Tag Archives: Adam Schiff

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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Trump Bashes Jeff Sessions And “Sleazy” Adam Schiff

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump kicked off Monday morning with a tweet that seemed to reflect his open hostility towards Jeff Sessions, his own appointee as attorney general. “So why aren’t the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & Russia relations?” the president wrote, describing his long-time supporter Sessions as troubled. …

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Adam Schiff: Obama Made A “Very Serious Mistake” By Not Taking Action Against Russian Hacking [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday the Obama administration made “a very serious mistake” for not taking action against Russia after learning of election meddling. “I think the administration needed to call out Russia earlier, needed to act to deter and punish Russia earlier and that was a very serious mistake,” Schiff told host Dana Bash on …

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Sean Hannity: Rep. Adam Schiff Should Recuse From Trump/Russia Probe For “Openly Showing Bias” [VIDEO]

Via Breitbart: Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s broadcast of “Hannity,” host Sean Hannity suggested in what he called a “mini-monologue” that perhaps it was Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, that he should recuse himself from the committee’s investigation into alleged ties the 2016 Trump campaign had with the Russian government. Hannity based his …

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Trump Ally Alex Jones Threatens To “Beat The Goddamn Ass” Of “Fairy Cocksucker” Rep. Adam Schiff [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: ROGER STONE: What we’re hearing from the Democrats both in the House and Senate is red-baiting — ALEX JONES: That’s on Drudge. STONE: — fear-mongering — It is well beyond the point of recklessness, whether it is [Rep.] Adam Schiff [D-CA] who has maligned me or whether it is Senator Mark Warner [D-VA] or whether …

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Evidence Of Trump’s Collusion With Russia Is Now “More Than Circumstantial” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that there is “more than circumstantial” evidence pointing to collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In an interview with “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said evidence suggesting that members of President Trump’s campaign conspired with the Kremlin to influence the presidential …

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Rep. Adam Schiff On Trump/Russia Collusion During Election: There Is Direct Evidence Of Deception [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Despite denials from some top intelligence officials that there was any evidence of collusion between associates of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian operatives while Moscow tried to interfere with the 2016 election, Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday defended the House Intelligence Committee continuing to look into the matter. Two weeks ago on “Meet The Press,” James …

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Adam Schiff: The Most Disturbing Possibility Is That Trump Really Believes His Wiretapping Claim [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The veracity of President Donald Trump’s claims has “real-world consequences,” California Rep. Adam Schiff said Sunday. Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said he doesn’t expect to see any evidence of the president’s explosive and unsubstantiated allegation last weekend that President Barack Obama illegally wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign, which the White House …

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Gorsuch’s Slam On Trump May Be “Choreographed” To Make Him Seem Independent

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) pushed back on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s comments that President Trump’s criticism of judges is “demoralizing,” claiming that Gorsuch’s remarks may have been “choreographed.” In light of Gorsuch’s comments, some Republicans are pointing to that as evidence that he’ll be independent from Trump. But Schiff rejected that premise in a Thursday interview, …

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