The House Intel Chief Devin Nunes made a startling revelation today. He announced that members of Trump’s transition team were “incidentally surveilled” from election day through inauguration. Nunes pointed out that the snooping on the transition team had nothing to do with the Russian probe.
Nunes: “I recently confirmed that on numerous occasions the intelligence community incidentally collected information about U.S. citizens involved in the Trump transition. Details about U.S. persons associated with the incoming administration details with little or no apparent foreign intelligence value were widely disseminated in intelligence community reporting.
Third, I have confirmed that additional names of Trump transition team members were unmasked.
And fourth and finally I want to be clear, none of this surveillance was related to Russia or the investigation of Russian activities or…