“I think we will probably make a decision this week on our course of conduct with that particular witness and maybe others,” Schiff told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” “I can’t go into … what communications that we’re having or haven’t had with particular witnesses, but we are moving with alacrity with anyone who obstructs the committee, and that was certainly the case with Mr. Bannon. It will be the case with Mr. Meadows, and Mr. Clark or any others.”
Schiff also told Bash one of the main questions the committee is looking into is Trump’s involvement.
“And I can’t go into the evidence that we have gathered, but I will say this, I think among the most important questions that we’re investigating is the complete role of the former president,” the Democrat said.
Rep. Pete Aguilar, a Democrat who is also a member of the committee, told CNN earlier this month that Meadows may have a “minor claim” to executive privilege over some conversations but stressed the committee has questions for him that “have nothing to do with the conversations he had directly with the President.”
Aguilar told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday that Meadows still has a “small window in which he can still comply here … But if he doesn’t comply, the committee has made very clear just as we did with Steve Bannon that we’re willing to use whatever means necessary.”
Schiff also suggested Sunday he would like for the Department of Justice to be more aggressive in investigating Trump’s efforts to overturn the election in certain states, such as Georgia.
“I am concerned that there does not appear to be an investigation, unless it’s being done very quietly by the Justice Department, of for example the former president on the phone with the Georgia Secretary of State, asking him to find, really demanding he find 11,780 votes that don’t exist,” he told Bash.
This story has been updated with additional information.
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