The audio, obtained exclusively by MSNBC, is of Nunes talking at a private fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Spokane, Washington, on July 30.
It's also worth noting that Mueller and Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein, who now oversees the investigation, are both Republicans who were highly respected across the board prior to the start of the investigation.
Nunes appeared to say at the meeting that it was important the GOP maintain control in Congress after the November election so that they continue to check on the Russian Federation probe. "Which is really the danger", Nunes said, referring to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel heading the investigation into Russian efforts to sway the 2016 election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign.
The audio was aired Wednesday by MSNBC on "The Rachel Maddow Show". "That's why I keep - and thank you for saying it, by the way - I mean, we have to keep all these seats".
"We have to keep the majority", he adds. -Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) In the series of recordings, as Maddow lays out in detail, Nunes also admits that a USA politician running for office who accepts and then releases, "let's say", the stolen emails from a foreign entity, that would be "criminal" activity.
Shearer: Don't write off Manchester United
With so much business being done since the end of last season, it has been tough to keep track of who has gone where. The Reds will start the new Premier League campaign with a clash against West Ham United at Anfield on Sunday.
Nunes' office did not immediately return a request for comment today, but his spokesman Jack Langer told The Hill newspaper that "these are sensible ideas".
AUDIENCE MEMBER: "But also, on things that came up in the House on Rosenstein impeachment thing".
Nunes' comments on the timing of an impeachment fight echo what House Speaker Paul Ryan, who does not support the impeachment push, has publicly said. "Well, and you have to decide what you want right now because the Senate only has so much time". They said, "McMorris Rodgers sounds like she's reinforcing what Nunes is saying". "I don't think we should be cavalier with this process or term".
Just days before Nunes' closed-door remarks in Washington state, a group of conservative lawmakers introduced a resolution calling for Rosenstein's impeachment, though they stopped short of forcing a vote on the matter. "It's a matter of, it's a matter of timing". Either way, he said, such a power move would have to wait until after Kavanaugh is confirmed by the Senate.
Holy Jim volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Milligan, 71, said that Clark "is just a scourge on this canyon", according to NPR . Clark, who is being held on $1 million bond, is slated to appear in court Thursday (Friday NZT), records show.
Malware can also come bundled with the actual official Android version of the game downloaded from an unofficial third-party. Epic has to share 30 percent of those purchases made on iOS devices with Apple due to the terms of the App Store.
Just over 28 percent of the voting-age population cast ballots, an upturn over the previous high of 24 percent from 1982. John James and Sandy Pensler squared off in a GOP primary for the chance to face Democratic Sen.
At least three Palestinians died in Gaza , according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in a CNN report . A Palestinian rocket struck the southern city of Beersheba late in the afternoon, landing in an open area.
Staff claim this creates huge insecurity for them, blocking their access to state benefits in their country. Ryanair planes have a capacity of 189, meaning more than 74,000 passengers could be affected.
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Former Manchester United striker Owen ruled out the Red Devils launching a sustained challenge in the Premier League this season. They weren't always convincing, but United got the win they so desperately needed after a hard summer.
Dennis Shields, 51 , has been in what the "Real Housewives of New York" star described as an "on and off" relationship since 2016. I'm so sad for her.This saddens me to no end because it seems to be never-ending for her". "But we do break up a lot".
I expect Leicester to make life hard and I see this being a tight game but ultimately feel United will have just enough to edge it.
Partial solar eclipse set to happen on August 11
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As Turkey Crisis Mounts, Contagion Jitters Hit Global Banks
Mr Erdogan has been putting pressure on the central bank to not raise interest rates in order to keep fuelling economic growth. President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 16, 2017.
U.S. issues warning to citizens after Kerala floods
Rino of Manaykkaparambil house, Panickankudy was killed in a landslip which occurred near the premises of his house on Friday. Amid rains continuing to lash the state, educational institutions across Kerala have declared a holiday today.
Don't get excited about anyone in Derrius Guice's absence
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Argentina Senate Votes Against Legalizing Abortion
Catholic and evangelical groups protested abortion with the slogan, " Argentina , filicide (child murder) will be your ruin". Meanwhile, at the city's Metropolitan Cathedral, a "mass for life" was held in support of keeping laws unchanged.
Trump is a bigot who used racial slurs, ex-aide Omarosa says
Using the N-word wasn't just the way he talks but, more disturbing, it was how he thought of me and African-Americans as a whole'. Sanders also says, "It's sad that a disgruntled former White House employee is trying to profit off these false attacks".