Adam Schiff Hits The Road

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One of the first moves House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA.) will make if he becomes House Speaker in January is to remove Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA.) from his role on the House Intelligence Committee.

McCarthy repeated his plans to remove Schiff on Fox Business’s “Sunday Morning Futures.”
The House Minority Leader told host Maria Bartiromo that “another change” he would make in the role of Speaker is Schiff being off the Intel Committee.

McCarthy wants to remove Schiff from the role because he believes the Committee has been taken over by Democratic control. He explained to Bartiromo that Democrats had used the Committee to “lie to the American public,” querying whether those who allowed that to happen should be able to “keep their clearances” and have access to information.

McCarthy answered the rhetorical question by saying that if those on the Intel Committee were going to be “political individuals,” they should not be part of the panel.

The House Minority leader also described the Intel Committee as “the tip of the iceberg” of investigations a GOP majority would pursue in the new Congress.

McCarthy also praised Twitter CEO Elon Musk for releasing the “Twitter Files,” which shows communication between Twitter employees to suppress a New York Post piece on Hunter Biden’s laptop.

The California Republican noted that Musk’s actions are the reason the “White House wanted to fight so strongly against him owning Twitter,” adding that Congress should look into Facebook and Google next.