House Ethics Committee refuses questions on complaint against Adam Schiff, Jackie Speier
House Ethics Committee refuses questions on complaint against Adam Schiff, Jackie Speier by Sarah Westwood.
Days after former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates confirmed the classified nature of months-old calls between Mike Flynn and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, the House Ethics Committee has remained silent on whether it will look into complaints against Democratic members who discussed the substance of those classified calls publicly.
The committee’s avoidance of the allegations against Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Jackie Speier, both members of the House Intelligence Committee, comes after it swiftly took up complaints against the Republican chairman of the Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes, over a similar charge.
Schiff acknowledged and discussed the implications of Flynn's sanctions talk during a recent speech, and Speier said "we do know" that sanct...