Top Dem: 'We have a seriously flawed human being in the Oval Office'

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffWhite House faces growing outcry over migrant family policies Schiff: ‘Deeply disturbing’ that FBI gave Nunes confidential info on Clinton's emails Schiff: White House using migrant kids’ grief and tears to build border wall MORE (D-Calif.) in a Sunday show interview said the United States has “a seriously flawed” person occupying the White House, referring to President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were keeping the Jews from leaving' Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing this week MORE.

“The big question for us, though, is you know, plainly we have a seriously flawed human being in the Oval Office,” Schiff said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

“Will those flaws be allowed to permeate the whole of government?”

Schiff, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said he does not think anyone is shocked by the revelations in Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” about how Trump's inner circle views the president's capability to do his job.

“I don't think there is anyone in Congress, frankly, of either party, who does not concur at least privately with those observations and concerns,” Schiff said.

“Certainly, very few are willing to express them publicly in Congress and I think that's to the detriment of our institution.”

Trump on Saturday defended his mental fitness, suggesting he is “a very stable genius.”

“Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart. Crooked Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKoch brothers group won't back Stewart in Virginia Giuliani says his demand for Mueller probe to be suspended was for show Poll: GOP challenger narrowly leads Heitkamp in North Dakota MORE also played these cards very hard and, as everyone knows, went down in flames,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

“I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star ... to President of the United States (on my first try). I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!”