It sure looks like Rep. Adam Schiff is about to get the boot, and the California Democrat seems to see the writing on the wall.
Amid the fallout from the Durham, Speaker of House Kevin McCarthy is demanding accountability.
If you’re concerned about threats to our democracy, you are right to be angry over the coordinated campaign to lie to the American public for years about Russia collusion—peddled at the highest levels of government, from Adam Schiff to the DOJ—to try to influence an election.… https://t.co/2NjLdR7LCq
— Kevin McCarthy (@SpeakerMcCarthy) May 16, 2023
.@SpeakerMcCarthy calls out Adam Schiff after the Durham Report: “Remember when he told the American people he had proof? … openly lied to us?
“It raises a lot of questions about his character, his standing inside of Congress, or whether he should even be in Congress.” pic.twitter.com/8T5HtnBPav
— GOP (@GOP) May 17, 2023
In addition to McCarhty’s comments, Republican Congresswoman Anna Paulina Luna filed a resolution to expel Rep. Schiff from the House of Representatives.
Knowingly using your position on House Intel to push a lie that ripped apart our country, cost taxpayers millions of dollars, and authorized spying on a US President and then proceeding to double down on the lie within days of the Durham report coming out makes you unfit for… pic.twitter.com/A8rTBPY77Z
— Anna Paulina Luna (@realannapaulina) May 17, 2023
Schiff has already been removed from the Intelligence Committee along with his buddy Rep. Eric “Fang Fang” Swalwell.
The California Democrat was furious when he got the boot.
Kevin McCarthy just kicked me and @RepSwalwell off the Intelligence Committee.
This is petty, political payback for investigating Donald Trump.
If he thinks this will stop me, he will soon find out just how wrong he is.
I will always defend our democracy.
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) January 25, 2023
Schiff seems to know that his time at the House may be coming to an end and has jumped into the California Senate race.
Our democracy is at great risk. Because GOP leaders care more about power than anything else.
And because our economy isn’t working for millions of hard working Americans.
We’re in the fight of our lives—a fight I’m ready to lead as California’s next U.S. Senator. pic.twitter.com/H0Pa0EhhMu
— Adam Schiff (@AdamSchiff) January 26, 2023