House Speaker Paul Ryan tells reporters,''Devin Nunes has earned my trust over many years for his integrity,'' after Nunes. the chairman of the House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee said that he would step down from the panel's investigation into Russia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says "Devin Nunes has earned my trust over many years for his integrity" during a news conference on Wednesday (April 6). The chairman of the House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, said on Thursday that he was temporarily stepping down as head of the panel's investigation into Russia, citing what he said were "entirely false" accusations filed against him with the Office Of Congressional Ethics. In a statement announcing his decision, Nunes said he wanted to speak with the ethics office as soon as possible "to expedite the dismissal of these false claims."