Top House Intelligence Committee Democrat says he won't make changes to Nunes rebuttal memo

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House Intelligence Committee ranking member Adam Schiff said Tuesday that he would not make any revisions to the Democratic rebuttal to the so-called Nunes memo.

President Donald Trump declined to declassify the Democratic memo on Friday, citing national-security risks.

Schiff said he would only make redactions as necessary and based on the advice of the FBI and Department of Justice.

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday that he will not make any revisions to the Democratic memo that was drafted as a rebuttal to the so-called Nunes memo, authored by Chair Devin Nunes.

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