White House officials had at first arranged for only Nunes to be briefed.
Meanwhile, the White House handed out classified information on the professor to Republican political leaders even while decrying the "politicization" of intelligence.
Inherent in the Intelligence Committee's work "is the responsibility to ask tough questions of the executive branch", he said in a statement.
"And yet at the same time, we continue to see this dragging out of a narrative, you know, where we're not seeing documents, where we're not getting the type of transparency that really members of Congress have requested for seven or eight months", Meadows added. Nunes, House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, met at the White House.
"When will the 13 Angry Democrats (& those who worked for President O), reveal their disqualifying Conflicts of Interest?"
However, the presence of Flood, Trump's White House lawyer for the Russian Federation investigation raised eyebrows. "After making their brief comments they departed before the meetings officially started".
Lawmakers remained uncertain Thursday morning about what material would be shared. Moderate Republicans were distressed that Trump politicized intelligence by holding classified briefings that excluded Democrats.
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The FBI and Justice Department on Thursday held a pair of high-level briefings for lawmakers in an effort to ease Republican pressure over the Russian Federation investigation, amid Trump's outcry over revelations that a confidential informant made contact with several of his advisers during the 2016 campaign.
President Trump revisited his angry crusade Sunday against "13 Angry Democrats" and special counsel Robert Mueller's "rigged investigation", blasting Democrats for failing to investigate the ill-fated 2016 campaign of Hillary Clinton.
"His exposure is unacceptable", Nadler wrote to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray late Thursday. According to the USA official and another person briefed on the Capitol Hill meeting, Nunes did not speak at all during the briefing.
Schiff said Flood's presence at the meeting was "completely inappropriate". Trump canceled that meeting on Thursday, but it may still take place. "What is the point of the separate briefing if not to cause partisan trouble?"
James Clapper, former national intelligence director known for his apolitical nature and dedication to public service, recently broke his silence to say America has elected a president who twists and distorts truth to his advantage and uses the presidency to generate financial gain for himself and his family. Trump tweeted. "They journeyed down to Washington, D.C., with stars in their eyes and wanting to help our nation".
Mueller is investigating possible coordination between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign.
It's unclear who Trump was referring to in his tweet, though at least 19 people have been charged in Mueller's investigation, which began in May 2017.
Asked if the Federal Bureau of Investigation had spied on Trump's campaign, Clapper said: "No, they were not".