Schiff, Swalwell, Omar respond after Speaker McCarthy keeps them off committees: ‘Political vengeance’

Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, and Ilhan Omar, who were stripped of their committee assignments by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, have accused him of “political vengeance” in a statement Tuesday evening after he again blocked their appointments. “It’s disappointing but not surprising that Kevin McCarthy has capitulated to the right wing of his caucus, undermining … Read more

House Speaker McCarthy rejects Jeffries’ demand to reappoint Schiff, Swalwell to Intelligence Committee

Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy rejected Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries’ demands to reappoint Reps. Eric Swalwell and Adam Schiff, both Democrats from California, to the Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday. Jeffries said in a letter to McCarthy on Friday that Schiff and Swalwell were “eminently qualified” legislators with over two decades of providing oversight of … Read more