Trump blasts 'little shifty Schiff' over probe into finances

Trump blasts 'little shifty Schiff' over probe into finances
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpDavid Axelrod after Ginsburg cancer treatment: Supreme Court vacancy could 'tear this country apart' EU says it will 'respond in kind' if US slaps tariffs on France Ginsburg again leaves Supreme Court with an uncertain future MORE on Saturday blasted Democrats for pushing to investigate his finances while swiping at House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHillicon Valley: YouTube disables 200+ accounts over Hong Kong misinformation | Lawmakers sound alarm over Chinese influence efforts | DHS cyber agency details priorities | State AGs get tough on robocalls | DOJ busts online scammers Nadler asks other House chairs to provide records that would help panel in making impeachment decision YouTube disables over 200 accounts amid protests in Hong Kong MORE (D-Calif.), calling him "little shifty Schiff."

“There’s no collusion, so now they go and morph into ‘let’s inspect every deal he’s ever done,’ ” he said to a crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). “These people are sick.”

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“I saw little shifty Schiff yesterday,” Trump added. “He went into a meeting and he said, ‘We’re going to look into his finances.’ I said ‘Where did that come from? He always talked about Russia.’ ”

Schiff last month announced a sweeping probe into Trump's finances and potential ties to Russia. Trump afterward condemned Schiff as a "political hack," but Schiff defended the investigation as "meaningful oversight." 

Democrats also questioned Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen on the president's finances at a hearing on Wednesday. Cohen told Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTlaib says Trump 'scared' of 'Squad' The Memo: Dangers loom for Trump on immigration Students retreating from politics as campuses become progressive playgrounds MORE (D-N.Y.) that Trump purposefully inflated his assets for insurance reasons.

CPAC is an annual gathering of conservatives with high-profile speakers. It is attended largely by conservative university students.