Tag Archives: Adam Schiff

Adam Schiff: John Bolton Will Be An Important Witness

Axios reports: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on ABC’s “This Week” that he wants former White House national security adviser John Bolton to testify in the Ukraine investigation, but that he assumes the Trump administration will fight House investigators in court to prevent him from appearing. Schiff said, “John Bolton is a very important witness. We already know …

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Schiff: Impeachment Committees Are Moving Rapidly

The Hill reports: The lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump said Saturday that Democrats are “making rapid progress” in their investigation into the president’s dealings with Ukraine. “We’re trying to work expeditiously, but we’re also trying to be methodical in our work,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the Intelligence Committee, told reporters in the Capitol. “I think …

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House Republicans Fail In Bid To Censure Adam Schiff

Roll Call reports: House Republicans tried to force a vote Monday evening to censure House Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff, accusing the California Democrat of purposely misleading the public in his comments on the Intelligence Committee’s interactions with a whistleblower whose complaint sparked the impeachment inquiry. The House voted 218-185 on a motion from House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer …

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Trump Demands That House Censures Adam Schiff

Politico reports: House Republicans took steps on Wednesday to force a floor vote on a measure formally condemning Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who is leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, filed the censure resolution as “privileged,” meaning the House now has to act within the next …

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Trump Again Demands Identity Of Whistleblower

The Hill reports: President Trump early Monday knocked House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) over testimony from a whistleblower who helped spark the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, saying the person must testify and be identified. Schiff on Sunday said that testimony from the whistleblower who raised concerns about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine may no longer be necessary. “Given that …

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Schiff: Ukraine Whistleblower May Not Need To Testify

Axios reports: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday that the committees investigating President Trump and Ukraine may not need testimony from the whistleblower who filed the complaint that set off the impeachment inquiry. Why it matters: Schiff said that asking for a testimony could unnecessarily harm the whistleblower by exposing their identity, …

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Miller: “Schiff Should Not Be Allowed In Polite Society”

“What people need to do is they need to support our president. The battle lines are drawn. Support our president, and tell your members of Congress that they need to support our president, too. That is the single most important thing you can do. “Adam Schiff should not be allowed in polite society. He should be relegated to wearing a …

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Giuliani: I Won’t Testify Until Adam Schiff Is “Removed”

The Washington Post reports: Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that he would not testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee and that he “can’t imagine” that anyone from the Trump administration would appear before the panel led by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) either. “The position I’m stating is now the position of the administration,” Giuliani said in an interview …

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LIVE VIDEO: Top Dems Hold Impeachment Presser

The New York Daily News reports: Rep. Adam Schiff, who as the head of the House Intelligence Committee has become the public face of the Democrats impeachment inquiry, will attend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s weekly press conference later Wednesday morning. Pelosi’s office announced that the Democrat from California will take part in the presser late Tuesday. ​​Schiff’s panel last week …

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Trump Rages: This Is A Coup, Sick Schiff Must Resign

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump is escalating his rhetoric against the impeachment investigation being led by House Democrats. In a tweet, Trump says he has come to the conclusion that the inquiry is not really an impeachment, “it is a COUP, intended to take away the Power of the People.” In fact, a coup is usually defined as a sudden, …

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Trump Again Demands Treason Arrest Of Adam Schiff

Vox reports: President Donald Trump is defending himself against allegations he pressured Ukraine to investigate a potential political rival in part by working to cast doubt on one of the men leading the investigation into these allegations: Rep. Adam Schiff. Trump began by attacking Schiff’s character and stature (calling him “corrupt” and “liddle”), but in recent days has accused the …

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Trump Calls For Arresting Rep. Adam Schiff For Treason

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Monday suggested that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff could face “arrest for treason” over his recent statement about Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president. “Rep. Adam Schiff illegally made up a FAKE & terrible statement, pretended it to be mine as the most important part of my call to the Ukrainian President, and read …

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Schiff To Subpoena Giuliani For Ukraine Documents

The Daily Beast reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on 60 Minutes on Sunday night that he plans to subpoena Rudy Giuliani for documents tied to President Trump’s Ukraine call as early as this week. “We’re going to need evidence from Rudy Giuliani,” Schiff told CBS correspondent Scott Pelley. “And it’s our intention as soon as first thing …

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Adam Schiff: The Whistleblower Has Agreed To Testify

Splinter News reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff confirmed on Sunday that the whistleblower who denounced President Donald Trump’s inappropriate phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will appear before the committee to testify “very soon.” Appearing on ABC News’ This Week, Schiff said the whistleblower would appear with their attorneys, but not “minders” from either the Justice Department …

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Trump Demands Resignation Of “Sick” Adam Schiff

Roll Call reports: Donald Trump on Friday called for House Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff to resign over his portrayal of Trump’s message to Ukraine’s president in their phone call that the president called an attempt to “defraud the American public.” During a Thursday hearing about an intelligence community whistleblower’s complaint about that call and White House aides’ coordinated effort …

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Dem Bill Would Make Domestic Terror A Federal Crime

The Huffington Post reports: House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Friday introduced a bill that would criminalize domestic terrorism attacks. The bill would create a federal domestic terrorism crime and could be applied to attacks like mass shootings in El Paso, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Charleston, South Carolina, Schiff said in a statement. “Even though Americans today are …

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Schiff: Be Realistic, Only The Voters Will Remove Trump

“We do need to be realistic, and that is, the only way he’s leaving office, at least at this point, is by being voted out, and I think our efforts need to be made in every respect to make sure we turn out our people. Should we put the country through an impeachment? I haven’t been convinced yet that we …

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Schiff: The GOP Is Now A “Cult Of Trump’s Personality”

“In terms of the impeachment process, it’s not mandated by the Constitution. We can avail ourselves of this when the president demonstrates acts that are high crimes or misdemeanors. It is certainly true that much of his conduct qualifies for that, but at the same time we have to recognize the reality that one party, the Republican Party, has turned …

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House Democrats Consider $25,000 Daily Personal Fine On Trump Administration Figures Who Defy Subpoenas

“Much as I like the visual of [throwing people in jail], I think it’s far more practical to consider levying individual fines on the person — not the office — until they comply. You could fine someone $25,000 a day until they comply. You can do that. We’re looking through the history and studying the law to make sure we’re …

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Adam Schiff: Bill Barr Should Resign For Lying [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “I think his statement is deliberately false and misleading, and yes, most people would consider that to be a lie,” Schiff said on CBS This Morning. “Look, there’s no sugar coating this, I think he should step down. It’s hard, I think, for the country to have confidence in the top law enforcement official in the country …

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