Still on the fence about the Nunes memo? The left has the answer – it’s the Schiff memo


The Democratic memo showed the Republican memo to be exactly what it is – red meat to the right. A roundup of editorials Tuesday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the left:

1. Democratic memo shows no abuse of power with wiretap
 

From USA Today: The memo shows that the FBI had good reason to wiretap Carter Page.

2. Democratic rebuttal to the Nunes memo tears it apart
 

From Vox: The Democratic memo shows that the FBI did not use the Steele dossier as a reason to go after Page, but as supporting evidence for its action.

3. Nail in the coffin for Nunes memo

From U.S. News and World Report: The Schiff memo showed just how bad the Nunes memo is.

The right puts blame for Parkland where it should be - on government.


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