Adam Schiff Rips Trump, DOJ For Reportedly Seizing His Data 1

Adam Schiff Rips Trump, DOJ For Reportedly Seizing His Data

 

Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about a breaking report from the New York Times that the Department of Justice under Donald Trump in investigating leaks to the media subpoenaed Apple for his data and that of his staffers as well as a child. 
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73 comments

    1. @Frank the overwhelming majority of people?… lol the fact you utter that statement without any hint of self reflection or irony is just priceless kid..

    2. @Hunter Roberts Trump still hasnt lied that many times. In many cases, that washington post story was _exaggerated_

      They counted every exaggeration as a lie, they counted wrong opinions as lies. And honestly, Im fed up.

      Trump never said the virus was a hoax, he said the media coverage was a hoax. And was called RACIST specifically by Joe Biden, by Harris, by the entire dem party.

      Pelosi herself, she had the same info Trump did. She said, “Go to Chinatown”

    3. @Hunter Roberts Second of all, you are the fake one here. 500,000 people? Are you saying covid wouldnt have killed anyone if Trump wasnt there, that is stupid as fudge.

      You dont seem stupid, so dont act stupid

      Not to mention, states all had their own way of handling it. Yet guess what. Whether California locked down the state and killed their businesses, or Florida opened up. The numbers remained somewhat equal, CA slightly better.

    4. @Resinpro Same to you. He never said the virus was the hoax, he said the media coverage. You are lying to try to prove a point. You are correct, Trump didnt wear a mask everywhere. Guess what, hes the president. Who the fudge cares. Now we have Biden wearing a mask every second. You just traded one extreme for the other. Congrats!

      Masks themselves only do as much as block spit. Surgical masks included. Particularly against covid, that is all they are good for since covid is so small.

      Anyway, masks arent very effective, and a small improvement is worth it, but honestly, there is a point it isnt.

    5. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

  1. The DOJ lawyers must understand the separation of powers and reason for it – to limit the power of the federal government. They must be reported to their respective bar association; to seek their disbarment.

    1. For members of the intel committee to be leaking top secret intel is worth investigation.. i believe nothing shiff says,Im still waiting on his evidence he said he had on Russian collusion. He is trying to get a head of something..

    2. @Bm0re Digital It would have been worth investigating had there been ANY evidence that they were leaking classified documents There’s no evidence, even after the information had been subpoenaed, that such leaks actually took place.
      It’s the difference between the DOJ deciding to undertake a legitimate investigation, based on a credible suspicion and evidence of a potential leak; versus the then-President of the United States pressuring the DOJ to investigate his political opponents, based on his own desire to dig up some dirt on them and try to stop them from investigating his own wrong-doing.
      It’s the same as the so-called “election fraud lie- on the one hand, if there was credible evidence that voter fraud took place, then a legitimate and approved investigation should take place using credible and experienced, legitimate auditors; versus hiring a bunch of crack-pot right-wing republican sympathisers to permanently contaminate and disqualify votes and voting apparatus, chasing crack-pot, hair-brained theories, based solely on the fact that Trump’s a sore loser.

    1. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

    1. @Grateful Fredly Do some research on the origins of the CENTRAL BANK, and you’ll find that Schifty’s BLOODLINE is one of the founders.

      True Story

    2. @whatsyurprob ? I think he should be removed. He was a worthless prosecoter and is a worthless rep for his district

    3. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

    4. @Grateful Fredly He’s also a pathological LIAR, and ‘point-man’ for the CENTRAL BANK.

  2. I just watched a movie that I haven’t watched in years, it was Lord of the Rings, but I thought as I was watching it that there were so many similarities to what is happening to our country right now one thig that stuck in my mind is that this country is at war and it should be treated as such every effort should be made to fight to save our Democracy. This is a war that we are in!

    1. Whew, thought you were going to compare Shiff to Gollum.

      I couldnt allow you to do my boy, Smeagol, dirty like that.

    1. @NO 1U NO ……pencil neck! Lol. To bad he is not made of wood like Pinocchio! His nose would be miles long

    2. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

  3. Let’s not forget that some judge obviously had to approve these subpoenas. I’m guessing it was a Trump appointee.

    1. @BigFATGOPLiars Cult And Merrick Garland is continuing to do so in a DOJ that is still full of trump humpers

    2. Like I said earlier I don’t think any judge ordered these subpoenas. I believe Barr issued them as a representative of the White House and the legal team at Apple complied. We are talking about the United States justice department. I don’t believe anyone would deny any subpoena issued by the Attorney General of the United States.

    3. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

    4. @Anita Bruton ~It appears to be an egregious abuse of power by Barr and Sessions under Traitor Trump, but DOJ cannot issue subpoenas unless approved by a judge. Judges will occasionally deny subpoenas when they find the request improper or unwarranted, and we know Sessions and Barr acted corruptly as Trump’s lackey, but the real question is whether the judge involved was corrupt, too!

