Adam Schiff

U.S. Representative from California

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Adam Schiff: U.S. Representative from California
Adam Bennett Schiff is an American lawyer and politician who has served as the U.S. Representative for California's 28th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Schiff is currently in his 10th term as a congressman, having served since 2001.


Democrats pounce on Trump tax report [Video]

Democrats pounce on Trump tax report

Democrats seized on a fresh line of attack on the eve of the first U.S. presidential election debate, accusing President Donald Trump of gaming the system after a report showed he paid paltry amounts..

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Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish [Video]

Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish

[NFA] President Donald Trump on Monday sought to discredit Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's family's statement that her last wish was the next president appoint her successor, saying without evidence it..

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Trump intel chief defends briefings ban [Video]

Trump intel chief defends briefings ban

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump's intelligence chief on Sunday defended his decision to cease in-person Congressional briefings on election security, while Democrats said the move would suppress..

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Rep. Schiff wishes 'speedy recovery' to Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff expresses "best wishes and a speedy recovery" to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania after they tested positive for COVID-19 before beginning a hearing of the House Select.. - Published

US intelligence agencies 'not ready' to compete with China on global stage: Adam Schiff

us intelligence agencies 'not ready' to compete with china on global stage: adam schiff
Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): The United States' intelligence agencies are not ready to compete on the global stage for decades to come with China, which is expanding its economic, military and..
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What you need to know about the Trump impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff talk with Scott Pelley about the impeachment inquiry of President Trump
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Trump doubts Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dying wish, claiming Democrats wrote it

trump doubts ruth bader ginsburg's dying wish, claiming democrats wrote it
Donald Trump has attempted to cast doubt on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish, baselessly claiming a statement released by the supreme court justice’s family was written by Adam Schiff, Nancy Pelosi..
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DHS official removed from post amid reports his office compiled intel on journalists

House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said Saturday the committee had been conducting an investigation into Brian Murphy and his department for over two weeks before his "abrupt and..
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Coronavirus: Schiff worries Trump will ‘reward his own businesses’ during pandemic response

coronavirus: schiff worries trump will ‘reward his own businesses’ during pandemic response
Congressman Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, expressed concern Sunday that, without proper oversight, Donald Trump could use the federal response to the coronavirus..
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Connecticut Man Charged With Threatening to Kill Adam Schiff

Robert M. Phelps messaged Mr. Schiff, the lead impeachment manager, through his congressional website, prosecutors said. - Published

U.S. charges Connecticut man with threatening to murder Congressman Adam Schiff

U.S. prosecutors on Monday said a Connecticut man has been criminally charged with threatening to murder Representative Adam Schiff, the California Democrat who led the prosecution of Republican..
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Trump accuses Schiff of leaking intelligence about Russia to hurt Sanders

President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner..
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Schiff makes his final pitch: ‘He will not change and you know it.’

Representative Adam Schiff of California, the lead impeachment manager, framed his closing remarks with a pointed question: Can the Senate trust Mr. Trump? - Published

With the votes against him, Schiff makes one final appeal for witnesses.

Vote for additional witnesses and documents, he implored them, or risk “long lasting and harmful consequences long after this impeachment trial is over.” - Published

Schiff starts impeachment arguments on witnesses

Senators are preparing to vote on calling more witnesses and instead start bringing a close to the third impeachment trial in American history. Lead House manager Rep. Adam Schiff Friday renewed his.. - Published

Citing reporting by The Times, Schiff starts a final push for witnesses.

Coverage about John R. Bolton’s unpublished book was evidence of the need to call the former aide as a witness, the lawmaker said. - Published

Schiff proposes using a single week to depose witnesses.

It was the same length of time used during the Clinton impeachment trial in 1999, he said. - Published

A question goes unanswered: Who pays Giuliani’s legal fees?

Both sides are asked, and Representative Adam Schiff was the first to take up the matter, acknowledging that this was a question he too would like answered. - Published

Schiff warns of ‘constitutional madness’ in Trump legal claims.

“They compounded the dangerous arguments that they made that no quid pro quo is too corrupt if it helps your election campaign.” - Published

Schiff tells Republicans to trust how the chief justice would handle witnesses.

The chief justice would make swift determinations over the relevance of witnesses and the appropriateness of their testimonies, the lawmaker said. - Published

Schiff acknowledges he likes Bolton ‘a little more than I used to.’

The Democratic lawmaker made another pitch for calling witnesses in the trial. - Published

Schiff accuses the intelligence agencies of withholding relevant information.

It was the second time in two weeks that Adam B. Schiff spoke openly about a conflict between a House committee and an intelligence agency. - Published

Schiff says Trump ‘is a president who identifies the state as being himself.’

The courts have declared, Representative Adam B. Schiff said of the president, “You’re not a king.” - Published

Democrats ask about Bolton’s account.

Representative Adam Schiff replied that there was no question that President Trump was motivated by personal political gain and used that to argue to hear additional witnesses. - Published

White House legal team made the case for calling Bolton, Schiff says.

The concept of allowing one Democratic witness for one Republican witness is “not a game we’re interested in playing,” the lawmaker said. - Published

Democrats want to hear from Bolton, but they also want his notes.

