WASHINGTON – With former FBI Director James Comey’s book releasing Tuesday and a deadline to turn his memos over to Congress Monday, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is saying that much of the content of the No. 1 “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership” appears to be based on those still-secret memos.
“It appears like there is much in the [Comey] book that comes from the memos,” Nunes, R-Calif., said on Fox News.
Nunes, along with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-South Carolina, sent a letter to the Justice Department Friday seeking the memos arguing there is “no legal basis for withholding these materials from Congress.”
“Copies of any unclassified memos should be produced to all three Committees in unredacted form,” they wrote. “Copies of any memos containing classified information should