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Nunes: Get Ready for More News About Bad Behavior by Mueller Prosecutors

No scandals during the Obama administration? There were plenty, and the Russia investigation can of worms is still being peeled open.

According to the Washington Examiner:

Rep. Devin Nunes predicted more fallout from then-special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

After the Justice Department recommended a steep prison sentence for Trump confidant Roger Stone, which was walked back on Tuesday, the California Republican said that “this is not going to be the only example” of questionable behavior during the federal inquiry he called an “obstruction of justice trap.”

“There’s more to come on this,” the House Intelligence Committee ranking member told Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, before noting that all four prosecutors in the Stone case, including three who were on Mueller’s team, quit after the Justice Department rebuked their recommendation of up to nine years in prison for the longtime GOP operative. A more lenient three to four years in prison were suggested in the latest court filing.

“We think there’s other examples of things that they did during the Mueller investigation that I think you and your listeners and the American people will be very interested to learn in the coming weeks as we start to unpeel the onion of what the Mueller team was really doing,” he added.

Intel Chair Nunes Recuses Himself from Russia Probe

A Democrat would never have stepped aside just because Republicans were demanding it.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes will temporarily recuse himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the face of an ethics investigation, he said in a statement Thursday.

According to the statement, Nunes will cease control to Reps. Michael Conaway R-Texas, Trey Gowdy R-S.C., and Tom Rooney R-Fla., the Washington Examiner reported.

Nunes has been the center of controversy following his decision to go to the White House grounds to view documents related to the case provided to him by administration officials. Instead of briefing the committee, Nunes went to the press and the White House with information that Trump and his associates may have been caught up in surveillance of legitimate targets before briefing the committee.

While Nunes has maintained that he could be an independent investigator, he has been criticized by Democrats for doing the White House’s dirty work and being more loyal to Trump than the investigation.