The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) will be investigating the dark Trump secrets that answer why the president is carrying out pro-Russia policies.
Schiff said on MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber:
I can’t go into what we were initially briefed in terms of the FBI’s interest concern. Was it criminal, was it counterintelligence, who were they looking at? I can’t go into the specifics of that. I can tell you from our committee’s point of view, counterintelligence has been at the heart of our concerns.
And a concern that a foreign government might have leverage over the president has been at the heart of our concerns, and we’re determined to get to the bottom of it. Something explains the president’s bewildering conduct of the Russian policy. When you add to that the Russians exposed — not to be excluded from the room when he met with Putin, but might have attempted to make sure the record of that never saw the light of day —
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) January 16, 2019
Adam Schiff wants to find out the motive for Trump’s behavior
Schiff is going beyond investigating what Trump is doing and looking for the motive for why Trump is carrying out Russia’s agenda. The answer to the question of why holds all of Trump’s darkest secrets. It could be money. It could be that the Russians have compromised Trump with damaging information. It could be both of the above, or something entirely different.
The motive answers most of the questions surrounding Trump.
The motive is the key to both understanding this president, and what potential actions can be taken against Trump if he broke the law.
Trump is enough of a national security threat that the FBI is investigating him, and Rep. Schiff is out to uncover why Trump is a danger to his own country.
Adam Schiff is coming to reveal some of Trump’s biggest secrets, and this reality should terrify the president.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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