Ranking Member Representative Adam Schiff seems to have not coordinated his story with that of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi when it comes to the Democrats rebuttal memo about FISA Court abuse. The House Minority Leader went out blasting President Donald Trump for covering up Russian collusion when he refused to release the Shiff sponsored memo. According to her, it was all a plot to protect the rotten to the core Trump administration. Representative Adam Schiff may not have seen that memo. He has now admitted that there are things in the Democrat memo that should keep it from being released. What?
As Written and Reported By Richard Pollock for the Daily Caller:
- California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff confirmed that his party’s memo needed to be scrubbed for sources and methods
- This directly contradicts House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s claim that the delay was President Donald Trump attempting a cover-up
- Schiff criticized former President Barack Obama’s lack of response to cyber warfare
White House problems with the Democrats’ “rebuttal memo” on the surveillance of Trump associates are genuine and the document could disclose “sources and methods,” California Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence confirmed.
“We need to go through that and identify that which remains classified and would implicate sources and methods or investigative interests,” he said at a newsmaker’s breakfast meeting on Wednesday sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor.
His comments constituted a direct rebuke to his party’s top boss in the House of Representatives, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
White House counsel Don McGahn said in a statement Friday that Trump was “inclined” but “unable” to declassify the Democrat’s 10-page memo because it “contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages,” according to Politico…..
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