House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) fundraised off of House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) exclusive interview with Breitbart News, in which McCarthy said he would oust Schiff from the Intelligence Committee if McCarthy became speaker of the House.
McCarthy told Breitbart News Washington Bureau Chief Matthew Boyle Monday that he would strip Schiff and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) of their assignments on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) of her assignment on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Schiff spokesperson Lauren French said in response to the story:
It is always difficult to take Kevin McCarthy seriously. Nevertheless, allowing McCart[h]y to get anywhere near the Speaker’s gavel would be catastrophic — not just because