Schiff promoting himself as replacement for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who promoted the false Russia collusion conspiracy theory (Video screenshot)
U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who promoted the false Russia collusion conspiracy theory (Video screenshot)

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., used his party’s made-up “Russia collusion” conspiracy theory against candidate and then President Donald Trump for years.

He repeatedly told hangers-on in the media that he knew for certain Trump’s campaign had colluded because he’d seen the evidence.

“Evidence,” of course, that special counsel Robert Mueller, with millions of dollars, dozens of investigators and years of time was unable to detect.

But that lack didn’t deter Schiff from insisting he’d seen it.

He also made a series of other wild claims, including one that he feared President Trump would give Alaska to Russia, and his performance representing citizens in California prompted then Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe to describe Schiff as helping “Vladimir Putin and Russia with their efforts to sow the seeds of discord in American elections” more than anyone else.

At one point, Fox News personality Sean Hannity accused Schiff of being an “old leaker and liar” and colluding with Russians himself.

“We do have evidence of collusion. Russian collusion in plain sight. Alright, let’s look shiftless Schiff. He could easily be talking about himself. Remember when he tried to dig up dirt on President Trump from his own Russian sources? It turns out he was being pranked by a Russian radio personality. He thought he was talking with the Russians. A conspiracy, collusion with the Russians and we actually, Mr. Mueller, we have evidence.”

Hannity played a clip of Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, better known as Vovan and Lexus, claiming to Schiff that they had compromising images of a “naked” Trump. Schiff is heard saying that his staff will follow up in order to obtain the materials for the committee and the FBI.

Now a report at the Boston Globe is speculating whether Americans could envision that level of intelligence, and dedication to his congressional goals, in the office of the speaker of the House.

“An eleventh-hour push by Representative Adam Schiff, Democrat of California, in recent weeks, has taken Democrats by surprise and raised questions about how the caucus wants to mirror the diversity that makes up its party’s base,” the report said.

It continued, “Schiff, who gained notoriety investigating Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election before leading the first impeachment of former President Donald Trump, is exploring a bid to lead the House Democratic caucus if Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, retires after the midterm elections, according to more than a dozen House members and top aides who have spoken directly with the congressman.”

Both of Pelosi’s orchestrated impeach-and-remove attacks against Trump failed. And many critics now consider her partisan committee investigation of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol her third shot, this one aimed at prevent Trump from running in 2024.

The Globe reported the account of Schiff’s plan “is based on interviews with eight lawmakers and 18 staff members and lobbyists familiar with leadership dynamics, all of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.”

Lined up to succeed Pelosi, if she goes away, would be candidates including Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Democrat of Maryland, and Rep. James Clyburn, Democrat of South Carolina, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Democrat of New York.

Now Schiff, with his “overtures,” is “planting the seed” that he wants to move into leadership.

“Schiff has also reached out to members in a variety of key blocs in the vast Democratic caucus, including the minority tri-caucuses made up of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus,” the report said.

The report explained many Democrat voters are insisting on a younger and more diverse leadership structure. And Schiff is just what they are wanting to leave behind: at age 62 older, white, and in politics for nearly three decades.”

There’s widespread skepticism he could gather enough support. And the report noted those interviewed suggested he might have a “prominent” role for the party, just not in leadership.

EDITOR’S NOTE: During the Biden era of rapidly metastasizing madness, the greatest madness of all may be today’s shockingly widespread campaign to indoctrinate, seduce, groom and flat-out RECRUIT America’s children into the dark world of transgenderism. Countless LGBT activists, including many public-school teachers, have taken to proselytizing the new transgender salvation to America’s children, both on social media and within the schools themselves. Even Biden’s far-left Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra fully supports taxpayer-funded amputations of healthy body parts of these vulnerable children, declaring ghoulishly, “We should help those have the life-affirming care that they need.” The result? Untold numbers of America’s kids are being led into lives of not just unending conflict, confusion, suffering, deformity and disability, but far too often – as multiple studies prove – suicide. The whole unbelievable story – including the underlying reasons, almost entirely unreported elsewhere, for what amounts to the most massive child sexual abuse campaign in American history – is explored as never before in the July issue of WND’s critically acclaimed Whistleblower magazine, titled “WHAT’S REALLY BEHIND THE TRANSGENDER CRAZE?

For 25 years, WND has boldly brought you the news that really matters. If you appreciate our Christian journalists and their uniquely truthful reporting and analysis, please help us by becoming a WND Insider!

Content created by the WND News Center is available for re-publication without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact [email protected].


This article was originally published by the WND News Center.

Related Posts