Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) joined a chorus of Republicans who are calling for the release of call records that show contact between the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee and the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
“Every American should be outraged by this unprecedented abuse of power by [House Intelligence Committee Chairman] Adam Schiff,” Stefanik wrote in a tweet.
Stefanik, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, called on Schiff (D-Calif.) to “immediately release HIS personal phone records so the American people will be able to see his coordination with the whistleblower.”
Republicans have claimed that Schiff improperly surveilled Republicans in Congress as part of the impeachment inquiry, among them Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the ranking member on Schiffs committee.
“Wheres Adam?” is what a poster board displayed by House Republicans on the Judiciary Committee read on Monday.
Nunes, speaking on Fox News “Sunday Morning Features,” said that it is “sickening” Schiff obtained his phone records.
“I think the whole thing is just sickening, but he did it to one of my current staff members and one of my former staff members who he doesnt like,” Nunes said before denying working with President Trumps attorney Rudy Giuliani to get former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch fired.
“If I wanted an ambassador fired, Id pick up the phone, and Id call the president. And Im quite sure the president would take my call, and Im quite sure the president would probably listen to me,” he said. “I would have no reason to work it through staff, work it through people I dont know, work it through Rudy Giuliani. The whole thing is absurd on its face,” he added.
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