Schiff Claims He Has 'Significant Evidence' Against Trump
Failed impeachment campaigner still insists Trump colluded with Russia
Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is claiming, again, that he has "significant evidence" that President Donald Trump colluded with Russia.
The failed Democratic impeachment campaigner is still peddling the Russian collusion narrative, despite already being handed the opportunity to prove his case and failing miserably to do so.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff, one of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hand-picked impeachment "managers," has repeatedly claimed there was evidence that Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.
Not once has he produced any of this so-called evidence, however.
Despite the fact that special counsel Robert Mueller ran the largest investigation in US history into the claims, and came up with nothing, Schiff still insists he has something on the president.
In a new interview, Schiff claims Mueller's "cardinal mistake" was that he didn't demand "to interview the president."
Schiff made the comments in a new interview on a Daily Beast podcast, according to The Washington Examiner.
"Schiff insisted there is 'significant evidence' uncovered by his panel's own Russia investigation exposing the 'Trump campaign efforts to seek, make use of, and cover-up Russian help in the 2016 presidential election'," The Examiner reported.
That's after dozens of interviews of witnesses who testified before the House Intelligence Committee during an investigation of those allegations were released recently, according to WND.
They virtually all confirmed under oath that they saw no evidence of collusion – even though they, as critics of the president, were on nightly television shows claiming it was there.
He also said he was shocked by the shaky testimony delivered by Mueller before Congress.
"I have known Bob Mueller for a long time. I have tremendous respect for him," Schiff said.
"I think he is just an amazing human being and public servant.
"He was not the man that I knew just in terms of his strength of presence, and so it was quite surprising."
The Examiner report said, "They did not discuss it in the podcast, but Mueller’s mental acuity was heavily scrutinized after he testified to Congress about the Russia investigation and appeared not to know key facts about the inquiry.
"He was previously considered to be sharp and competent."
Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig has revealed people close to Mueller, who now is in his mid-70s, think "something happened" to him over the extended two-year investigation the former FBI chief conducted.
Schiff said the Mueller team also made a mistake in not interviewing Donald Trump Jr.
Schiff's dedication to the storyline that he has evidence of Trump campaign collusion even has prompted some Republicans to call for an investigation into his actions.
The Hill reported Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) cited Schiff's "rhetoric" about the president and his family during the special counsel probe.
"Isn’t that the information that we need to know?” Hice, who serves on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, said.
"As I said, we need to find out,” he said when asked directly whether he thought Schiff had committed a crime.
"I don’t know all that he’s done, but what I do know is that he’s been on the forefront for two years claiming that he had evidence that the president colluded with Russia," he continued.
"I believe thoroughly that was false.
"He was either misled, or he was misleading, and we need to get to the bottom of it.”
Earlier, Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) said that the chairman had lost the confidence of the panel by putting out a "demonstrably false" narrative.