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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.
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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?
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.”
Schiff starts impeachment arguments on witnessesSenators 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..
Citing reporting by The Times, Schiff starts a final push for witnesses.Coverage about John R. Bolton’s unpublished book was evidence of the need to call the former aide as a witness, the lawmaker said.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Schiff acknowledges he likes Bolton ‘a little more than I used to.’The Democratic lawmaker made another pitch for calling witnesses in the trial.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
'He has not paid the price, yet': Trump tweet about Schiff crossed the line, Democrats sayDemocrats said the president crossed a line on Sunday, characterizing one of his tweets about Rep. Adam Schiff as a "threat."
Schiff, Calling Trump ‘Wrathful and Vindictive,’ Sees Tweet as a ThreatIn 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.”
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..
House impeachment leader Schiff accuses Trump of threatening him on TwitterDemocratic 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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
Schiff answers Trump defense before it is delivered.The lead House impeachment manager tried to pre-empt the president’s defense.
'Next time, it just may be you': Takeaways from Democrats' last day of arguments in Trump impeachment trialAdam 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."
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.
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.”
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.
Emotional Schiff Speech Goes Viral, Delighting the Left and Enraging the RightRepresentative 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."
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.
Schiff to Senators: Trump may investigate you nextDemocratic 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..
Citing ambassador’s ouster, Schiff challenges G.O.P. senatorsThe 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.
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.
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.
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.
Trump impeachment prosecutor, Adam Schiff, is becoming Exhibit A in president's defenseThe 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.
House Democrats to wrap up opening argument in Senate impeachment trial of TrumpAdam Schiff and other House managers will focus the third day of opening arguments on accusations that President Trump tried to stonewall their probe.
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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.
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.
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
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.
Impeachment Briefing: Democrats Open Their CaseAdam Schiff and his team presented the evidence and witness testimony they had gathered in the impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Adam Schiff opens Trump impeachment trial arguments with a quote from Alexander HamiltonLawmakers on both sides of the aisle have quoted Alexander Hamilton throughout the impeachment process to support their opposing views.
Trump leaves Davos after downplaying friction with Iraq, condemning impeachmentBefore leaving the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Donald Trump went after impeachment managers Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler.
Senate trial of President Donald Trump resumes with House Democrats arguing their caseHouse impeachment managers, led by Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., have 24 hours, over three days, to argue their case against Trump.
White House counsel gets personal in remarks about Schiff, the lead House manager.Pat Cipollone lashed out directly at Representative Adam B. Schiff of California, the lead House manager.