Himes, a is part of the House Intelligence Committee, pleaded with FBI Director James Comey on Monday to take notice of Trumps bizarre reluctance to criticize Russias authoritarian leader.
There is intensepublic interest in the fact thatour new chairman will attackanyone and everyone, Himes said. He will attack the castingof Hamilton . He will attack Chuck Schumer. He will attack our allies, Mexico and Germany. He will attackthe intelligence community, whichyou lead, associating you with McCarthyism and Nazism.
Buttheres one person and onecountry which is immune, whichis inoculated from any form ofpresidential attack, Himes continued. No matterwhat the behaviour , no matter iftheres a violation of the INF nuclear treaty , no matterif Vladimir Putin killspolitical opponents the new chairperson defends, obfuscates, does notattack.