WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 19: Ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Devin Nunes (L) (R-CA) and minority counsel Steve Castor confer during a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony from Jennifer Williams, adviser to Vice President Mike Pence for European and Russian affairs, and National Security Council Director for European Affairs Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, during the third day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, whom House Democrats say held back U.S. military aid for Ukraine while demanding it investigate his political rivals. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin - Pool/Getty Images)

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Republican Counsel for the Intelligence Committee Stephen Castor haven't had an easy go of it during these two weeks of public impeachment hearings.

Nunes has delivered little more than conspiracy theories and name-calling in his lackluster rebuttals to Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff's arguments for President Donald Trump's impeachment. The hashtag #DevinNunesIsAnIdiot trended on Twitter for two days straight after the testimony of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Vice Presidential Aide Jennifer Williams.

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is fighting back after speculation that his efforts in Ukraine weren't to benefit Trump, but to benefit Giuliani's own interests.

However, his target is an unlikely one: Republican Counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, Stephen Castor.

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