Republican legislator Matt Gaetz introduced new legislation this week that would remove Rep. Adam Schiff as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee; setting the stage for a high-stakes battle in the immediate aftermath of Robert Mueller’s “no collusion” report.
“The resolution, titled ‘Preventing Extreme Negligence with Classified Information Licenses Resolution’—or ‘Pencil Act’—calls for Schiff’s resignation from the committee. The acronym is a reference to “’pencil neck,’ which is President Donald Trump’s recent nickname for Schiff,” reports the Daily Caller.
“Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congressman Adam Schiff should be removed from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House and that his security clearance should be revoked immediately,” states the legislation.
“Whereas Congressman Adam Schiff is the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives,” it concludes.
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