Adam Schiff Defends Staff in Closing Arguments in Impeachment Trial

Breitbart | 2/3/2020 | Staff
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Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) defended his staff during closing arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Monday.

Schiff defended several staffers by name. One was Daniel Goldman, the majority counsel on the House Intelligence Committee, a former MSNBC pundit and federal prosecutor who endorsed the discredited Russia dossier.

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Goldman appeared before the House Judiciary Committee to present the committee’s report rather than Schiff, and refused to tell Republicans who had ordered the spying on phone records that appeared in the report.

Schiff also thanked Sean Mirko, a committee staffer who is allegedly close to the so-called “whistleblower” who first brought the committee’s attention to the Ukraine call, which he did not hear himself.

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During the question-and-answer sessions last week, Republicans asked several questions about the role played by Schiff and his staff in shepherding the whistleblower and his complaint through the current crisis. Schiff angrily defended his staff; Chief Justice John Roberts refused to read a question by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) because it supposedly would have led to information about the identity of the whistleblower.

Schiff declared:

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Some of those staff, including some singled...
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