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Representing California's 28th Congressional District. Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee (@HouseIntel).

Burbank, CA
Joined April 2009
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Adam Schiff
2 days ago
Infrastructure is roads and bridges, yes.   But it's also ensuring that those roads connect our families and communities:   Safe, affordable homes. Expanded broadband. Clean drinking water. Green energy.   Infrastructure is about building a modern economy that lifts everyone up.
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Adam Schiff
3 days ago
The NRA will fight tooth and nail to preserve the gun industry’s unjustifiable legal immunity.   But we don’t have to let them win.   I have a bill to end this obscene liability shield—that no other industry enjoys—so gun violence victims get their day in court.   Let's act. Now. https://t.co/qChf8QGKpJ
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Sam Stein
3 days ago
Biden says if he could get only one gun policy on his to-do list it would be to allow for the suiing of gun manufacturers
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Adam Schiff
5 days ago
COVID-19 has wrought unprecedented economic devastation, but as we recover, we have the opportunity to build back better: A modern, green economy that works for everyone. Join me & @RBReich LIVE to discuss the path forward tomorrow at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT: https://t.co/J5tk6CRMgj https://t.co/lC8KisyDpi
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Adam Schiff
5 days ago
McConnell thinks corporations should stay out of politics. Especially on the "highly incendiary issue" of... the right to vote. But McConnell also asks corporations to pour money into Republican political campaigns so they can suppress voters and stay in power. How convenient. https://t.co/rcIBmx7Joj
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Manu Raju
5 days ago
"Republicans drink Coca-Cola too. And we fly, and we like baseball," McConnell said. "I'm not talking about political contributions. I'm talking about taking a position on a highly incendiary issue like this and punishing a community or a state ... I just think it's stupid."
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Adam Schiff
5 days ago
My heart goes out to Officer Billy Evans’ family, especially his two beautiful children. @CapitolPolice have endured so much. But they continue to show up every day to protect not just a building, but the democracy it represents. Rest In Peace, Officer. https://t.co/MrNzOUdCQi
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U.S. Capitol Police
5 days ago
Statement from the Family of USCP Officer Billy Evans https://t.co/yWZ71Jes5J
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Adam Schiff
7 days ago
Wishing you a very Happy Easter!    May the hopeful spirit of this holiday bring you and your loved ones meaningful reflection and celebration.   And of course, if you're gathering in person, make sure to stay safe. Mask up, distance, and enjoy the Spring weather!
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Adam Schiff
9 days ago
I’m horrified that tragedy has again struck the Capitol, and a US Capitol Police officer has been killed and another injured. And I am heartbroken for Capitol Police, who have already endured so much. My thoughts are with the entire department, the officers, and their families.
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Adam Schiff
10 days ago
Here’s what you may have missed in the #AmericanJobsPlan: ⚡️Invest in electric cars with 500,000 chargers nationwide by 2030 🏡Build & retrofit 200 million+ energy efficient affordable homes 💻Expand universal broadband We can build a modern, green economy, lifting everyone up.
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Adam Schiff
11 days ago
Republicans are rushing to make it harder to vote—especially for communities of color—in Georgia and across the country.   Democrats are fighting to protect and expand the vote.   Not just for "our" voters, but for all Americans.   It's a fight for the very soul of our democracy.
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Adam Schiff
12 days ago
Republicans know that H.R. 1 is widely popular, even with conservatives.   So McConnell is arranging private meetings with the Koch Brothers to figure out how to kill the bill.   ... Exactly the kind of dark money influence and lack of accountability that H.R. 1 will root out. https://t.co/sF26ux3ax9
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David Rohde
13 days ago
A recording obtained by @JaneMayerNYer reveals how Koch-backed conservatives and aide to Mitch McConnell are trying to kill an election-reform bill that would keep dark money out of elections. https://t.co/beDqZnJgxc
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Adam Schiff
15 days ago
Wishing a Chag Pesach Sameach to all who are celebrating the first night of Passover this evening.   While far too many families across America are facing empty chairs at their seder tables, I hope that you find peace, joy, and meaningful reflection. Next year, in person!
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Adam Schiff
15 days ago
No one should be held behind bars while awaiting a trial just because they can't afford bail.   Pre-trial detention for minor, nonviolent offenses can have a domino effect – job loss, poverty, and homelessness. That doesn't make anyone safer.   No more. Poverty is not a crime. https://t.co/SYe7A4Ui5n
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Scott Hechinger
17 days ago
🚨🚨🚨JUST IN: MASSIVE VICTORY IN CALIFORNIA! CA Supreme Court just ruled unanimously that "the state cannot keep people behind bars simply because they cannot afford to post bail pending their trial." Cash bail as we know it over in California. Speechless.https://t.co/vnrN9E8IOt
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Adam Schiff
16 days ago
After losing Georgia, the GOP wasted no time. Working so hard to suppress the vote, they made it a crime to give water to a voter waiting in line. And it's not just Georgia, with 250+ voter suppression bills nationwide. If they bring back Jim Crow, our democracy can't succeed. https://t.co/VG6VcnNONq
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Stacey Abrams
17 days ago
#SB202 suppresses voters, criminalizes compassion & seizes election authority from local + state officials. In 11 years, I never witnessed a massive bill approved at such speed and signed in such desperation. This wasn’t efficiency or principle. This is cowardice. #gapol 1/2
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Adam Schiff
18 days ago
Trump's Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is still at it with new ways to sabotage the USPS:   Shorter hours. Slower delivery. Higher rates.   Veterans, elderly, small businesses and more rely on USPS to get medications, conduct business and stay connected.   DeJoy must go. Now. https://t.co/oSZMtMk3qX
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Jacob Bogage
19 days ago
🚨 SCOOP: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will unveil the largest rollback of consumer mail services in a generation as part of his 10-year plan for USPS including: - longer first-class mail delivery times - reduced post office hours - higher prices. https://t.co/1dqVnl3UnP
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Adam Schiff
19 days ago
Sandy Hook. Parkland. El Paso. Orlando. Las Vegas. Atlanta. Boulder. This awful list keeps growing. No more. We must act: Universal background checks. Ban assault weapons & extended clips. And more. We have the power. Not the NRA. So let’s act. Before another tragedy strikes.
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Adam Schiff
19 days ago
Americans send representatives to Washington to solve problems and enact change. It is simply not tenable for the will of the voters to be continually thwarted by an archaic practice. I believe it's time to eliminate the filibuster once and for all. Here's why: https://t.co/eGuksaceJ5
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Adam Schiff
19 days ago
As horrifying reports continue to emerge from Colorado, my heart is with the victims, their families, and the Boulder community. Once again, a gunman has turned a public space into a site of tragedy. We don’t have to live in fear like this. We must pass commonsense gun reforms. https://t.co/mnykteLyi6
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CNN Breaking News
19 days ago
Multiple people, including a police officer, were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Colorado grocery store https://t.co/gjq3KPfbDt
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Adam Schiff
25 days ago
I'm proud to be an original cosponsor of Medicare for All.   Healthcare is a human right: ✔️Universal coverage. ✔️Lower costs. ✔️No barriers to treatment.   No matter who you are. No matter what you do for work. No matter what you can afford.   It's time for #MedicareForAll.
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Adam Schiff
25 days ago
Words have meaning, and hateful rhetoric leads to tragic consequences.   Hate crimes against Asian Americans are up dramatically, and just yesterday we saw the murder of several Asian victims in Atlanta.   We must all speak out against violent anti-Asian attacks and hate speech.
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