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House Democratic impeachment manager, Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., leaves the Senate chamber after today’s acquittal of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

 

Yesterday, news broke that Adam Schiff had finally released the transcripts from the House Russia investigation (see Adam Schiff Released the Russia Investigation Transcripts, Now We Know Why He Hid Them). These were long delayed, purposely covered up because they contained information that showed him to be a liar. Fortunately, Acting DNI Richard Grennell put Schiff in a headlock until he capitulated.

Here are some of the revelations from the transcripts just to give context.

Many other Obama officials, when finally put under oath, were also forced to admit they had no evidence of collusion and that they had been pushing a hoax for years. Adam Schiff, because he’s the most dishonest man in government, didn’t care. He continued to go on the Sunday shows to claim he had such evidence. This happened all the way through the Mueller report release and even continued after.

With Schiff once again being exposed as a massive liar, you’d think maybe he’d just be quiet. But no, he decided to go on a delusional rant instead.

Notice the careful use of language here. He’s no longer claiming he has evidence of collusion but is instead accusing Trump of “making use of Russia’s help.” This is a hat tip to the ridiculous report from the Senate, which Sen. Burr (R) let regurgitate a bunch of completely unproven allegations via the original ICA report from John Brennan. Trump did not “make use of Russia’s help” because Wikileaks released some stuff. It’s a ludicrous charge, based on a ludicrous standard because the Trump campaign had no control over that.

Also notice that Schiff, knowing the game is up, quickly shifts to yelling about Ukraine, another setup job of Schiff’s that failed.

We can all thank Mitt Romney for giving Schiff that talking point, but I digress. Schiff continues by doubling down on his lying.

No they don’t. Not at all, which why Schiff was never able to bring any kind of impeachment charges related to Russia. Nothing in the transcripts “richly details” the Trump campaign inviting, making use of, nor covering up Russia’s help in 2016. Once again, Schiff is trying to conflate things completely out of the control of the Trump campaign with getting “help from Russia.” It’s total nonsense. Further, even in the case of the Trump Tower meeting, which is likely what he’s trying to cite here, Donald Trump Jr. did not have any indication those in the room were somehow working for the Russians (in reality, they were working for Fusion GPS, at least concurrently).

Mueller did not “refuse to draw any conclusion on the issue of collusion.” His report directly stated that they found no evidence of such. It’s not a prosecutors job to “draw conclusions” outside of the evidence, nor to exonerate someone, though Mueller didn’t get that memo when it came to obstruction of justice.

Meanwhile, the question remains as to whether anyone in the media will hold him accountable. Jake Tapper, for example, has hosted Schiff dozens of times and allowed himself to be lied to continually. Will he now speak out? I have my doubts, but we shall see.

What we do know with certainty is that Schiff is one of the most corrupt people to ever step foot in the House and needs to be held accountable. Period.

 

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