Adam Schiff just refuses to acknowledge that he lied about the omissions in the FISA application when gently confronted by George Stephanopoulos about it.
You just know that if this were a Republican in his place they would be pressuring him and embarrassing him about his lies, but good ol’ Georgie boy just lets him get away with it. I guess we should be happy that he even asked the question, but it is pretty telling that Schiff can’t answer and instead whines about the Republicans instead.
Here’s the reaction from Scalise:
.@DevinNunes was right from the start: bad actors at the FBI abused FISA to spy on @realDonaldTrump's campaign.— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) December 15, 2019
Schiff had the SAME info as Nunes, yet wrote a false report he still won't fully admit was a fraud.
And he's the guy Dems trust to run impeachment? Give me a break. pic.twitter.com/QCTPpdn3LS
I think this dooms any small prospect the Dems had that Trump might be removed by some dissenting Republicans in the Senate. They needed a smoking gun against Trump and instead got smacked down by the IG report. It didn’t prove the kookiest conspiracy theories from some of our less savory compatriots on the right, but it proved just enough of the abuses at the FBI to bury any hopes the Dems had….