Category: Schiff

Schiff: Trump, Barr ‘Can’t Gaslight History’ — Flynn Was a ‘Prime Counterterrorism Risk’
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Schiff: Trump, Barr ‘Can’t Gaslight History’ — Flynn Was a ‘Prime Counterterrorism Risk’

Friday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Attorney General Bill Barr’s Justice Department doing President Donald Trump’s “dirty work” by dropping the case against former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was an attempt to “gaslight history.” Melber said, “What is your response first to the legal development of the…

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Schiff Releases Secret Trove of Interviews After Being Pushed by GOPs
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Schiff Releases Secret Trove of Interviews After Being Pushed by GOPs

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Thursday released 57 interview transcripts from the committee’s probe into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, after being pushed by Republicans and the Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell. Grenell wrote a letter to Schiff earlier this week informing him that all the transcripts were…

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Schiff: Early Voting and Voting by Mail ‘Very Much Interrelated’ with ‘Economic Health’
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Schiff: Early Voting and Voting by Mail ‘Very Much Interrelated’ with ‘Economic Health’

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) defended House Democrats pushing for voting by mail and early voting in their coronavirus relief bill because such proposals are part of protecting the health of democracy, and “we view the economic health and the health of our democracy as very…

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Fact Check: Adam Schiff Misleads Mitt Romney About the Evidence
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Fact Check: Adam Schiff Misleads Mitt Romney About the Evidence

CLAIM: Trump told Sondland that “Zelensky has to announce these investigations.” FALSE. Adam Schiff relied on third-hand testimony contradicted by Sondland himself. Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) misquoted the testimony of U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland on Thursday evening, as Schiff answered questions in the Senate on the second day…

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Trump: Schiff ‘Sweating Like A Dog’ Because He’s Losing Impeachment
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Trump: Schiff ‘Sweating Like A Dog’ Because He’s Losing Impeachment

President Donald Trump ridiculed House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Thursday at a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump ridiculed Schiff as “sick,” “crazy,” and “shifty” during the rally. “He’s a sick puppy, but you know what?” Trump asked. “Today I hit my highest poll numbers since I got elected.” The president continued…

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Senators Ask Schiff Why He Hired Colleague of Alleged Whistleblower
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Senators Ask Schiff Why He Hired Colleague of Alleged Whistleblower

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) and other Republican senators asked lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff (D-CA) during the Senate impeachment trial Thursday why his committee hired Sean Misko, a former National Security Council staffer who was reportedly close to the alleged whistleblower, a day after the July 25 phone…

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Adam Schiff Tells Senate: You Cannot Simply ‘Rely on What Was Investigated in the House’
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Adam Schiff Tells Senate: You Cannot Simply ‘Rely on What Was Investigated in the House’

Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) tried to convince the Senate on Wednesday that it had to subpoena more witnesses and documents because it could not “rely on what was investigated in the House.” Schiff’s odd argument appeared to admit that the House investigation was insufficient, even as fellow House impeachment manager Rep.…

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Adam Schiff Refuses Whistleblower, IG Transcript — After Demanding Witnesses, Documents
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Adam Schiff Refuses Whistleblower, IG Transcript — After Demanding Witnesses, Documents

Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) demanded that the Senate subpoena additional witnesses and documents Wednesday — after declaring that he would not reveal the “whistleblower.” Schiff later said that he would not release the transcript of an interview with the Intelligence Committee Inspector General (ICIG) about the way in which the so-called…

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