WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee has voted to release a Democratic rebuttal to a GOP memo on the Russia investigation.READ MORE: Man Sentenced For Throwing Concrete At Pittsburgh Police Car At Protest
The panel vote was unanimous to make the classified Democratic document public. It now goes to President Donald Trump for a five-day review, and he will decide whether to allow its release – as he did with the Republican document last week.
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The Democratic document aims to counter the Republican document, which accused the FBI and Justice Department of abusing their authority in monitoring a onetime Trump campaign associate.
A White House spokesman says Trump will “consider” the Democratic memo’s release the same way he considered the Republican document.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 7,606 New Cases, 100 More Deaths
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