Nunes Tries to Use Steele Dossier to Defend Trump During Closed-Door Hearing

During a closed-door impeachment meeting on Capitol Hill, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) brought up a topic that surprised some attendees: the Steele dossier. The context, according to three sources familiar with the episode, was his effort to explain why President Trump might be the topic at handnamely, whether Trump pressured the Ukrainian government to investigate one of his political opponents. It was nutso, said one person familiar with the exchange. It was awkward. That source added that