromo about how terrible it is that they will no longer have the platform to spread their lies and hatred unabated. 761 was cosponsored by Jeff Denham (R-CA) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).[68]. Devin Nunes accuses Adam Schiff of doxxing his staff by revealing phone records, e-mails, and text messages in the Parnas disclosures. [149], In September 2019, Nunes sued political journalist Ryan Lizza and Hearst Magazines, the publisher of Esquire, alleging that a 2018 Esquire story had damaged his reputation. He deserves it. [144][146] Nunes said the article was politically motivated and improperly linked him to the fund-raiser. "[153], On December 31, 2019, Nunes, through his Charlottesville, Virginia attorney Steven S. Biss, issued a letter that threatened litigation against Representative Ted Lieu based on alleged damage to Nunes's reputation. In the lawsuit he alleged that CfA and Fusion GPS had conspired to hinder his investigation into the dossier, citing a $138,684 payment from CfA to Fusion GPS. Box 7480 Visalia, CA 93290 ☎ CONTACT Phone (559) 739-8903 Fax (888) 216-9526 . "[38], Nunes wrote in his book Restoring the Republic[39] that members of the environmental lobby were "followers of neo-Marxist, socialist, Maoist or Communist ideals. The bill would have established a system of state health insurance exchanges and amended the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable tax credit for qualified health care insurance coverage. He predicted that the crisis would be over by Easter. [5], In February 2018, Nunes publicly released the Nunes memo, a four-page memorandum alleging an FBI conspiracy against Donald Trump. [137][138], On March 18, 2019, Nunes filed a defamation lawsuit against Twitter, Elizabeth "Liz" Mair, Mair Strategies LLC, and the Twitter accounts, "Devin Nunes's Mom" (@DevinNunesMom) and "Devin Nunes's Cow" (@DevinCow), seeking $250 million in damages. If only Rep. Devin Nunes had somewhere like a television station to run to so he could communicate with other conservatives. [84][85], In May 2014 Nunes came under fire when he charged that Michigan Congressman and (then) fellow Republican Justin Amash was "al-Qaeda's best friend in Congress" because of Amash's supposed voting record on National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance. The research was compiled into the Steele dossier. [89] Nunes also rejected calls that he request President Trump's tax returns. On any question."[120]. In 2005 Nunes introduced H.R. Nunes was also helped by a strong showing in the rural part of the district. -Congressman Devin Nunes . "It's kind of an insult to lemmings to call them lemmings" because of their tactics, he said. Like you, we believe in the power of progressive journalism — and we’re investing in investigative reporting as other publications give it the ax. [48], In April 2016, Nunes voted for the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act, a bill that would prevent the IRS from accessing the names of donors to nonprofit organizations. Contact Us → FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA . Before joining Nunes’ staff, Harvey was tapped by Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, to serve in the White House as the NSC’s Middle East director. 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[111][112][113], In August 2018, Nunes traveled to London in an attempt to meet with the heads of MI5, MI6, and GCHQ for information about Steele, but was rebuffed by the three agencies. [44][45], On December 2, 2010, Nunes introduced H.R. [107][108] The Los Angeles Times editorial board wrote that Nunes's involvement in the investigation was "threatening the credibility of the probe". If your intention was to visit my official House of Representatives site www.Nunes… On Saturday, NBC News reported that a former aide to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) recently appointed chief of staff at the Department of Defense is working to … His principal opponents in the crowded seven-way primary were former Fresno mayor Jim Patterson and state Assemblyman Mike Briggs. He claimed that half of California's water is actually used for environmental causes while farmers use only forty percent. Raw Story is independent. 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[69] He proposed relocating Africa Command and European Command intelligence centers to the Azores, contrary to plans by Pentagon and NATO to create a larger intelligence "fusion" facility in the United Kingdom, maintaining that this would save money because of the Azores' lower living and construction costs. Nunes asserted it was "very unlikely" he had spoken with Parnas, adding, "I don't really recall that name. [86], In February 2017, Nunes, who served on the Trump transition team, was the first leading House Republican to deny that the intelligence community had evidence of contact between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. "[120], When asked by CNN to comment on his trips overseas to solicit dirt on Biden, Nunes responded, "I don't talk to you in this lifetime or the next lifetime. Make a one-time contribution to Raw Story Investigates, or click here to become a subscriber. According to a report from the Daily Beast, the mayor of a small town just outside Seattle is using his position to push QAnon conspiracy theories and squash critics with the help of like-minded city council members. [12] Nunes wrote a foreword to the 1951 novel Home Is An Island by Portuguese-American author Alfred Lewis for the 2012 edition by Tagus Press, an imprint of the Center for Portuguese Culture and Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. [148] The activists had argued that Nunes's parents had long ago moved the family dairy farm to Iowa and Nunes himself had no apparent farming connection left other than a small investment in a friend's Napa valley winery. Newly released text messages show the extensive communication between Rudy Giuliani's indicted 'fixer' Lev Parnas and an aide to Rep. 