When Kevin McCarthy Was running for House Speaker, he promised to remove Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar from their committee assignments.
So far, it looks like he is following through on that promise.
Democrats are throwing a fit, even though they were the ones who set this precedent.
It’s Happening: Schiff, Swalwell and Omar to Lose Committee Assignments
Newly minted House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is making good on his promise to strip Democratic Representatives Ilhan Omar, Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell of their committee assignments.
“Swalwell can’t get a security clearance in the private sector. I’m not going to give him a government security clearance. Schiff has lied to the American public,” McCarthy told reporters late Monday night. “We will not allow him to be on the Intel Committee either.”
The move is especially damaging for Schiff, who abused his position as House Intelligence Committee Chairman to investigate President Donald Trump over bogus “Russian collusion” during the 2016 presidential election. For years Schiff claimed evidence was “hiding in plain site” that would lead to an indictment of Trump. After years of what Trump called a witch hunt, in addition to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s lengthy and expensive investigation, the politically charged allegations never came true.
Shortly after the 2022 midterm elections in November, when Democrats lost control of the House, Schiff responded to McCarthy’s plans to strip him of his committee assignments by claiming his record was being “misrepresented.”
This is excellent news. Do it.
Speaker McCarthy confirms that Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, and Ilhan Omar are getting kicked off the Intel and Foreign Affairs Committees.
Promises made. Promises kept!
— Congressman Troy Nehls (@RepTroyNehls) January 10, 2023
McCarthy Bounces Dems Swalwell, Schiff, Omar From Key House Committeeshttps://t.co/0U4NfrbF4C
— Daily Wire (@realDailyWire) January 10, 2023
McCarthy confirms he will boot Schiff, Swalwell and Omar from House panels https://t.co/GbRoMgsWtA
— Corey R. Lewandowski (@CLewandowski_) January 10, 2023
Adam Schiff also needs to be investigated.
He abused his power.