So he's going to stay as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, the full committee, but he's going to leave the Russian Federation investigation to his colleagues, including Mike Conaway of Colorado, Trey Gowdy of SC and other top Republicans on the panel.
Nunes said in his statement that he has requested to speak to the House Ethics Committee "at the earliest possible opportunity in order to expedite the dismissal of these false claims".
Mr Nunes did not disclose details of the allegations.
The Ethics Committee "is investigating and gathering more information regarding these allegations", they said.
"But Chairman Nunes wants to make sure he is not a distraction to this very important investigation", he added. "I'm sure it was a very hard decision for him but, as he mentioned, I do think it's in the best interest of the investigation", he said to ABC News.
Nunes's stepping aside came after weeks of public tensions between himself and Adam Schiff, the Democratic vice chairman of the Intelligence Committee.
A Republican congressman familiar with the situation told CNN that the ethics committee complaint against Nunes runs the risk of changing the way the intelligence committee does its job.
Francia: Matan a policía tras tiroteo en París
Una importante fuerza policial se ha desplegado por la avenida, que ha sido evacuada y cortada totalmente al tráfico. Según los testigos , el autor de los disparos bajó de un coche y comenzó a disparar con "un fusil Kaláshnikov" .
Clapper was the first in the intelligence community to say that Trump's claim to have been wire tapped by former President Barack Obama during the transition period had no basis in fact.
"I am hopeful that under the leadership of Mike Conaway we can move forward in a bipartisan way that gets to the truth of Russia's interference in our election and whether any Americans were involved", Castro said.
GREENE: So is this a sign that Donald Trump and his White House, they want a clean investigation that in their hopes would show that there was just nothing the Trump campaign did with Russian Federation, and they want to make sure that that is credible going forward? I do think that it calls up the need once again for a truly independent commission, something that would supplement whatever we do in Congress, but would be detached from Congress, would be beyond any kind of political interference by the White House.
House Republican leaders, including Speaker Paul Ryan, praised his action.
The announcement surprised journalists who had been covering Nunes closely.
Aaron Hernández se ahorcó en su celda
Bradley afirmó que Hernández se enfureció después de que Abreu topó con él mientras bailaba, derramando su bebida. Por haber asesinado a Odin Lloyd, novio de su hermana y jugador semiprofesional de los Boston Bandits.
As soon as Beal let the ball fly, Wall raised both arms in celebration. "It's game over", Wall said post-game. I am a big fan of Coach Mike Budenholzer , but I think he made a few mistakes with his rotation in Game 1 .
They are fighting, especially in spring and summer, motivated teams- those who want to get into European Cups or avoid relegation. For an expert, it is a reason to ensure a stable income with the competent rates combined with rational management of the bank.
Gorsuch's judicial oath was administered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch worked as a clerk as a young lawyer. All current justices, as well as Scalia's widow, Maureen, and eldest son, Eugene, were present for both ceremonies.
Renato Sales Heredia, comisionado Nacional de Seguridad, aseguró en Quintana Roo, que en el combate a la inseguridad, la impunidad y corrupción, es necesario fortalecer no sólo a las instituciones, sino a quienes las encabezan.
French President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the circumstances of the attack in a country pointed to a terrorist act. Mr Brandet said a robbery may have been carried out at the same time as the attack but it is not clear if the two are linked.
On Wednesday, Mr Tillerson repeated the Trump administration's view that "strategic patience is a failed approach". The evidence is clear: Iran's provocative actions threaten the United States, the region and the world.
Court again finds voter discrimination
The ruling found similar discrimination in five other counties across the state: Dallas, Bexar, el Paso, Nueces, and bell. The panel included two Republican appointees.
Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting
Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said on BFM television that a man came out of a auto and opened fire on a police vehicle. Officers could be seen forcibly removing innocent citizens from the area as they attempted to get them to safety.
Novice Democrat tops Georgia race, but faces runoff
Press secretary Sean Spicer said the results marked a "big loss" as they had been anticipating a large win. Ossoff's failure to win the seat outright also highlights the ongoing problems with the Democratic Party.