President Trump said Rep. Adam Schiff should be investigated for leaking claims that Russia will interfere in the 2020 presidential election to help Sen. Bernie Sanders win.
“Nobody said it to me at all,” the president told reporters about not being briefed about Russia. “They ought to investigate Adam Schiff for leaking that intelligence.”
The president also suggested that Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the information to hurt Sanders’ election chances.
“I think what it could be, the Democrats are treating Bernie Sanders very unfairly. And it sounds to me like a leak from Adam Schiff because they don’t want Bernie Sanders to represent them,” Trump said outside the White House on Sunday as he prepared to depart for a two-day trip to India.
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