U.S. Home Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks throughout a information convention about impeachment proceedings on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Al Drago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Home Intelligence Committee mentioned on Sunday Congress is set to get entry to President Donald Trump’s calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and different world leaders, citing considerations he could have jeopardized nationwide safety.
“I feel the paramount want right here is to guard the nationwide safety of the USA and see whether or not within the conversations with different world leaders and particularly with Putin that the president was additionally undermining our safety in a method that he thought would personally profit his marketing campaign,” Democrat Adam Schiff mentioned on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
“If there’s an effort to cover these and canopy these up, sure we’re decided to seek out out.”
Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Enhancing by Lisa Shumaker