Schiff urges Americans not to forget role of GOP members of Congress in efforts to overturn election

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California), a member of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, urged the public to remember the role Republican members of Congress played in the efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Schiff said in an op-ed published Thursday in The New York Times that only … Read more

January 6: Schiff says panel is considering how to handle uncooperative GOP lawmakers

Washington CNN — Rep. Adam Schiff, a member of the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, said Sunday the panel is considering how to hold accountable GOP lawmakers who challenged their subpoenas. “We will also be looking at what is the appropriate remedy for members of Congress who … Read more

House Intelligence panel says US should’ve spied on Chinese health officials in early days of pandemic 

The United States should have stepped up its spy efforts at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to better understand the virus, House Intelligence Committee Democrats say in a new report. The lack of covert intelligence gathering when the virus emerged in late 2019 and early 2020 points to the “general lack of preparedness of … Read more

Schiff says it’s ‘valuable’ for US to keep up talks with Russians

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California) said Sunday it was “valuable” for the United States to continue to engage in talks with Russia amid heightened tensions between the two countries and saber-rattling Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear weapons. Schiff, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, told ‘Face the Nation’ moderator Margaret Brennan on CBS that it’s … Read more

Schiff: McCarthy a ‘very weak leader’ of Republican conference

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is a “very weak leader” in the GOP conference and predicted the “ chaos” when Republicans take control of the House. Next year. “He’s a very weak leader in his conference,” Schiff told co-anchor Jonathan Karl on ABC’s “This Week,” saying … Read more

Trump and his aides pressured state officials to change election results

The Jan. 6 committee argued in its fourth hearing on Tuesday that former President Trump and his top allies found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election, but tried to pressure election officials in the GOP for them to push this false narrative anyway. Why is this important: The pressure campaign has resulted in … Read more