A congressional panel has voted unanimously to release a Democratic rebuttal to a Republican memo alleging bias against President Donald Trump.
The Republican president has five days to decide whether to declassify the 10-page document.
The House Intelligence Committee released the Democratic memo, which highlights flaws in the Republican one.
The Republican document claimed the FBI abused its power by investigating a Trump adviser.
Adam Schiff, who wrote the second memo, welcomed Monday’s vote by the Republican-controlled committee on which he is the top-ranking Democrat. The panel had previously blocked release of his document.
Republicans, he said, had “found themselves in an insupportable position when they released a misleading memo and refused to release the Democratic response, so I think they were compelled to take the action they did today”.
The California congressman said it would be “very hard” for the Trump administration now to block its release.
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What was in the Republican memo?
The four-page document centres on court-approved wiretapping of Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, who was placed under electronic surveillance by the FBI.