At a private fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes conceded that collusion is in fact a crime.
Nunes’ position is at odds with that of President Trump and his legal team, who have recently argued that collusion is not a crime.
Audio of Nunes’ remarks at the private fundraiser was aired on Wednesday’s edition of The Rachel Maddow Show. Using a hypothetical, Nunes conceded that if a political campaign exploited emails provided to it by a foreign government that hacked them, “Then that’s criminal.”
Here’s a full transcript of what Nunes said about collusion, followed by the audio.