Breaking: Intelligence Committee Republicans demand Adam Schiff’s immediate resignation as chair

· March 28, 2019  
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Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have united to call for Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff’s “immediate resignation” as the chairman of the committee. 

In a letter signed by all nine Republican members of the committee, GOP lawmakers cite Schiff’s continuous claims that he had evidence that President Trump conspired with the Russian government to win the 2016 presidential election.

Rep. Schiff has regularly, without evidence, accused President Trump of colluding with the Russian government to win the 2016 presidential election. Moreover, he has often claimed that he personally possesses proof of collusion. Yet he has never presented any of this supposed evidence to the public. 

In addition to being an apparent collusion truther, Schiff is regularly accused of leaking sensitive information. 

President Trump has described the Democrat congressman as “one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington.” He took to Twitter this morning demanding Schiff’s immediate resignation for his work in spreading the false Russian collusion conspiracy theories. 

The GOP’s newfound inspiration comes on the heels of special counsel Robert Mueller concluding, according to Attorney General William Barr, that there is zero evidence that the president colluded with Russia.

Prior to the 2018 elections, Schiff promised that the Democrats’ Trump-Russia campaign “won’t stop when we take the majority.” In other words, if Mueller failed to prosecute the president, then Schiff would take up that mantle and tie up President Trump in sham investigations.

 


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Author: Jordan Schachtel

Jordan Schachtel is the national security correspondent for Conservative Review and editor of The Dossier for Blaze Media. Follow him on Twitter @JordanSchachtel.