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“Extraordinary that Repub House & Senate Intell Committee leaders have now both said that no evidence supports Trump's surveillance claim”. Republicans are threatening to expose Trump as the emperor with no clothes. “GCHQ is our most important intelligence ally. Trump compromising this relationship to try to cover his own embarrassment harms US security”.

Is Trump trying to fail so he can blame everyone else when things go to hell while he remains a populist hero? Rich Lowry on how the GOP crackup happens.