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House Intel chair ship throws GOP ‘what-aboutism’ and false equivalence on Steele dossier

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Raw video: Chairman Adam Schiff delivers an opening statement at the House Intelligence Committee hearing on ‘lessons from the Müller Report: counterintelligence impact of Volume I.’

It was ridiculous to compare the Democratic medium of the Steele dossier, a possible conspiracy between the President of Trump’s campaign and the Russian government, the House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., struck on Wednesday.

Ship said that the two were “very different high,” and that it was not “any equivalence” between these scenarios, according to The Washington Examiner. “I think this is a representation of a tactic used by the administration and their allies often — this is the argument of false equivalence,” he said, while also describing the comparison as “what aboutism.”

“I think this is still to divert another attempt and blurs the differences and say, ‘Well, everyone does it.’ Not everyone has to do it. If the President says, I think he is merely a projection of his own lack of ethics on the other, and we have seen again and again,” the ship said.

The comments do intense criticism of the President about his statement that he would accept opposition research by foreign governments followed, without the FBI-something he accused the ship itself.

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Although Trump comments, concerns among Democrats, Special Counsel Robert Müller ‘ s not to report was the conclusion that his 2016 campaign, a conspiracy with the Russians. Democrats such as ship more answers have pressed, however, and the ship was threatened with a subpoena by the FBI, if it is failed to find out more information about the counter-espionage probes in the campaign.

Trump and his campaign reacted to Müller’s report by claiming that it relieved him and pointed the finger back at the Democrats for cooperation with the former British spy, Christopher Steele, was also used by the Russian sources.

To prompted for the document, which proposed to have Republicans, the wrong, the FBI’s original investigation of his campaign — a claim that the former FBI-Director James Comey has, controversial. Comey, but given the suspicions that he abused his power by lending so much faith in the dossier and the hide

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Ship allegedly indicated that the more appropriate comparison to the Steele dossier was the trump card of the campaign, working with Cambridge Analytica — a big data company, came to the test, for the extraction of user data from Facebook apps, and directs it to political purposes.

“The closer the analogy is the trump card of the campaign use of Cambridge Analytica,” the ship said, “and his employment of foreigners in Cambridge Analytica, and whether these foreigners were exercising a degree of control in the campaign against the campaign of the use of the foreign state’s ban on nationals.”

Ship played an integral role in the Democrats, ” in which the administration about the Russia controversy. To criticize in addition to fierce, the attorney-General, he requested that the intelligence services provide information to the Ministry of justice, the efforts of the views in the Russia probe the origin.

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It is unclear whether the keeping of the secret services, but if history is any judge, they ignore the Democrats, like other Trump official. Democrats, in June, reacted to refusals to respond to subpoenas — issued to current and former officials, such as former White House counsel Don McGahn — by beefing up the leadership of the enforcement authority.

Democratic leader, countered, in the meantime, the internal pressure charges trump. That seemed unlikely, given that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s, D-Calif., again, the denial of hearings in their chamber.

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