GOP House Intel member says Schiff 'needs to step aside' after Mueller investigation

Rep. Mike TurnerMichael Ray TurnerOvernight Defense: NATO chief urges US to support alliance on its 70th anniversary | Turkey rebuffs Pentagon pressure over Russia deal | Rand Paul, liberals team up to push Trump on Syria withdrawal GOP House Intel member says Schiff 'needs to step aside' after Mueller investigation Don’t look for House GOP to defy Trump on border wall MORE (R-Ohio) on Tuesday joined calls for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffCohen says Trump attorney told him to say Trump Tower talks ended earlier than they did Cohen told lawmakers that Trump lawyer Sekulow instructed him to lie about Moscow tower project: report Supreme Court declines to hear case on businesses' political contributions MORE (D-Calif.) to step down following the conclusion of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation.

“I do believe he needs to step aside," Turner, a member of the panel, said on CNN's "New Day." "I think that his leadership is compromised.”

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“One, he wasn’t being straight with the American public, or really with you. When we would have hearings in the Intel committee on the Trump campaign and coordination we would hear witness after witness come in and say, 'I have no evidence of collusion, I don’t know anyone else who has evidence of collusion,' and he would walk out to the cameras and say ‘We’re getting close.’

“The second issue why we’re concerned about his leadership is that he would then say, ‘And the Republicans are obstructing my ability to do this.' It’s very divisive, he’s been dishonest with the American public about what was actually happening in the intel committee.” 

Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget Barr says he's working to protect presidency, not Trump Press: Justin Amash breaks ranks with party MORE sent a letter to Congress this weekend revealing that Mueller's investigation had not found evidence of collusion between President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending Democrats wary of handing Trump a win on infrastructure MORE's 2016 campaign and Russia.

Since the release of Barr's letter, Republicans and members of the Trump administration have called out Schiff for his insistence that coordination did occur. 

The California lawmaker has said for months that there is evidence of collusion in "plain sight."

Schiff's committee is currently conducting its own Russia investigation and has previously spoken with multiple Trump associates, including the president's former attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenCohen says Trump attorney told him to say Trump Tower talks ended earlier than they did Cohen told lawmakers that Trump lawyer Sekulow instructed him to lie about Moscow tower project: report Stormy Daniels reaches settlement with Michael Cohen, ex-lawyer  MORE.

Schiff, one of Trump's most outspoken critics, said Sunday that he trusted Mueller's judgment while also calling for the full release of the report.

"Mueller did not find sufficient evidence to establish conspiracy, notwithstanding Russian offers to help Trump’s campaign, their acceptance, and a litany of concealed interactions with Russia," Schiff tweeted. "I trust Mueller’s prosecutorial judgement, but the country must see the evidence."