House GOP has officially called for Rep. Adam Schiff resignation as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee in the wake of a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation that said investigators did not find evidence to prove criminal collusion between President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russia during the 2016 election. Adam Schiff is finally leaving.
The House Intelligence committee chairman is one of president Trump’s most outspoken critics, he has suggested in recent months that publicly available information about alleged interactions between staffers on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and Russian agents amounted to proof of collusion.
A four paged letter to congress on Sunday by Attorney General William Barr indicated that Mueller did not find proof of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. Barr’s delivery of Mueller’s findings has launched a new chapter in the battle over Mueller’s probe. Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Justice Department release Mueller’s full report, as they dismiss the attorney general’s summary of the probe as insufficient and incomplete, and they should move on.
Some Republicans have called on house intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to resign his office, citing past comments from the California Democrat, who has repeatedly declared he had seen evidence of collusion between President Trump and Russia in plain sight.
Kevin McCarthy who is the House Minority Leader criticized Adam Schiff’s previous comments on Fox News and demanded he step down as the chair of the House Intelligence panel with immediate effect.
Also, Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, a member of the Intelligence Committee, revealed to CNN on Tuesday that he believes Schiff “needs to step aside. I think that his leadership is compromised and it’s compromised. He backed his believes with three great reasons..
The first was that, he has stood in front of the American people and said things that were not true.
Secondly, he has attacked his fellow committee members and he has been divisive and saying things about the Republicans on the committee that aren’t true.
The third thing is: He’s transformed the committee from its focus, which is protecting our national security and the intelligence community, to being a vendetta against President Donald Trump’s family and even the Trump campaign, this acts can’t be condoned.
United States of America White House took its attacks on Adam Schiff a step further, calling for the congressman to vacate his seat in the House of Representatives altogether.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told Fox News on Monday that Schiff “ought to resign today.” She also falsely claimed the California Democrat “has been on every TV show 50 times a day for practically the last two years promising Americans that the president would either be impeached or indicted.
Adam Schiff, who took over as committee chair in January, appeared to shrug off calls for his resignation from the committee. He told CNN that he was more than used to attacks from his GOP colleagues and he would expect nothing less.
Adam Schiff can say what ever he wants but he won’t escape this fight. House Republicans has plotted his downfall, and it will be quick.