In the recording Devin Nunes, a Republican Congressman and chair of the House Intelligence Committee, admitted that: “We have to keep the majority.
“If Jeff Sessions won’t un-recuse and Mueller won’t clear the President, we’re the only ones, which is really the danger.
“We have to keep all those seats.”
The audio was aired Wednesday by MSNBC on ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’.
MSNBC said it received the “secret audio recording” from a left-wing group called Fuse Washington.
A member of Fuse Washington paid to attend a Republican fundraiser last week where Mr Nunes made his remarks.
A spokesman for Mr Nunes responded angrily saying: “It’s unsurprising to see the left-wing media spin Chairman Nunes’ routine observations as some nefarious plot.
“These same media outlets spent the last year and a half touting non-existent Russia collusion conspiracy.”
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