Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trey Gowdy cleans Chuck Schumer's clock after demand Ryan replace Nunes on intel committee ⋆ Conservative Firing Line

Trey Gowdy cleans Chuck Schumer's clock after demand Ryan replace Nunes on intel committee ⋆ Conservative Firing Line: Apparently, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., thinks he has the power to determine who House Republicans can place on various committees. On Monday, he demanded that House Speaker Paul Ryan replace Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. This earned a stinging rebuke from Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who basically told the arrogant, condescending New Yorker to “stick it.”

“Without further ado, Speaker Ryan should replace Chairman Nunes,” Schumer said from the Senate floor on Monday. “If Speaker Ryan wants the House to have a credible investigation, he needs to replace Chairman Nunes.”

“Chairman Nunes is falling down on the job and seems to be more interested in protecting the president than in seeking the truth. You cannot have the person in charge of an impartial investigation be partial to one side. It’s an inherent contradiction,” he added.

But Gowdy was having none of it.

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