10 things you need to know today: February 3, 2018

House Republicans release controversial Nunes memo without redaction, Pentagon reveals new nuclear policy, and more

 A six-page memo alleging misconduct by senior FBI officials investigating President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was released to the public February 2, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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1. House Republicans release controversial Nunes memo without redaction

President Trump on Friday approved the complete declassification of a controversial memo compiled by Republicans under Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on the House Intelligence Committee. The four-page memo was released later that day. It purports to contain proof of "a troubling breakdown of legal processes established to protect the American people" from improper surveillance by the government, and it questions the "legitimacy and legality" of certain actions by the FBI and Justice Department. The White House approved the release over DOJ and FBI objections. Both agencies expressed "grave concerns" about the document's accuracy. Trump called the memo's revelations a "disgrace," saying, "A lot of people should be ashamed of themselves."

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