Rep. Devin Nunes slammed the FBI at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, saying the bureau was not cooperating with the House of Representative’s ongoing investigation in to the Obama administration’s surveillance of the Trump campaign, Real Clear Politics reports.
After confirming earlier Wednesday that Trump and campaign officials had been ‘incidentally’ surveilled by the intelligence community, Nunes held a press conference outside the White House after briefing the President.
"And I'll tell you, NSA is being cooperative," Nunes said, "but so far the FBI has not told us whether or not they’re going to respond to our March 15th letter, which is now a couple of weeks old.”
The letter refers to a request by the House Intelligence Committee asking the CIA and FBI for information over possible Trump surveillance during the 2016 election.
“The Committee still has not received information requested from the CIA and FBI in our March 15 letter that is necessary to determine whether information collected on U.S. persons was mishandled and leaked. However, the NSA has partially met our request and has committed to fully meet our request by the end of next week,” said a statement from the committee.
Nunes also added at the press conference that, based on the intelligence reports he’s seen, he "cannot rule out" President Obama’s direct involvement in monitoring the Trump team.
Watch Nunes speak at the White House above.