Tag Archives: Adam Schiff

Adam Schiff: Trump And His Lawyers Are Terrified About Manafort Plea, Mueller Takes Everybody Down [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that he believes President Trump and his lawyers are “terrified” at the prospect of what former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could tell prosecutors as part of a new cooperation agreement. “They may think they know what Manafort has to say because he was part of that joint defense agreement, but …

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Adam Schiff Asks Mueller To Consider Perjury Charges

David Corn reports at Mother Jones: On Thursday afternoon, Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.), the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, made a dramatic request: He essentially asked special counsel Robert Mueller to consider whether perjury charges should be brought against witnesses who testified to the committee during its Trump-Russia investigation. Schiff did not convey this request directly to Mueller. …

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Dems After DOJ Briefing: “No Evidence” Of Spying

Buzzfeed News reports: Congressional leaders on Thursday participated in an unusual pair of meetings with administration officials to discuss the FBI’s use of an informant in its counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia in 2016. Democrats who attended the meetings said there was “no evidence” presented to support the claim repeatedly made by President Donald Trump in …

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Schiff Demands Inquiry Into Trump Data Firm [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: US congressional investigators want the head of data firm Cambridge Analytica to testify again before their committee, under subpoena if necessary, after a whistleblower claimed the company exploited Facebook and received millions of people’s profiles that were taken without authorisation. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, called for the company to be “thoroughly …

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State TV: Rep. Adam Schiff Is A Russian Propagandist

Mediaite reports: Conservative radio talkshow host Mark Levin blasted Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) over his handling of the ongoing Russia investigation. And he held nothing back. “Mr. Schiff is a shill for the Russian government,” Levin declared on Sean Hannity’s show. “And I’m gonna tell you why it is Schiff who is a propagandist for the Russian government despite his …

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Trump Lies About Quote From Fox News Host

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump mangled a quote from a Fox News anchor in an attack on Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. In a tweet late Saturday, Trump claimed to have quoted a Fox News report by Molly Line, who was describing a Democrat memo rebutting GOP claims of surveillance abuses by Justice Department …

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Trump Rages After Dem Memo Busts Nunes’ Narrative

Politico reports: The FBI team investigating the 2016 Trump campaign’s contacts with Russians had already opened inquiries into multiple people connected to the campaign when it received a controversial dossier alleging illicit ties between then-candidate Trump and the Kremlin, a Democratic memo released by the House Intelligence Committee revealed Saturday. The dossier, compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele, wasn’t …

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Rep. Adam Schiff Mocks Trump’s Claim Of Vindication: He Claims This Anytime Someone Sneezes [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) jabbed President Donald Trump on Sunday for citing the indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team in their probe on Russian election meddling as proof his campaign had not colluded with foreign operatives. During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the Democratic lawmaker was asked whether he felt the indictment by Mueller …

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Senate Weighs Contempt Charge For Bannon Because He’ll Only Answer Questions Approved By White House

CNN reports: Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of President Donald Trump, declining to answer a wide array of key questions pertinent to the Russia investigation and prompting lawmakers to consider holding him in contempt. GOP Rep. Mike Conaway and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff …

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Trump Blames Dems For “Very Political” Memo

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday morning offered an explanation for his decision not to release a Democratic rebuttal of the Republican memo that made the case the F.B.I. abused its powers and was politically motivated in the spying on of Carter Page. Democrats have been angling for the declassification of their memo, which they claim outlines …

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BREAKING: Trump Won’t Release Dem Memo

The Hill reports: President Trump has reportedly told House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes that he is unable to approve the release of the Democratic countermemo to Nunes’ surveillance memo, according to Bloomberg. Nunes’ memo was released publicly last week after weeks of public battle between committee Republicans and Democrats. The memo accuses FBI and Justice Department officials of …

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House Intel Committee Votes Unanimously To Release Dem Memo On FBI, Trump Now Has Five Days To Veto

The New York Times reports: The House Intelligence Committee voted on Monday to make public a classified Democratic memorandum rebutting Republican claims that the F.B.I. and the Justice Department had abused their powers to wiretap a former Trump campaign official, setting up a possible clash with President Trump. The vote gives Mr. Trump five days to review the Democratic memo …

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Schiff Hits Back At Trump, Mocks “Executive Time”

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Monday fired back at President Trump after Trump ripped the California Democrat as “one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington.” Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has been a vocal critic of Trump. In recent days, he became a central figure objecting to the release of a …

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Trump Accuses “Little Adam Schiff” Of Leaking

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday accused U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee that is investigating alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 presidential election, of leaking “confidential” information. Trump is now recycling his juvenile nicknames, having already attacked “Little” Marco Rubio on many occasions. This morning’s tweet-spasm was spawned, as usual, by …

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Adam Schiff: Nunes “Secretly Changed” Anti-FBI Memo

Newsweek reports: The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee made “material changes” to a controversial memo before providing it to the White House to be considered for public release, according to the top Democrat on the committee. In a letter Wednesday night, Representative Adam Schiff, the Democratic ranking member of the committee, accused Representative Devin Nunes, its Republican chairman, of …

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Axios: Trump’s Already Decided To Release Memo

Mike Allen reports at Axios: Jonathan Swan and I are told that President Trump has already made up his mind to release the memo, which he sees as vindication, despite Justice Department resistance. Trump believes it will solidify in the public’s mind that there’s a Deep State out to get him. Couple that fact with some genuinely troubling text messages …

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Adam Schiff: Junior Invoked Attorney-Client Privilege To Evade Committee Questions On Russia [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, told reporters on Wednesday evening that Donald Trump Jr. cited attorney-client privilege to avoid answering the committee’s questions about a discussion he had with President Donald Trump about his June 2016 meeting with Kremlin-linked officials. After the committee completed its interview with Trump Jr., …

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Rep. Adam Schiff To Intro Measure Preventing Secret Service From Paying Any Business Owned By Trump

USA Today reports: If Rep. Adam Schiff has his way, the Secret Service wouldn’t be able to pay any businesses owned or operated by President Trump. The California Democrat announced Wednesday his plans to introduce an amendment to an appropriations bill meant to fund the government for fiscal 2018. The amendment reads: “None of the funds made available by this …

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Adam Schiff: It’s Premature To Talk About Removing Trump For Being Mentally Incapacitated [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that he sees “some serious issues” with President Trump’s capabilities that aren’t likely to get better but that it’s premature to consider invoking a constitutional provision to force him from office. “I certainly think that there’s an issue with the president’s capability. There’s some attribute of his character that …

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Rep. Adam Schiff Tamps Down Impeachment Talk

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: Democrats feverishly looking to send President Trump to an early retirement should step back and take a deep breath, a leading California Democrat said Thursday. With the GOP controlling both houses of Congress, nothing is going to happen until Republican members are presented with examples “of very specific conduct that says their vote (to impeach …

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