Rep. Schiff Blasts GOP Call for Resignation With Exhaustive List of Trump-Russia Ties
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, fired back at Republicans on the committee who signed a letter Thursday calling on him to resign.
Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) led the charge against Schiff, saying in a televised hearing Thursday morning that Republicans “have no faith” in the chairman’s “ability to discharge” his duties, and urged his resignation.
Schiff responded by comparing his colleagues’s criticisms to President Donald Trump’s “attacks.” He then embarked on a lengthy speech listing all of the ties between President Donald Trump, his campaign, and Russian interference in the 2016 election, including the Trump Tower meeting, Paul Manafort’s ties to oligarchs, Roger Stone’s ties to Wikileaks, and Jared Kushner’s attempts to establish a backchannel with Russians.
“You might say that’s all okay,” Schiff said. “You might say that’s just what you need to do to win, but I don’t think it’s okay. I think it’s immoral. I think it’s unethical. I think it’s unpatriotic. And yes, I think it’s corrupt and evidence of collusion.”
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