Ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes (R-CA) said Tuesday on Fox News’s Hannity that chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) coached an impeachment witness and prevented him from answering some questions from Republicans.
“I have never in my life seen anything like what happened today,” Nunes said about the testimony of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
Nunes also called the process unprecedented, including not allowing Republicans to call their own witnesses.
Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) participated in a press conference with other House Republicans to protest Schiff’s actions in telling Vindman not to answer questions about who he met with after the phone call.
Jordan implied that Schiff appeared to be acting almost as Vindman’s lawyer in the questioning and that he was breaking the rules of his own hearing.
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