  4. Bumbling bully Billy Barr: “I’m very concerned that the DOJ must never be allowed to become politically weaponized!”

    1. @USMC ~ One day, if you ever grow up, Doc, you’re going to regret being a troll pervert! For now, you can take your dishonest Whataboutism and partisan propaganda crackpot conspiracy theories and shove them up where the sun don’t shine, because nobody is taking you seriously—-you’re just destroying your own credibility, while sullying the acronym you’re flying your seditionist pirate ship under.

    2. @NancyTheBus& Rick in 1865 the republican party stood for equal rights for newly freed slaves and immigrants at that period in American history the parties stood for entirely different things then they do now in 2021 you have to understand what happened in America during segregation and jim crow right? When we saw Democrat civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King and Medgar Evers assassinated by white supremacist hate groups that wanted to stop people of color from participating in the American system they were born in to . Right? I hope you understand that the point you’re attempting to make is moot. And I wonder if you understand which party is responsible for trying to obstruct people’s rights to vote now in 2021.

    3. @tony moore John Lewis voting rights bill and the for the people’s act are what I mean. What is it republicans in 2021 stand for ? Tax free living for the most wealthy? Corporations to pay zero for the privilege of access to our economy while simultaneously expecting the American middle class tax payer to foot the bill ? Or just flat out treason against America and all that it stands for like the republican/trump thugs that sacked our Capitol in a failed coup de ta?

    4. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

    1. Not sure a judge was required in obtaining these subpoenas. These came directly from the White House. I do know Congress and Senate committees have subpoena power. So it’s possible if Barr issued a subpoena on behalf of the White House it would be honored by any organization’s legal department without the backing of any court.

    2. @Anita Bruton The President does not have subpoena power. The reason Congress has subpoena power is due to their Constitutional right and duty to investigate. The President has no power to investigate anything outside the prevue of the administrative agencies the President is supposed to oversee (e.g., ordering the EPA to hand over any records related to whatever topic or program). So, the President, according to the Constitution, does not have any general subpoena power. Additionally, the DOJ, for a long time was supposed to be independent from any of the branches of government, not the President’s personal political opposition research department. This is why Republicans once lost their collective minds that the Democratic JFK appointed his brother, RFK, as AG. Nixon resigned, under the threat of impeachment, for attempting to dig up political dirt on his opponents using the power of the Office. The only reason this isn’t more of an issue is because Congressional Republicans are protecting Trump.

      P.S. If you do not know what you are talking about, if you lack knowledge of a subject, you should not proffer answers as if you do. You should say, “I do not know that. Maybe I’ll look it up and find the answer.” We do have the internet after all, it is really easy to find the right answer these days. Or, you could say nothing at all, realizing that an uninformed opinion is worthless. Have a good day, and if you take this advice to heart you will be better at researching topics, critical thinking, and educating yourself to a higher degree than before.

    3. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

    1. Cprnb
      actually I rather these people move to 2021 and deal with what is happening now. So, if you were President and there were a lot of leaks true or untrue coming out of the Government concerning you or your administrations work to the media you would be okay with that?

  5. There’s no indication that Garland is cleaning house. And there’s no indication that Schiff or any other high ranking Dem is putting any pressure on him to do it.

    1. @Love Light And this…
      “If They Don’t Have the Ballots, They Don’t Have the Victory” – BOOM! Eric Greitens Sinks Leftist Dreams and States the Obvious Out Loud on The War Room

    2. @Love Light And this…
      BREAKING EXCLUSIVE – HUGE: Ballot Printing Companies Better Lawyer Up – 2020 Ballots Were Modified in Multiple Republican Areas Forcing Adjudication and Potential Fraudulent Vote Switching

    3. IT’S IN THE BALLOTS

      It appears that ballots in Republican areas were printed differently than in Democrat areas which caused more Republican ballots to go to adjudication and potentially be recorded as Biden votes.

      Now the printers of the ballots are in the hot seat.  

      They better lawyer up. 

      FORENSIC AUDIT EVERY STATE

  6. Just amazing. The AG must clean out his department and if not, why not? Beginning to look like he is weak.

    1. Is it beginning to look like he’s weak? Or is it beginning to look like he’s a
      RepuGlican
      in Democratic clothing?

      Time will tell.

      Right now, I DON’T TRUST HIM AT ALL!

      He is NOT putting the country first with his refusing to VOTE on something that WOULD ALLOW THINGS TO GET DONE!!!

      With these people, it’s consistently, “ME ME ME” and never for the country.

      William Barr should be indicted too!

  7. The clean-up after this egregious breach of protocol needs to be thoroughly scrutinized and done so publicly, or else the integrity of the DOJ will never recover.

    1. Saberus Terras
      hey, so you are telling me if the Obama or Biden Administration were overwhelmed with negative leaks to the media they would just sit and do nothing?

    2. @Alex Hamilton negative leaks? You mean factual leaks. Trump was scared his lies would become public. He didn’t do it for national security reasons they did it for personal reasons to Donald Trump. That’s the problem. MYbe this is to complex for you to understand?

  8. It sounds like there needs to be a cleaning house in the DOJ and weed out the enablers who may have broke the law or kept quiet and didn’t speak up and exposed this corruption

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