Trump Jr. praises Senate Intel investigation, rips House Intel

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDonald Trump Jr. headlines Montana Republican convention NYPD being sued for info on gun permits held by Trump, his sons The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by PhRMA — GOP lawmakers race to find an immigration fix MORE defended the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election during a Fox News appearance Tuesday morning, but attacked the House Intelligence Committee's investigation. 

Speaking on "Fox & Friends," Trump Jr. praised the work of the Senate committee, which he described as bipartisan and fair, compared to the House committee, which he said was only interested in "soundbites."

"At Senate Intel I was impressed," Trump Jr., President TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Fallon responds to Trump: I'll donate to pro-immigrant nonprofit in his name South Carolina GOP candidate expected to make full recovery after car accident Official: US to present North Korea with timeline, 'specific asks' MORE's eldest son, said. "You walk out of a room after, what was it, 10 hours of interviewing and you didn't know who was on who's side. Meaning, those guys actually seemed like they were trying to get to facts."


"When I look at House Intel, when I look at these other groups, it was literally looking for a soundbite," he added. "You go in voluntarily, you go in under the auspices of confidentiality, you come out at 7:30 at night again after a 10 hour day, you look at your Twitter feed and starting at noon its 'CNN is reporting that.'"

Trump Jr. went on to directly blame Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffOvernight Defense: Defense spending bill amendments target hot-button issues | Space Force already facing hurdles | Senators voice 'deep' concerns at using military lawyers on immigration cases Rubio heckled by protestors outside immigration detention facility MSNBC’s Ruhle fires back at ‘Fox & Friends’ over ‘propaganda’ about migrant children MORE (Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, for leaking information from his testimony to the press.

"The Adam Schiffs of the world, presumably him because he never met a camera he didn't love, good thing is he's not that good on TV, but he's out there telling these people this," Trump Jr. said. "The following weekend, they're giving misleading information, leaking actual information but selectively leaking out and crossing out dates to make it seem and to try and create and perpetuate this scandal."

Republicans in the House closed the Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian election interference on Monday, declaring that they had found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Democrats were furious, countering that the committee's work was not done and accusing Republicans of sending a "green light" for Russia to interfere in future elections.

“The Republicans' decision to shut down the House Intelligence Committee Russia investigation sends a bright green light to Russia to continue its interference at America's ballot boxes,” Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellDems best GOP as Scalise returns for annual charity baseball game Republicans celebrate Krauthammer Hillicon Valley: Deal reached on ZTE, but lawmakers look to block it | New encryption bill | Dems push Ryan for net neutrality vote | Google vows it won't use AI for weapons MORE (D-Calif.), a member of the committee, said.