​Uh Oh, Did Adam Schiff Do TREASON COLLUSION With The Whistleblower's Report? (No)

Oh heavens, GOP House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, tell us what you saw in the news!

WHAT? Not only did Adam Schiff do TREASON when he paraphrased Donald Trump's actual extortion of the Ukrainian president for 2020 election assistance, but he also did ORCHESTRATION with the whistleblower? If we were a common Adam Schiff, we might paraphrase what Kevin McCarthy is saying here and just say he did COLLUSION!

Kevin McCarthy is a very stupid man.

What he's referring to is a scoop in the New York Times what says the whistleblower gave Schiff a heads up that there was a whistleblower complaint a-comin'. They did that after first going through channels at the CIA and getting worried because the CIA's general counsel took the complaint, which was about the president and named the attorney general, to the White House and the Justice Department. Not only that, but the CIA general counsel specifically took it to John Eisenberg, an NSC lawyer who literally was the guy who was responsible for doing things like locking Trump's embarrassing treason transcripts on what we're now calling the secret Bin Laden server in the White House, as the whistleblower's complaint spelled out so nicely. Yeeeeeeeeah. (You'll remember that when the whistleblower tried to take an alternate path and go through the proper inspector general channels, the complaint was again mishandled because acting DNI Joseph Maguire took it TO THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.)

In other words, the whistleblower's complaint was being investigated by the very people it implicated, and that was what is known in national security circles as a fucking problem.


Or is Kevin McCarthy just a very stupid man?

Haha, we already spoilered it, Kevin McCarthy is dumb as a person who literally picks through bags of Starbursts to pull out all the president's favorite colors, instead of just buying BAGS OF MONOCHROMATIC STARBURSTS, YOU DUMBFUCKING SUMBITCH, which happens to be something Kevin McCarthy literally actually does.

Here is what really happened, as per the New York Timesarticle Kevin McCarthy tweeted but did not read:

The Democratic head of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Adam B. Schiff of California, learned about the outlines of a C.I.A. officer's concerns that President Trump had abused his power days before the officer filed a whistle-blower complaint, according to a spokesman and current and former American officials.

The early account by the future whistle-blower shows how determined he was to make known his allegations that Mr. Trump asked Ukraine's government to interfere on his behalf in the 2020 election. It also explains how Mr. Schiff knew to press for the complaint when the Trump administration initially blocked lawmakers from seeing it.

The Times goes on to explain that the whistleblower went to a House Intelligence Committee aide with an original complaint that, like what they took to the CIA general counsel, was "vague" and not detailed like the humongous, detailed, and factually sound complaint that we eventually saw.


The House staff member, following the committee's procedures, suggested the officer find a lawyer to advise him and meet with an inspector general, with whom he could file a whistle-blower complaint. The aide shared some of what the officer conveyed to Mr. Schiff. The aide did not share the whistle-blower's identity with Mr. Schiff, an official said.

And so the whistleblower went to the ICIG, who took it to the (acting) DNI, who TOOK IT TO THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.

Help us learn if this is OK, actual lawyer person Bradley Moss, who looked up the DNI guidance on "protected disclosures" for whistleblowers and posted them on the internet where all people, whether they are smart or whether they are Kevin McCarthy, can see them:

Look, Kevin! They can take them to their agency's IG (check!), the intelligence community IG (check!), or to the congressional intelligence communities (check!), and if they do the last thing (look at the bottom, Kevin!) if they take them to Congress, they have to follow "specific reporting procedures."

That's what the whistleblower did.

Anyway, after Trump's informal press availability Tuesday afternoon with the Finnish president, where our American president appeared to have been smoking his own dick on live TV and accused Adam Schiff of treason multiple times, he did a more formal press conference, where he smoked his own dick some more. At that point he knew about the Times article, which he, like McCarthy, was too stupid to interpret correctly without lying:

"Big stuff. That's a big story," Mr. Trump said, waving a copy of the article in the air. "He knew long before and helped write it, too. It's a scam," the president added, accusing Mr. Schiff of helping the whistle-blower write his complaint.

Oh now Adam Schiff WROTE IT.

Talking Points Memo points us to a few more tweets from the stupidest people alive, either deliberately lying about the whistleblower and Adam Schiff following the rules to a "T" or again, you know, just bein' the dumbest little fuckers who ever lived, just like the shitlord they worship:

Go fuck yourself, Romney.

Go fuck yourself, Dumb One.

Go fuck yourself, Other Dumb One.

This is going to get so much more stupider before Donald Trump's rank ass travels out of Washington for the last time.

[New York Times]

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