House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) has become a prime target for Republicans following the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
GOP calls for him to resign reached a fever pitch Thursday, with President Trump saying he should be forced to leave Congress.
That same day Schiff faced blowback from Republicans on the Intelligence Committee, where he is pursuing a sprawling inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Trump’s finances.
At the start of a committee hearing, Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) brandished a letter signed by all nine GOP members of the panel calling for Schiff’s resignation and accusing him of promoting a “demonstrably false” narrative that harms the panels’ integrity.
Read more at The Hill.