The Wall Street Journal: House probe into Russian meddling stalled amid calls for Nunes to step aside

A congressional investigation into alleged Russian government meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election ground to a halt Tuesday over the contested actions of a committee chairman and an attempt by the Justice Department to limit the testimony of a key witness.

Top Democrats and congressional Republicans have called for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R., Calif.) to step aside over his visit last week to the White House to view unspecified intelligence documents and his decision to cancel a hearing.

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“Our investigation is stalled,” said Rep.

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