Trump Jr. praises Senate Intel investigation, rips House Intel

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDershowitz: Trump's lawyers could force Rosenstein to recuse himself from Mueller probe On The Money: Trump signs first 2019 'minibus' spending package | Mueller probing transactions by Russian organizers of Trump Tower meeting | Stocks brush off trade fears Trump Jr. slams Rosenstein report: 'No one is shocked' 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 TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate Ex-Trump staffer out at CNN amid “false and defamatory accusations” Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her 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 SchiffKey House Dem's objections stall intel bill as deadline looms The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh and his accuser will testify publicly Russia probe accelerates political prospects for House Intel Dems 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 SwalwellDemocrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her Kavanaugh fight roils an already ugly political climate Dem rep apologizes for tweet downplaying threats against Collins' office MORE (D-Calif.), a member of the committee, said.