Adam Schiff: Trump should have to testify under oath
Adam Schiff: Trump should have to testify under oath
15 March, 2019, 19:35
The House voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass a measure calling for the Justice Department to release special counsel Robert Mueller's report to the public, an effort to increase pressure on the agency ahead of the expected conclusion of the probe into Russian meddling into the 2016 election.
The chairman of the House intelligence committee pointed to the case of Michael Cohen, the president's former personal lawyer, in which the government described how "Individual 1" directed and coordinated a campaign fraud scheme. Cohen pleaded guilty to eight felony counts last year and will begin a three-year prison term in May.
'So I think that militates very strongly in favor of indicting the president when he is out of office if the southern District of NY has the evidence to prove the case against Individual 1 [who] Michael Cohen identified as the president.
"It's our job to protect the rule of law", he said. And knowing that the White House would drag out a fight over the subpoena, that may be an issue as well. "That, however, does not let the Justice Department off the hook".
Adam Schiff says evidence gathered in the Stormy Daniels scandal "militates very strongly in favor" of indicting President Trump after he leaves office.
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat from MI, said this week that she planned to move forward with introducing a House resolution to "begin investigating the impeachable offenses" of the president, despite Pelosi's position.
'In its absence an impeachment becomes a partisan exercise doomed to failure, ' Schiff said.
Democrats have been careful not to close the door entirely, however.
Thus far, despite several Trump campaign associates being handed indictments on process-related charges-matters unrelated or tangentially related to the Russian Federation investigation-no evidence has been publicly presented that would implicate Trump directly in any alleged collusion.
When quizzed by MSNBC's Kaise Hunt on whether or not a lack of "compelling information" in the Mueller report would end the "conversation about Russia", Schiff said it would not. He vowed to obtain phone records of Donald Trump Jr. because Democrats suspected they might entangle the elder Trump, but that did not prove to be so.
He has promised members of Congress to send his own "report" on Mueller's investigation to lawmakers, but it's unclear what that will contain.
"If the Justice Department either attempts to hide the Mueller report or the underlying evidence, then requiring Mueller to testify may very well be necessary", Schiff said.
'We have already seen deeply concerning evidence of the president's lack of fitness for office.
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