Devin Nunes is an American politician. Since 2003, he has been a member of the United States Congress and represents California’s 22nd congressional district. Nunes is the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a Republican member of Congress. He was part of President Donald Trump’s transition team.

Biography of Devin Nunes

Devin Nunes was born on October 1, 1973 to Antonio and Toni Duane Nunes in Tulare County, California. At the time of his birth, his parents operated a farm in Tulare County. The Nunes family is originally Portuguese. The family moved to California from the Azores in Portugal in the early 20th century.

President George W. In 2001, Bush appointed Nunes California State Director for the Rural Development Section of the United States Department of Agriculture. In addition to serving on the House Intelligence Committee, Mr. Nunes has also served on the House Commerce Subcommittee and the Health Care Subcommittee, as well as the Ways and Means Committee.

He co-chairs the US-Mexico Friendship Caucus Devin is also a member of the House Baltic caucus. In March 2017, the House Intelligence Committee launched an investigation into whether and to what extent Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential elections.

Nunes was accused of disclosing classified information to the public during the investigation. He denied any wrongdoing and the House Ethics Committee took no action against him. Nunes released a memo in February 2018 alleging that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Justice were involved in a conspiracy against President Trump, drawing inspiration from the FBI investigation and then the special counsel Robert Mueller on possible collusion between the Russian government and Trump. countryside.

The development was seen by most Democrats and some Republicans as a deeply disturbing attempt to protect and please President Trump by Nunes. Nunes has always had a tough stance on immigration. This was a source of controversy due to the fact that some of his family members admitted to using the services of illegal immigrants on their farms.

As chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Nunes played a pivotal role in investigating the State Department’s level of response to the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, by the Islamist militant group Ansar al-Sharia. The attack resulted in the deaths of US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith.

The House Intelligence Committee investigation carried on for two years. The committee’s final report absolved former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the State Department of any wrongdoing. No Obama administration official was deemed unsatisfactory.

It has been established that the United StatesMilitary and Central Intelligence Agencies (CIA) responded to the attack satisfactorily and in a timely manner, while acknowledging that the facilities were not sufficiently hardened to ward off an attack strongly armed and organized such as that orchestrated by Ansar al-Sharia..

Nunes had a falling out with Pentagon management when he proposed moving the intelligence centers of European Command and African Command to the Azores. He argued that construction costs and living expenses would be significantly lower than other venues. The Pentagon, however, refuted this claim by saying living costs in the Azores were high and moving would also be expensive.


Nunes attended the College of Redwoods where he earned his associate of arts degree in 1993. He then went to California Polytechnic where he earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, 1995. He later earned a master’s degree in agriculture from the same institution in 1996.

wife, family

Elizabeth Nunes (born Elizabeth Ann Tamariz) was born October 1, 1973. She is also of Portuguese descent and grew up in the Southern Valley in California. She is an elementary school teacher and also runs a home-based business, raising lapdogs.

Elizabeth Nunes married Devin Nunes in 2003 after her election to the US Congress from St. Aloysius Church, Washington DC. Interestingly, the couple were born on the same day. The Nunes are Catholic. Their first daughter Evelyn Rose was born in 2007, they have two other daughters with the names Julia Lauren and Margaret May.

Net value

Devin Nunes has an estimated net worth of $158,000. The bulk of its assets are in two wineries. He was ranked the 366th richest member of the House in 2016.