Trump Aides ID’d as Secret Source; Senate Probes Russia Meddling

Two White House officials provided House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes with the information concerning intelligence reports that showed President Donald Trump and campaign associates were picked up incidentally in foreign surveillance, according to a news report.

The New York Times reported Thursday that two White House officials — Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis, formerly general counsel for Rep. Devin Nunes’ House Intelligence Committee — helped provide the intelligence reports the chairman cited regarding incidental collection of Trump and his associates during what Nunes said was legal, foreign intelligence gathering.

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