House Minority Whip Scalise and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) led group of Republican members to SCIF today on Capitol Hill calling for more transparency in impeachment inquiry where inside House cmtes are hearing from Deputy Assistant Defense Sec Laura Cooper behind closed doors.
“We’re going to try and go in there, and we’re going to try to figure out what’s going on, on behalf of the millions of Americans that we represent that want to see this Congress working for them and not obsess with attacking a president who we believe has not done anything to deserve impeachment,” Gaetz said.
Republicans called out Schiff who is leading the illegal secret hearings without Republicans.
“What is Adam Schiff trying to hide?” asked House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La. “I think that’s the question so many people have, so many of my colleagues have, so many people in the press should have.”
“Voting members of Congress are being denied access from being able to see what’s happening behind these closed doors where they’re trying to impeach the president of the United States with a one-sided set of rules,” Scalise continued. “They call the witnesses. They don’t let anybody else call the witnesses.”
“We’re gonna go and see if we can get inside,” Gaetz said at the conclusion of the press conference.