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MSNBC 29 Jan 2020

Adam Schiff Says Russia Intel Being Withheld From Impeachment Probe

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Rachel Maddow highlights a portion of the question-and-answer portion of the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump in which House manager Rep. Adam Schiff says there is information relevant to Trump's impeachment that was given to the Intelligence Committees but hasn't been shared with the Senate. Aired on 01/29/20.


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Rep. Adam Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the intelligence community, particularly the NSA, withholding evidence pertinent to Donald Trump and Ukraine from the intelligence committees. Aired on 02/5/20.
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Presidential historian Jon Meacham tells Lawrence O'Donnell that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Lead Impeachment Manager Rep. Adam Schiff are the "guardians" of the progressive values that emerged from 1960s America. Aired on 2/5/20.

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WE’RE GOING TO TAKE A QUICK BREAK IN A SECOND SO WREK
BREAK IN A SECOND SO WREK WRANGLE A SENATOR THAT JUST CAME
WRANGLE A SENATOR THAT JUST CAME OUT OF THE CHAMBER.
OUT OF THE CHAMBER. THERE WAS A VERY INTERESTING
THERE WAS A VERY INTERESTING MOMENT, WE GOT A QUESTION FROM
MOMENT, WE GOT A QUESTION FROM SENATOR WARNER, TOP DEMOCRAT ON
SENATOR WARNER, TOP DEMOCRAT ON THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE WHO
THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE WHO ASKED IF THERE WAS ADDITIONAL
ASKED IF THERE WAS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT RUSSIA
INFORMATION ABOUT RUSSIA DISSEMINATING THESE CONSPIRACY
DISSEMINATING THESE CONSPIRACY THEORIES THAT THE PRESIDENT AND
THEORIES THAT THE PRESIDENT AND RUDY GIULIANI WERE SPREADING
RUDY GIULIANI WERE SPREADING ABOUT UKRAINE THAT WE’RE SEEING
ABOUT UKRAINE THAT WE’RE SEEING SPREAD IN THE U.S. SENATE BY THE
SPREAD IN THE U.S. SENATE BY THE PRESIDENT’S LAWYERS AND OTHER
PRESIDENT’S LAWYERS AND OTHER REPUBLICAN SENATORS.
REPUBLICAN SENATORS. AND SCHIFF RESPONDED BY SAYING,
AND SCHIFF RESPONDED BY SAYING, YES, WE DO HAVE ADDITIONAL
YES, WE DO HAVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THAT.
INFORMATION ABOUT THAT. THERE’S INFORMATION ABOUT THAT
THERE’S INFORMATION ABOUT THAT IN JENNIFER WILLIAM’S CLASSIFIED
IN JENNIFER WILLIAM’S CLASSIFIED SUPPLEMENT TO HER TESTIMONY --
SUPPLEMENT TO HER TESTIMONY -- AND YOU SHOULD ALL READ THAT.
AND YOU SHOULD ALL READ THAT. AND HE SAID THERE’S A SECOND
AND HE SAID THERE’S A SECOND BODY OF INFORMATION ABOUT IT.
BODY OF INFORMATION ABOUT IT. THERE IS A SECOND BODY OF
THERE IS A SECOND BODY OF INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION THAT
INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION THAT THE SENATE SHOULD SEE, A SECOND
THE SENATE SHOULD SEE, A SECOND BODY OF INTELLIGENCE THAT HAS
BODY OF INTELLIGENCE THAT HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO THE
