Schiff threatens ethics complaints against Republicans who stormed secret impeachment hearing


On Wednesday, Breitbart and others reported that Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., has threatened to file ethics charges against Republican House members who stormed his secret impeachment hearing with a Defense Department official.

According to Breitbart, about two dozen Republicans, led by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fl., stormed the room where the secret hearing was to take place.

The report adds:

A senior Pentagon official working on Ukraine, Laura Cooper, was scheduled to testify, but due restrictions set by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Schiff, members of the Armed Services Committee — which has oversight over the Pentagon — were not allowed to attend.

House Armed Services Committee member and Green Beret Rep. Mike Waltz (R-FL) told reporters outside the room that he has served in third world countries more transparent than the way Schiff was handling the impeachment inquiry.

Prior to storming the room, Republicans denounced the secret hearings and the overall nature of the inquiry.

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The meeting was put on hold as the two sides sought to resolve the standoff.

Afterward, GOP House members said Schiff threatened them with ethics complaints.

Matt Sparks, a spokesman for House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., issued a statement in support of the Republicans who took action against Schiff’s attempted coup d’etat.

“Each member of Congress represents nearly 710,000 Americans,” he said. “It is their duty and responsibility to see and understand all of the documents that Democrats are referring to in their attempt to remove a duly elected President from office. The current structure is unprecedented, unfair, and undemocratic. Our members are demanding fairness.”

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