Feb 5, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump accuses top House Intel Dem of "illegally leaking" info

President Trump blasted Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, in a morning tweet for leaking "confidential information." Schiff vehemently opposed the release of the Nunes memo and said on ABC's This Week Sunday that Trump's decision to allow its release "could be evidence of his intent to interfere with the [Russia] investigation."

Worth noting: The Intel Committee is "very likely to approve release of Schiff’s memo, [the Democrats' answer to the Nunes memo] today. At that point, Trump will have five days to object to or allow its release. Dems may not be too optimistic after this tweet," per CNN's Manu Raju.

Schiff's response: He mocked Trump for "Executive Time."

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