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Nunes, 47, as the former chairman and the current ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, fought to uncover the origins of the Russian collusion hoax. The recent armed insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and threats of right-wing extremist violence have prompted calls in some states to curtail legal weaponry in statehouses, but in keeping with Texas' embrace of firearms, no new rules are expected. Fresno Republican Devin Nunes, photo by Gage Skidmore. We’ve revealed financial scams that prey on veterans, and legal efforts to harm workers exploited by abusive bosses. Copyright © 2021 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email corrections@rawstory.com. [55][56], As House Intelligence Committee chairman, Nunes oversaw the Republican-controlled committee's two-year-long investigation into the U.S. response to the 2012 Benghazi attack. "There's a good chance we can get through this in the next couple of weeks and for sure by Easter, because we will have a handle on who's getting sick and how to treat them," he said. In 1996, at age 23, Nunes was elected to the College of the Sequoias Board, making him one of California's youngest community college trustees in state history. [41] Nunes co-sponsored the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act to stop a project designed to restore a dried-up section of the San Joaquin River. [126][127] The complaint stated, "CNN is the mother of fake news. In that capacity, he and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer met with President Felipe Calderón of Mexico in April 2012. For any questions or comments, please contact us. Congressman Devin Nunes, a California Republican, on Christmas Eve received the legal equivalent of a lump of coal in his stocking: a federal district court judge in Washington, D.C. dismissed a defamation case Nunes launched against The Washington Post and writer Shane Harris.. ", "Trump signs bill renewing NSA's internet surveillance program", "Trump signs surveillance extension into law", "Trump signs FISA law amid speculation over intelligence memo", "Members of Congress Blast Azerbaijan and Turkey As Attack on Artsakh Expands to Armenia", "Senate and House Leaders to Secretary of State Pompeo: Cut Military Aid to Azerbaijan; Sanction Turkey for Ongoing Attacks Against Armenia and Artsakh", "San Joaquin Valley Transportation Enhancement Act of 2011 (2011—H.R. In 2015, Nunes clashed with the Pentagon over a U.S. base in the Azores, Portugal. We’ve exposed billionaire tax evasion and uncovered White House efforts to poison our water. [118][119], In November 2019, Rudy Giuliani's associate Lev Parnas said he had helped Nunes arrange meetings with Ukrainian officials in efforts to procure politically embarrassing "dirt" on former Vice President Joe Biden. Congressman Devin Nunes P.O. There won't be fewer guns in the Texas Capitol this legislative session. … then let us make a small request. [106], According to Politico, in July 2017 an aide to Nunes secretly sent a pair of Republican staffers to London to contact Christopher Steele. In 2018 CfA filed three ethics complaints against Nunes. 660 in Consultation with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs", "Report Reveals Call Records Between Giuliani, White House and Nunes", Devin Nunes now says he talked to key Ukraine figure, after suggesting he hadn't, "New evidence raises the question: Is Nunes an investigator or participant in Ukraine affair? [31], In 2015, Nunes became the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. "In some instances, the chief of staff, Kash Patel, who was assigned to the Pentagon after last month's election, has recast policy descriptions to include content that reflects favorably on Trump's policies before the information is shared with the Biden transition, two of the officials said," reported Courtney Kube and Carol E. Lee. 99, which designated State Route 99 as a congressional High Priority Corridor. 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The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to examine the case of a man condemned to death in a trial in which police used hypnosis to bolster the memory of a key witness. He served on the board until 2002. [163] Nunes is a practicing Catholic, and attends Mass in Tulare.[164]. [18], In 2002, Nunes ran for the Republican nomination in the 21st congressional district, a new district created by reapportionment after the 2000 United States Census. He was 29 years old. [147], In August 2019, Nunes sued a group of activists who had tried to force Nunes to stop using “farmer” as his occupation on the 2018 ballot. Having run Rep. Nunes’ first successful campaign for Congress in 2001, Amaral has served as his chief of staff since 2002 and has acted as Rep. Nunes’ top advisor for many of his most important initiatives. It must be held accountable. In the course of this investigation, the Committee sought the analysis of Representative Nunes's statements by classification experts in the intelligence community. [110] In February 2018, Nunes released a four-page memorandum alleging that the FBI's 2016 surveillance of Carter Page, a former member of the Trump campaign, was motivated by bias against Trump. In 2001 President George W. Bush appointed Nunes to serve as California State Director for the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development section. Raw Story readers power David Cay Johnston’s DCReport, which we've expanded to keep watch in Washington. Despite these changes, it is no less Republican than its predecessor. In 2009, Nunes co-authored the "Patients' Choice Act" with Paul Ryan (R-WI) in the House, and Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Richard Burr (R-NC) in the Senate. [48] In 2016, he introduced the American Business Competitiveness Act (H.R. [87] He rejected repeated calls for an investigation by a select committee,[88][89] saying the House should not engage in a "witch hunt" and that "at this point, there's nothing there". [83], Nunes's criticisms have not been limited to liberals or the Obama administration. "[36], On July 28, 2010, Nunes introduced H.R. Did Rod Rosenstein threaten to subpoena members of Congress and their staff? [52] In 2017 he voted to repeal it. [131] The next day, the House Judiciary Committee released text messages between Nunes's top aide Derek Harvey and Parnas in which they discussed arranging meetings for Harvey with Ukrainian officials. [126][127] That month, an attorney for Nunes sent a letter to congressman Ted Lieu threatening to sue over Lieu's comments about Nunes's relationship with Parnas. Thank you. [154], In September 2019, Nunes sued the liberal nonprofit Campaign for Accountability (CfA) and the opposition research firm Fusion GPS. 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