On Sept 9th, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) welcomed former Department of Homeland Security official Brian Murphy, turned whistleblower’s complaint against the Trump admin with open arms.
But just 5-weeks earlier on Aug. 1st, the very same Adam Schiff was accusing the very same Brian Murphy of lying to Congress.
WOW! Talk about Adam Schiff living up to his ‘hypocrite two-faced lying scumbag’ reputation
Schiffty promises to immediately launch of an investigation into Murphy’s “grave and disturbing” allegations of “serious wrongdoing” by senior Trump officials, including acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolfe and acting Deputy DHS Secretary Ken Cuccinnelli, sternly promising:
“We will get to the bottom of this, expose any and all misconduct or corruption to the American people, and put a stop to the politicization of intelligence,”
Of course, Schiff conveniently fails to mention that he was accusing Murphy of lying to Congress last month.
On Aug. 1st, Adam Schiff issued a statement that his committee had been conducting an investigation into Brian Murphy and his department that read:
“In light of recent public reports, we are concerned that Murphy may have provided incomplete and potentially misleading information to Committee staff during our recent oversight engagement, and that the Department of Homeland Security and I&A are now delaying or withholding underlying intelligence products, legal memoranda, and other records requested by the Committee that could shed light on these actions,”
Adam Schiff His #Schiffty Nickname
Shockingly, NOT SHOCKINGLY, Adam Schiff’s characterization of Brian Murphy from ‘liar‘ to now ‘reliable source‘ shifted the moment Murphy’s stance toward the Trump administration turned hostile.
Schiff Wasn’t the Only Person Concerned about Brian Murphy’s Lack of Integrity.
In an August the New York Times published an article that noted Adam Schiff wasn’t the only person who had concerns about Brian Murphy’s questionable workplace conduct:
In 2015, Mr. Murphy joined F.B.I. headquarters to work on an effort known as Countering Violent Extremism, or C.V.E., after serving as an assistant special agent in charge of counterterrorism in Chicago. Mr. Murphy was known as an ambitious investigator who was once profiled in a self-aggrandizing article about a terrorism case he had worked on. But some former agents and Justice Department officials familiar with Mr. Murphy’s work at the time, who requested anonymity to discuss internal discussions at the agencies, expressed concern about some C.V.E. proposals, his tendency to ignore the rules and failure to coordinate his activities.
One agent at the time raised an alarm that Mr. Murphy wanted to prepare materials for Chicago public schools without disclosing the F.B.I.’s participation, according to an internal bureau document provided to The New York Times. That would have violated F.B.I. policy requiring such outreach to be public or overt.
Other former officials said that Mr. Murphy wanted to tap coaches, therapists, social workers and religious leaders in several cities to help steer people under the sway of Islamic extremism away from a potentially violent future. That was not a bad idea, the former officials said, but Mr. Murphy pushed internally to make those community leaders sign memorandums of understanding with the F.B.I.
By doing so, Mr. Murphy would then have been able to track whether those people in the program were headed down the wrong path again. That would have essentially deputized community leaders to be arms of the bureau, former F.B.I. and Justice Department officials said, a move that would have only stoked existing concerns in the Muslim community that the bureau was using outreach to spy on people. Officials eventually scrapped Mr. Murphy’s plan, calling it ill-conceived and legally problematic.