The right sees the Nunes memo as just the beginning


The fallout from the Nunes memo continues as the right highlights the document’s claims of abuse of power. A roundup of editorials Monday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the right:

Thank God that Trump won

From columnist Ben Stein: What Nixon did was nothing compared to the abuse of power by the intelligence community.

Nunes memo exposes abuse of power

From USA Today: Intelligence officials would do well to remember they work for us.

 If you love law enforcement, you must criticize FBI corruption

From The Federalist: You can’t let corruption go unchecked. Especially at the FBI.

The left wonders when the right started hating the FBI.


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