WASHINGTON — Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., one of former President Donald Trump's most loyal defenders, is leaving Congress to become CEO of the Trump Media and Technology Group, NBC News confirmed Monday. "Congressman Devin Nunes is a fighter and a leader. He will make an excellent CEO of TMTG," Trump said in a statement released by the company. "Devin understands that we must stop the liberal media and Big Tech from destroying the freedoms that make America great. America is ready for TRUTH Social and the end to censorship and political discrimination.” The San Joaquin Valley Sun previously reported that Nunes was not seeking re-election. Nunes, who is in his 10th term representing a district in California's Central Valley, was chairman of the Intelligence Committee for four years until Democrats took control of the House after the 2018 midterm elections. From that post, he staunchly defended Trump against allegations that Trump conspired with Russia to win the Oval Office. "As the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, with the entire weight of the legacy media and Wa . . . read the full article here.