Rep. Devin Nunes sounded off at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Saturday on how former President Barack Obama allowed to Russia to gain prominence during his administration.
“We went through a whole European infrastructure consolidation process of military installations across Europe, abandoned a lot of abilities in the North Atlantic to track Russian subs,” Nunes said.
“We actually had the president of the United States, who said on a hot mic to the prime minister of Russia at the time, ‘Just tell Vladimir to wait after the election.’ That was President Obama who said that.” (RELATED: Nunes Presses Current And Former US Officials Over Dossier)
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“So who created this Russian threat? Who? It was the last administration that put us in this position,” Nunes said. (RELATED: Nunes Wants Carter Page’s FISA Court Transcripts)
The much-awaited Democratic memo on the Steele dossier was also released Saturday.