First off, cue the “nothing to see here” gif for this story that gained traction over the weekend:
The Hill's John Solomon reports that Schiff and Fusion GPS chief Glenn Simpson somehow ended up at the same Aspen symposium during the investigation. Solomon has pictures that show the two… https://t.co/CJFNeOkkPx
— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) February 8, 2019
More, via Ed Morrissey at Hot Air:
Why indeed? Rep. Adam Schiff, now the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, accused predecessor Devin Nunes of misconduct for having ex parte meetings with Trump administration officials during the initial probe into Russia and the collusion hypothesis. Nunes temporarily recused himself from the probe as a result.
This morning, however, The Hill’s John Solomon reports that Schiff and Fusion GPS chief Glenn Simpson somehow ended up at the same Aspen symposium during the investigation. Solomon has pictures that show the two together as well
And with that, Republican Rep. Mark Meadows directed a dig at the new House Intelligence Committee chairman:
With the report of Adam Schiff meeting with Fusion GPS's Glenn Simpson last summer, we now have more evidence of Schiff directly contacting people trying to interfere in our election than we ever did on candidate Trump.
Double standard. The collusion investigation is a sham.
— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) February 11, 2019
Maybe Schiff can explain exactly what was discussed that day.