WASHINGTON Jan 8 The top Republican and
Democrat on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee
on Sunday cast doubt on whether Russia can become an ally of the
United States, an idea President-elect Donald Trump has
Republican Devin Nunes, chairman of the committee, said on
"Fox News Sunday" he would like to see a U.S.-Russia friendship
but does not know if it is possible.
Adam Schiff, the committee's ranking Democrat, said on CNN
it would be great if Russia could be an ally, but, "It's not
realistic and we need to be clear eyed and sober about just what
the Russians are about."
(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)