Adam Schiff (@AdamSchiff )

Adam Schiff

Bio Father, husband, former federal prosecutor, triathlete and sometimes comic. Congressman from CA.
Location Burbank, CA
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iPhone : We all knew this was coming.

After a massive tax cut for the wealthy that lead to trillion dollar deficits, Trump now says it’s time to look at cuts to Social Security and Medicare.

Once again, he wants working Americans to pay the bill for corporations and billionaires.…

iPhone : Martin Luther King, Jr. led the fight for racial equality and economic justice.

His strength and moral courage challenged us to live up to our ideals, and inspired generations of new leaders.

Today, and every day, we commit to honoring his life and carrying on his legacy.

iPhone : It appears if Congress wants to get a full answer on the justification for the Soleimani strike, or other decisions by the President that bring our nation to the brink of war, we need to pay to attend a Mar-a-Lago fundraiser

Or we can insist by passing the War Powers Resolution.…

Twitter Web App : More results are in from the Republican tax cut:

The big banks saved $32 BILLION in taxes while enriching shareholders and laying off workers.

Which means it's working exactly as everyone predicted.…

Twitter Web App : Texas Democrats are launching an aggressive operation to register voters and defend their constitutional rights.

The GOP’s voter suppression is a flawed and unethical strategy. In 2020, we must make it a failed strategy.

Everyone must have a voice in our democracy.…

Twitter Web App : Today, the House did its duty.

Because American voters, not foreign powers, decide our elections.

Because a president cannot abuse his power to cheat in an election, and then obstruct Congress's investigation.

The people want a fair trial in the Senate. Let’s hope they get it.

iPhone : Trump, who famously stiffed his workers and contractors, has now made it easier for other companies to do the same.

California serves as a model for protecting against wage theft. Now we need to strengthen labor laws across the country, so that all workers can be treated fairly.…

Twitter Web App : Trump is asking the court to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act.

If he gets his way, 20 million Americans would lose insurance.

People with preexisting conditions would lose all protections.

House Democrats were elected to protect your healthcare.

And we will.…

Twitter Web App : Many of our Democratic freshmen served in military and other national security roles, as was evident in this week's debate about war powers.

As Rep. Slotkin said, “If our loved ones are going to be sent to fight,“ the American people, though their legislators, should have a say.…

Twitter Web App : The Founders gave Congress, not the President, the power to declare war.

For too long, Congress has abdicated its responsibility.

If there was ever a time to reclaim our constitutional power, it is now.

When the nation has such a reckless man at the helm.…

Twitter Web App : This is a no brainer:

Election Day should be a national holiday.

The only reason not to?

If you don't want more people to vote.…

iPhone : The former GOP congressman who Elaine Luria beat in 2018 is running again and he has some complaints about “these girls” with national security backgrounds.

“These girls” are some of the brightest, toughest, most capable leaders in Congress.

And they’re not going anywhere.…

Twitter Web App : The Founders gave Congress — and only Congress — the power to declare war.

A decision which could imperil so many should not be left to the whims of one impulsive man.

It’s time to reclaim our power and uphold our duty.…

iPhone : In 21 states, from Arkansas to California, workers are getting a raise.

As the GOP cut taxes for big business and billionaires, Fight For 15 and union power increased the minimum wage for 7 million.

It’s time for the Senate to pass our bill to raise it across the country.…

iPhone : Every New Year’s eve, as the clock strikes midnight, I say “rabbit, rabbit” to bring luck throughout the year to come.

Give it a try tonight! I hope it brings you and your family and friends good luck in the New Year.

Twitter Web App : We knew the GOP’s tax cuts benefited the wealthy.

But that was just the beginning.

Big banks and corporations lobbied hard for loopholes and giveaways.

And the Trump Administration gave them what they wanted — at the cost of billions in taxpayer dollars.…

Twitter Web App : Happy Holidays from the Schiff family! We wish you peace, love and joy as you relax with those you love.

Twitter Web App : The newly-enacted spending bill includes large new investments to address homelessness, thanks to House Democrats.

I’ve also introduced legislation to help cities like ours invest in new affordable housing.

Let’s make 2020 the year we ended homelessness.

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iPhone : We did not come to Congress to impeach this President.

We came to fight for health care, gun reform, voting rights, equal pay.

But history called upon us to uphold our oath. And we have.

Together, we will emerge from this dark chapter.

And make our democracy stronger still.