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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)MoreCloseclosemore
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

With guest host Indira Lakshmanan.

The Nunes memo is out. What does it say? What doesn't it say? Will President Trump use it to fire the Department of Justice's No. 2 — or special counsel Robert Mueller?

Our guests will give us the latest.

Guests:

Jonathan Landay, national security reporter for Reuters. (@JonathanLanday)

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, Democratic congresswoman representing San Mateo and parts of San Francisco, California. (@RepSpeier)

U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, Republican congressman representing the first district of Arkansas. (@reprickcrawford)

Tim Weiner, former New York Times national security reporter.

From The Reading List:

New York Times: In Trump Vs. The FBI, Trump Will Lose — "President Trump entered office last year as a singular figure. But he has come to resemble two of his predecessors in one crucial respect. Though he’s more paranoid than Richard Nixon and more mendacious than Bill Clinton, he seems bent on following them down a road to hell: a confrontation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Like them, he’ll lose."

Reuters: Republicans Differ With Trump On Whether Memo Undercuts Russia Probe — "Several Republican lawmakers disagreed on Sunday with President Donald Trump’s assertion that a memo released last week by the House Intelligence Committee vindicated him in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election."

#ReleasetheMemo: An important step in government transparency...or a dire threat to national security? A damning expose of FBI bias….or a big, fat nothingburger? Will the memo put a stop to an anti-Trump “witch hunt”...or is it more fodder for Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion or obstruction of justice? This hour, On Point: the Republican memo from House Intelligence Committee - and what it means for President Trump, the FBI, and the Mueller investigation. --Indira Lakshmanan

This program aired on February 5, 2018.

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