Ratcliffe said he's tired of "people using the intelligence community to leverage some political narrative."
Schiff said that while he supports "doing away with" the Electoral College, "discrete changes" to the Constitution that attack Citizens United are much more likely to happen.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said President Donald Trump is "willfully fanning the flames" of racial unrest and violence because his campaign believes it helps his re-election chances.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said that instead of providing briefings on election security, it will only provide finished reports.
Congressman Adam Schiff said agents from the Department of Homeland Security had carried out "aggressive operations" during demonstrations.
Rep. Schiff (D-CA) said he was not surprised by Trump's stance, as he took a similar position in 2016, but he told Newsweek it was "more dangerous this time around."
The chairman of the house intelligence committee told MSNBC anchor Lawrence O'Donnell that the White House was "deliberately provoking a fight" with China over COVID-19.
The House Intelligence Committee chairman also said there would be no reopening of the U.S. economy without a plan to contain the novel coronavirus.
"He's decapitating the leadership of the intelligence community in the middle of a national crisis," Schiff argued. "It's unconscionable."
"You welcomed Russian help in 2016, tried to coerce Ukraine's help in 2019, and won't protect our elections in 2020," the California congressman tweeted.
"Do you remember America?" the video asked at the end.
Rep. Adam Schiff used his closing argument at the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump to ask GOP senators to join the "Davids who took on Goliath" by voting to convict.
"[Senators] have control over the proceedings," Schiff said. "And they could have insisted on witnesses and documents and for whatever reason, chose not to."
House impeachment manager Adam Schiff on Thursday offered to cap witness depositions to a time limit of one week. "Let's take a week to have a fair trial," he said.
Senate Republicans expressed dismay after the House Intelligence Committee Chairman repeated an anonymously-sourced quote which said Donald Trump will put senators' "head on a pike" if they vote against the president.
The California Democrat urged Republican colleagues in the Senate to have the "moral courage" to go against their party and remove Donald Trump from office.
"How exactly is this the impeachment we were promised?" Carlson asked. "Wasn't it supposed to be about the abuse of power and the contempt of Congress? Aren't those the charges? How did we get to the part where Russia invades Belgium?"
The clip of McCain, who often drew the scorn of Trump, was yet another example of the impeachment managers using the words of Republicans and some of Trump's staunchest defenders against him.
The lead House impeachment manager was praised by some social media users for his speech quoting Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is thanking God that U.S. election interference suspicion has been deflected away from Russia and onto Ukraine due to the actions of President Donald Trump at the Senate impeachment trial on Thursday.
Graham—a loyal supporter of President Donald Trump—was pictured praising the Democratic impeachment manager and shaking his hand.
"Imagine a movie written and directed by children," Carlson said, "whose ending you already know and, buy the way, it's 20 hours long, in Hungarian with misspelled subtitles. That's what it's like."
Trump's impeachment trial is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon after a heated debate over GOP rules. It comes after a flurry of preparations by both sides over the weekend.
Connecticut Republican Robert Hyde also alleged that Lev Parnas planned to have Rudy Giuliani kidnapped in Ukraine in order to blackmail the president.
Reince Priebus accused MSNBC host Rachel Maddow of being involved in a conspiracy, after she interviewed Lev Parnas on Thursday.
The president also took aim at Nancy Pelosi during his Ohio rally last night, saying she was "not operating with a full deck."
During an appearance on 'Fox & Friends,' Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democrats and Schiff of "playing politics" with Iran instead of celebrating the action Trump took last Friday when he ordered the drone attack on Soleimani.
The Senate minority leader said he wants the Senate and the American people to "hear all the evidence."
The House Intelligence Committee chairman said it's "absurd" that he or Speaker Nancy Pelosi would testify in a Senate trial, "because Donald Trump thinks it's a good rhetorical attack."
Schiff told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow that it is improper for the vice president's office to classify information solely because it might be incriminating.