Representative Adam Schiff, the lead House manager, said the notes “in many respects are more important than the manuscript.” - Published

'He has not paid the price, yet': Trump tweet about Schiff crossed the line, Democrats say

Democrats said the president crossed a line on Sunday, characterizing one of his tweets about Rep. Adam Schiff as a "threat." - Published

Schiff, Calling Trump ‘Wrathful and Vindictive,’ Sees Tweet as a Threat

In an extraordinary back-and-forth between a president and a congressman, President Trump warned that Representative Adam Schiff, the lead House impeachment manager, “has not paid the price, yet.” - Published

Trump says lead impeachment Democrat Schiff has not paid 'price, yet'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the Democratic lawmaker leading the impeachment case against him, Representative Adam Schiff, has "not paid the price, yet" for his actions, a statement..
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House impeachment leader Schiff accuses Trump of threatening him on Twitter

Democratic U.S. House impeachment manager Adam Schiff said on Sunday he believes Republican President Donald Trump's comment that he has not yet "paid the price" was intended as a threat.
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Schiff was eager to hear whistle-blower testimony, defense team says.

“Our primary interest right now is making sure that that person is protected,” the lawmaker said in October. - Published

Republicans criticize Schiff over ‘head on a pike’ comments.

“I’m not intimidated,” said Senator Richard Shelby, Republican of Alabama. “That was probably a little bit overboard.” - Published

Schiff sought to head off the defense. Now it’s coming for him.

President Trump’s defense team wasted little time on Saturday coming straight after the House managers on the process, playing a clip at the outset of Mr. Schiff at a hearing last year - Published

Who decides whether any executive privilege claim is valid?

Representative Adam B. Schiff, who is leading the House impeachment managers, has proposed that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. could rule on the validity of any such claim. - Published

Schiff answers Trump defense before it is delivered.

The lead House impeachment manager tried to pre-empt the president’s defense. - Published

'Next time, it just may be you': Takeaways from Democrats' last day of arguments in Trump impeachment trial

Adam Schiff pointed around the room, asking senators to imagine if Trump told a foreign leader something would happen "to you, or to you, or to you." - Published

Managers wrap up their opening arguments.

Representative Adam B. Schiff, whose stirring speech on Thursday night gained grudging plaudits from some Republicans, appeared to lose ground on Friday. - Published

Republican senators are visibly upset by Schiff’s reference to CBS report.

A CBS report said Republican senators had been warned to “vote against the president and your head will be on a pike.” - Published

Schiff addresses criticism over his imitation of the president.

At a hearing in late September, the lawmaker portrayed “the essence” of the real call by pretending the president was a mobster shaking someone down. - Published

Emotional Schiff Speech Goes Viral, Delighting the Left and Enraging the Right

Representative Adam B. Schiff took a risk in telling senators they must convict and remove President Trump because "you know you can't trust this president to do what's right for this country." - Published

Schiff warns that not removing Trump would be ‘an unending injury’ to U.S.

The lawmaker implored senators not to set a precedent that would cede Congress’s investigative authority to the executive branch for generations to come. - Published

Schiff to Senators: Trump may investigate you next

Democratic House prosecutors launched their final arguments Friday at Donald Trump's impeachment trial accusing the president of laboring to cover up his actions with Ukraine that finally led to the.. - Published

Citing ambassador’s ouster, Schiff challenges G.O.P. senators

The comments came hours after the secretary of state refused to respond to questions about the ire that his refusal to defend Ms. Yovanovitch had prompted among career diplomats. - Published

Adam Schiff turns to John McCain to make his case.

Mr. McCain once warned that President Trump’s unusual relationship to Russia was like a centipede. - Published

Schiff’s speech falls flat with some Senate Republicans.

Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming ticked off positive economic indicators from the Trump era and said the president’s record should be decided by the voters, not politicians. - Published

Schiff’s closing argument resonates on Twitter.

By Friday morning, the phrase #RightMatters — from the last line of Adam Schiff’s closing speech on Thursday — was eliciting reaction on Twitter from across the philosophical spectrum. - Published

Trump impeachment prosecutor, Adam Schiff, is becoming Exhibit A in president's defense

The lawmaker walking U.S. senators methodically through the case for removing President Donald Trump from office is also becoming Exhibit A in efforts by the president's allies to defend him.
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House Democrats to wrap up opening argument in Senate impeachment trial of Trump

Adam Schiff and other House managers will focus the third day of opening arguments on accusations that President Trump tried to stonewall their probe. - Published

Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Schiff

There have been few chuckles during U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. But a wisecrack on Thursday about Russian President Vladimir Putin produced some laughter, at least..
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What was the Senate chamber like while Rep. Adam Schiff made his final Thursday speech?

Rep. Adam Schiff decided to take Trump's directions to "read the transcript," noting Trump had told his Twitter followers to do so earlier. - Published

Schiff ends the day with a fiery push for Trump’s removal.

His speech jolted the sleepy Senate to attention as he argued more explicitly than ever before for President Trump’s removal from office. - Published

Democrats have 16 hours and 42 minutes left to make their opening arguments.

Representative Adam B. Schiff opens the second day of arguments for the House managers - Published

House managers will lay out their legal case for first article of impeachment.

Representative Adam B. Schiff told senators that they would spend Thursday “go through the law, the Constitution and the facts as they apply to article one” of impeachment. - Published

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