GOP Scrambles for Consensus Over Health Care, Russia Investigation

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) (C) presides over a markup hearing on the proposed American Health Care Act, the Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 8, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes claimed Wednesday that intelligence agencies collected and "widely disseminated" information about members of President Trump's transition team. In response, Representative Adam Schiff, the Committee's top Democrat, denounced Nunes for not first sharing the information with other members. Meanwhile, House Republicans remain deadlocked over the GOP bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, and new revelations about the Trump campaign's ties to Russia surface. We discuss the latest political controversies.

Guests:

David French, senior fellow, National Review Institute

Jackie Speier, U.S. congresswoman representing California's 12th Congressional District, encompassing the southwest quarter of San Francisco and most of adjacent San Mateo County

Thomas Mann, resident Scholar, Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley; co-author, "It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the Politics of Extremism"

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