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Trump Overheard Saying He's In Favor Of Releasing Controversial Memo

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Trump Overheard Saying He's In Favor Of Releasing Controversial Memo
Trump was caught on camera saying he's in favor of releasing a memo that reportedly accuses the FBI and Justice Department of abusing their authority.
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Not long after President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night, he was caught on camera saying he's in favor of releasing a memo that reportedly accuses the FBI and Justice Department of abusing their authority.

"Let's release the memo," U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan said.

"Oh yeah, don't worry, 100 percent. Can you imagine?" Trump replied.

As Trump was leaving the House floor, Rep. Duncan of South Carolina mentioned the controversial memo, which was put together by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes.

As we previously reported, the committee voted Monday to release the memo. And the White House seems to be open to the idea too. But critics say the memo is a misleading political attack designed to distract from more pressing issues, like the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Trump has a few more days to review the memo and decide if he wants to release it to the public.