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Paul Ryan does indeed have the power to rein in Devin Nunes, but another possible scenario being posited by Rep Quigley, one of the members of the House Intelligence Committee, is that Nunes staff collaborated with White House staff in writing the memo. Both Ryan and Nunes it appears are deliberately concocting a narrative to provide a basis for Trump to fire Rosentein once the contents of the highly classified memo are made public. Here is Quigley's questioning:
Rep. Quigley: But let me ask you another question with the greatest respect. When you, as the majority, conceived of doing this memo for release to the body and to the public, the preparation, the thought of doing it, the consultation of it, was any of this done after/during conversations or consultations with anyone in the White House? Did they have any idea you were doing this? Did they talk about doing this with you? Did they suggest it? Did you suggest it to them? Did you consult in deciding how to go forward with this before, during, and after this point right now?
Rep. Nunes: I would just answer, as far as I know, no.
Rep. Quigley: Mr. Chairman, does that mean that none of the staff members that worked for the majority had any consultation, communication at all with the White House?
Rep. Nunes: The chair is not going to entertain a question by another member. (23-24)
If true this would be obstruction of justice by several people on both Nune's staff and White House aides.