Skip to comments.So Now Schiff Thinks Staff Members Are Off Limits
Posted on 01/30/2020 5:00:30 PM PST by jazusamo
Lead impeachment manager Adam Schiff (D-CA) kept a straight face on Thursday as he complained on the Senate floor about Republicans using an "unsubstantiated press article" to "smear" members of his staff. Rep. Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is the same person who used the debunked Steele Dossier for years to promote his Russia Collusion myth in order to smear Trump and the president's allies. Schiff also attempted to smear Rep. Nunes (R-CA), as well as current and former members of Nunes' staff, by including their personal phone records in Mr. Schiffs 300-page impeachment report. Furthermore, Schiff lied about his staff's contact with the whistleblower.
"First of all," Rep. Schiff began on Thursday, "there have been a lot of attacks on my staff. As I said when this issue came up earlier, I'm appalled at some of the smearing of the professional people who work for the Intelligence Committee ... I will not dignify those smears on my staff by giving them any credence whatsoever. Nor will I share any information that I believe could or could not lead to the identification of the whistleblower. I want to be very clear about something. Members of this body used to care about the protection of whistleblower identities. They didn't used to gratuitously attack members of committee staff. But now they do. Now they do. Now they'll take an unsubstantiated press article and use it to smear my staff. I think that's disgraceful. I think it's disgraceful."
According to a report in the New York Times, the whistleblower met with Schiff's committee before the whistleblower's complaint became public. Even the Washington Post had to call Schiff out for lying about his staff's prior contact with the whistleblower. On Sunday, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) said in an interview that Chairman Schiff was attempting to bury the transcript of the 18th witness, Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson, because the transcript reveals that the whistleblower, "under penalty of perjury," "made representations in writing and verbally that weren't true and correct." Rep. Ratcliffe witnessed the inspector general's testimony in person.
The Texas congressman has previously called out Chairman Schiff for covering up the FBI's abuses in the FISA warrant process used to surveil former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The abuses have since been confirmed by Inspector General Michael Horowitz's investigation, and the FISA court has since called its warrants not valid . Schiff looked at the same evidence as Rep. Ratcliffe but, unlike Ratcliffe, denied that any abuses in the FISA process took place and accused Republicans of lying about it.
Relish the next 24 hours Adam.
By mid next week, you’re going to be hated by just about everyone. The Leftists will be pissed because you didn’t get results.
Amen, and am looking forward to it.
This was the guy that pulled Nunes’ phone records.
Nancy is going to look like the dipstick of the century too.
Yep, a real slime ball.
Lets Keep This FReepathon Moving and Wrap It Up Early, Folks!
But swatting teaming Trumps staff at 3 am is ok Schiff?
Schiff has used unsubstantiated hearsay for this entire scam. Including the leaked excerpt from Bolton’s still under review but judged to contain some Top Secret information that cannot be published...
Sedition = Sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organization, that tends toward insurrection against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of the constitution and incitement of discontent towards, or resistance against established authority. (Thanks Wikipedia)
It is interesting how the stories out of Europe and the House Intelligence Committee are completely opposite. The Europeans do not back the Biden position at all. Here is a group of Ukrainian stories on the subject:
That all sounds pretty sound. The problem is, who will take action against this?
We haven’t had anyone other than Trump to hold these people’s feet to the fire. If it weren’t for him, we wouldn’t even have known about it all.
You know the old saying? “he needs to be taken down a peg or two”
Schiff needs to be taken down ALL pegs.
No, actually their cognitive dissonance will kick in and they'll be even be more pissed at Trump. I guarantee you if Trump gets acquitted, throngs of leftists will descend on D.C. and demand that Trump gets removed. They will not blame Schiff or research the facts. They are that deranged and psychologically incapable of learning the real truth about what really happened to Trump.
Adam Schiff is a politician whose future as a Reresentative is in doubt. Schiff has presided over an Alinsky based attempt to actually destroy the Constitution and diminish both the Presidency and the Senate.
Schiff now will become a pariah. A champion of Socialism denied. The noise you hear from Schiff over the next few months will be his swan song. Soon not even the MSM will listen to him. He will descend into ignominy, just as the other swamp creatures have...Comey, Mueller, and the others.
Schiff is a classic sociopath like his buddy Avenatti.
“Don’t smear my staff who execute my orders ... but let’s bully spouses and children of Republicans.”
Of course those are the Coup plotters
I can’t say for sure. It will be interesting either way. I’d like to see him eviscerated, but perhaps not.
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