House Democratic impeachment manager, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, during a break in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
In the midst of a viral pandemic, Adam Schiff is doing what Adam Schiff always does. Namely, he’s cooking up a new partisan which hunt, this time targeting DNI Richard Grenell as a backdoor to accuse Trump of wrongdoing. You’ll also be less than shocked to learn that he’s leaking to the media to push his narrative.
His letter was sent to the press before it was sent to me. These press leaks politicizing the intelligence community must stop. https://t.co/hdWIzGWvZr
— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) April 7, 2020
This is Schiff trying to play god over who Trump has inside of his White House. Obviously, given the leaking and moral preening by former members like Alexander Vindman, the President is concerned about those who he’s supposed to be able to trust to give him crucial intelligence. I’m not sure Schiff as the Intel Chair in the House has the power to dictate to the President how he chooses to organize the ODNI.
Regardless, what this is really about is the firing of IG Michael Atkinson, who spearheaded and orchestrated the entire impeachment sham via his choosing to go outside his purview. Nothing in the complaint filed to him about Ukraine fell under the Intel IG’s jurisdiction, as they have no power over internal White House operations. Yet, he went to Adam Schiff with the information anyway and paralyzed the country for almost six months with a nonsensical impeachment pursuit.
Schiff also tries to accuse Grenell of being involved in interference with election security. This is based on “reports,” which means Schiff read it in some liberal rag and is now using it to dictate his latest escapades. He’s demanding that Grenell hand over documentation by April 16th. I for one hope the Grenell tells him to go jump in a lake.
All of this is nakedly political. We are currently in the middle of a national crisis and Schiff is busy sniffing out his next impeachment quest. This is never going to stop, which is why it’s vitally important to re-elect Republicans in 2020. We can’t allow these people to reset the deck via their underhandedness. That kind of behavior shouldn’t be rewarded with power.