MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar ‘Have Done Absolutely Nothing Wrong’

‘All that Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar are guilty of is really being targets of Republican ire’

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HAYES: “o, McCarthy chose three Democrats who have done absolutely nothing wrong and began threatening to kick them off their committees if the Republicans won. All that Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar are guilty of is really being targets of Republican ire. Now, McCarthy does have the authority to unilaterally keep Schiff and Swalwell off the Intelligence Committee. The Speaker has that veto power over what's called select committees, which the Intelligence Committee is, but Democratic minority leader Hakeem Jeffries implored McCarthy not to do it. In a letter to McCarthy, Jeffries pointed out the double standard of Republicans appointing serial fraudster George Santos to two standing committees, and he made sure to remind McCarthy that Greene and Gosar were removed after a bipartisan vote of the House found them unfit to serve. Well, just moments ago, we got word that McCarthy is doing it anyway, formally rejecting appointments of Schiff and Swalwell to the Intelligence Committee. Tonight he told reporters that he's doing it to put national security first."

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