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 TrumpZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' MORE on Saturday blasted Democrats for pushing to investigate his finances while swiping at House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffTrump lashes out at Pelosi as she visits Jordan to discuss Syria Trump's insult-comic act enters danger zone  White House staggers after tumultuous 48 hours 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-CortezOcasio-Cortez says endorsing Sanders early is 'the most authentic decision' she could make Ocasio-Cortez: Sanders' heart attack was a 'gut check' moment Ocasio-Cortez tweets endorsement of Sanders 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.