(Washington Examiner) Rep. Devin Nunes said the Justice Department inspector general may now be able to find out when British ex-spy Christopher Steele first briefed the FBI about his anti-Trump research as part of an investigation into alleged abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

The California Republican reacted to news Tuesday that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s team conducted a two-day interview with Steele, the author of the unsubstantiated and salacious dossier attacking President Trump that was used by the FBI to obtain FISA warrants to surveil onetime Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

Although Nunes called this a “good development,” he also said there is one significant caveat that stands in the way of a potential breakthrough considering he believes Steele’s sources are dubious at best.

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