Ethics Committee clears Rep. Devin Nunes

Devin Nunes is pictured. | AP Photo

The Ethics Committee announced that following consultation with experts, it determined that the information Rep. Devin Nunes shared was not classified and would close its investigation. | AP Photo

The House Ethics Committee on Thursday cleared Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, of allegations that he disclosed classified information earlier this year by alleging that members of the Trump transition team had their communications monitored by the U.S. intelligence community. The Ethics Committee announced that following consultation with experts, it determined that the information Nunes shared was not classified and would close its investigation.

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