BEEN PROVIDED TO THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEES THAT YOU
INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEES THAT YOU SENATORS SHOULD SEE.
SENATORS SHOULD SEE. WE SHOULD FIGURE OUT A MECHANISM
WE SHOULD FIGURE OUT A MECHANISM THAT WOULD PERMIT YOU TO DO SO
THAT WOULD PERMIT YOU TO DO SO BECAUSE IT’S DIRECTLY RELEVANT
BECAUSE IT’S DIRECTLY RELEVANT TO THE ISSUES WE’RE DISCUSSING.
TO THE ISSUES WE’RE DISCUSSING. HE’S SAYING THERE’S RUSSIA
HE’S SAYING THERE’S RUSSIA RELATED INFORMATION HERE THAT
RELATED INFORMATION HERE THAT THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY HAS
THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY HAS THAT YOU GUYS HAVEN’T LOOKED AT,
THAT YOU GUYS HAVEN’T LOOKED AT, WANT TO SEE IT?
WANT TO SEE IT? I DON’T KNOW IF YOU KNOW WHAT
I DON’T KNOW IF YOU KNOW WHAT HE’S TALKING ABOUT.
HE’S TALKING ABOUT. IF YOU DID, YOU PROBABLY CAN’T
IF YOU DID, YOU PROBABLY CAN’T TELL US.
TELL US. >> I CAN TELL YOU I DON’T KNOW
>> I CAN TELL YOU I DON’T KNOW FOR A FACT SO I DON’T HAVE ANY
FOR A FACT SO I DON’T HAVE ANY INSIDE INFORMATION, BUT THAT HAS
INSIDE INFORMATION, BUT THAT HAS TO BE A REFERENCE TO SOMETHING
TO BE A REFERENCE TO SOMETHING HE REFERRED TO A COUPLE WEEKS
HE REFERRED TO A COUPLE WEEKS AGO WHICH IS THE NATIONAL
AGO WHICH IS THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY.
SECURITY AGENCY. SO, THE NSA, ITS JOB IS TO
SO, THE NSA, ITS JOB IS TO GATHER INFORMATION AND A LOT OF
GATHER INFORMATION AND A LOT OF IT OVERSEAS, NOT DOMESTICALLY
IT OVERSEAS, NOT DOMESTICALLY BUT OVERSEAS.
BUT OVERSEAS. >> MM-HM.
>> MM-HM. >> SO, YOU KNOW, I DON’T KNOW
>> SO, YOU KNOW, I DON’T KNOW THAT THEY HAVE DONE THIS
THAT THEY HAVE DONE THIS SPECIFICALLY, BUT IF YOU WERE --
SPECIFICALLY, BUT IF YOU WERE -- IF I WERE LET’S SAY BACK IN THE
IF I WERE LET’S SAY BACK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND I WAS
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND I WAS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT’S
TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT’S GOING ON IN UKRAINE OR ANY OTHER
GOING ON IN UKRAINE OR ANY OTHER FOREIGN COUNTRY FOR THAT MATTER,
FOREIGN COUNTRY FOR THAT MATTER, THAT’S A GOOD PLACE TO GO.
THAT’S A GOOD PLACE TO GO. >> RIGHT.
>> RIGHT. >> BECAUSE THEY SCOOP UP
>> BECAUSE THEY SCOOP UP ENORMOUS AMOUNTS OF DATA.
ENORMOUS AMOUNTS OF DATA. >> AND CHAIRMAN SCHIFF IS SAYING
>> AND CHAIRMAN SCHIFF IS SAYING THAT HE BELIEVES THAT THE NSA
THAT HE BELIEVES THAT THE NSA HAS BEEN TOLD BY THE WHITE HOUSE
HAS BEEN TOLD BY THE WHITE HOUSE TO NOT HAND OVER THE RELEVANT
TO NOT HAND OVER THE RELEVANT INFORMATION THEY HAVE ON UKRAINE
INFORMATION THEY HAVE ON UKRAINE TO CONGRESS.
TO CONGRESS. HE’S ALERTING TO THAT.
HE’S ALERTING TO THAT. >> THE KEY ARGUMENT THAT UKRAINE
>> THE KEY ARGUMENT THAT UKRAINE DIDN’T REALLY KNOW WHAT WAS
DIDN’T REALLY KNOW WHAT WAS GOING ON WITH THE AID AND WHEN
GOING ON WITH THE AID AND WHEN IT WAS HELD UP, THAT’S PRECISELY

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