Ex Secretary of State Pompeo: Schiff ‘Leaked Classified Information’

Former Trump administration Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday accused Rep. Adam Schiff of leaking classified information, after the House GOP removed him from the chamber's Intelligence committee.

  • “During my time as CIA director and secretary of state, I know that he leaked classified information that had been provided to him.”
  • Pompeo also said the problem was significant enough that he restricted what information he shared with Congress. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in removing Schiff made similar assertions out him and his handling of sensitive materials.
  • “I could tell you that when we provided information to him and to his staff, it ended up in places it shouldn’t have been with alarming regularity,” Pompeo also told the Fox News Channel.” We could see it. In the end, I decided, I held back information from them as a result.”
  • Schiff, who before Republicans this month took control of the chamber, was the committee chairman, previously denied leaking classified information.
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