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Republicans On Schiff's Intelligence Committee Demand His Resignation

Led by Mike Conaway of Texas, Devin's Lost Boys put on a little show this morning at the Intelligence committee hearing.

The Republican showboats -- er, members of Rep. Adam Schiff's Intelligence committee stamped their little feet and demanded that the Democratic chairman resign. The sin? Talking about Trump and the Russia collusion.

wow — Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas to Schiff: “We have no faith in your ability to discharge your duties in a manner consistent with your Constitutional responsibility and urge your immediate resignation as chairman of the committee."

— J.D. Durkin (@jiveDurkey) March 28, 2019

"Here was Schiff's response to the call for him to step down.

""You might say that's all OK ... I think it's unpatriotic. And yes, I think it's corrupt and evidence of collusion."

He went on to say:

"I don't think it's okay that during a presidential campaign Mr. Trump sought them to consummate a real estate deal in Moscow that would make him a fortune. According to the special counsel, hundreds of millions of dollars. I don't think it's okay to conceal it from the public. I don't think it's okay that he advocated a new and more favorable policy towards the Russians even as he was seeking the Russians' help, the Kremlin's help to make money. I don't think it's okay that his attorney lied to our committee. There is a different word for that than collusion, and it's called 'compromise.'

"That is the subject of our hearing today."

Well done, Chairman Schiff!

The Republican members of a committee formerly chaired by a man who is currently suing a make believe cow are worried Adam Schiff might hurt its reputation.

— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) March 28, 2019

Adam Schiff goes off, lists the Trump Tower meeting, sharing of polling data, call to hack Clinton, Kushner back channel, and more: "You might say that's all OK ... I think it's unpatriotic. And yes, I think it's corrupt and evidence of collusion."

— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) March 28, 2019

Remember: @GOPLeader still thinks it's appropriate to have a guy suing a fake cow have access to the country's most sensitive secrets.

He wants Schiff to go, not Nunes.

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— emptywheel (@emptywheel) March 28, 2019

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