Donald Trump: ‘Little’ Adam Schiff ‘One of the Biggest Liars and Leakers in Washington’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, arrives at the U.S. Capitol December 12, 2017 before a closed meeting of the committee. The committee met with Sam Clovis who worked with George Papadopoulos, a former Donald Trump campaign foreign policy advisor who struck a plea deal …
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President Donald Trump criticized Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, and accused him of breaking the law Monday morning — while giving him a new nickname.

“Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington, right up there with Comey, Warner, Brennan and Clapper!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Adam leaves closed committee hearings to illegally leak confidential information. Must be stopped!”

The president sent his tweet three minutes after former Speaker Newt Gingrich criticized Schiff on Fox News for trying to “cover up” Obama-era abuses in the Justice Department.

“The Obama administration was deliberately politicizing the justice system,” Gingrich said. “They were politicizing the Justice Department at the level of Attorney General. They were politicizing the justice levels at the FBI.”


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