The House Intelligence Committee voted Monday to release a Democratic rebuttal to GOP accusations that the FBI misled a secret surveillance court — but whether the information actually becomes public will depend on President Trump, who has heaped scorn on the effort.

The vote means the political rancor roiling Congress is likely to continue, as accusations and counter-accusations fly about which party is misrepresenting or misusing sensitive intelligence surrounding the ongoing probe into whether any Trump associates coordinated with the Kremlin to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Before the vote, Trump charged in a tweet that the committee’s top Democrat, Rep. Adam B. Schiff (Calif.) “leaves closed committee hearings to illegally leak confidential information” and “must be stopped” — suggesting the president may decide not to allow Schiff’s assertions to be made public.

The committee’s Republican members previously signaled they would support eventually making the memo public, and the panel’s chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), predicted the committee would approve its release.

Former CIA director John Brennan and lawmakers from both parties on Feb. 4 commented on the release of a GOP memo alleging surveillance abuses by the FBI. (Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post)

The four-page GOP document released Friday accuses the FBI and the Justice Department of misusing information from a British ex-spy during the 2016 election to help justify their warrant application to surveil a former Trump campaign adviser, Carter Page.

The Democrats’ 10-page rebuttal, written by Schiff and staffers, suggests that the Republicans’ memo is misleading and relies on cherry-picked information intended to discredit the ongoing probe into possible links between Russian agents and the Trump campaign.

In his Monday tweet, the president accused “Little Adam Schiff” of being “one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington,” along with former FBI director James B. Comey; Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee; former CIA director John Brennan; and former director of national intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. All had spoken out against releasing the GOP memo.

Schiff needed Republican support to carry his motion. Even with the committee voting to release his memo, the final say belongs to Trump. Under congressional rules, the president has five days to consider whether to block the memo’s release. If he blocks it, Nunes could still ask the full House to override the president’s decision.

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said last week that he supports the public release of the Democrats’ rebuttal once it goes through the same process the GOP memo was put through. The GOP memo was available to House members to read in a secure facility for 11 days before the panel voted to make it public; last Monday, the House Intelligence Committee voted to make the Democrats’ memo available to all members to peruse in a secure facility as well.

Democrats have said they intend to let law enforcement officials redact any sensitive information in their document before making it public.

Also Monday, Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) released a heavily redacted version of their memo urging the Justice Department to investigate whether the British ex-spy, Christopher Steele, lied to the FBI. Steele authored a now-famous dossier of allegations alleging ties between Trump associates and the Kremlin, a document at the center of Republicans’ complaints about the bureau.

The two senators also made clear that they are probing whether officials at the State Department may have helped Steele. Nunes has indicated that he is investigating this as well.

The document made public by Grassley on Monday indicates that the Senate Judiciary Committee launched its inquiry in response to reports published by The Washington Post about Steele and the firm that hired him, Fusion GPS. It accuses Steele of misleading the FBI about his contact with reporters during the campaign.

Steele declined to comment. A lawyer for Fusion GPS did not immediately comment on the document.

John Wagner contributed to this report.

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