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GOP lawmakers troll Schiff over collusion allegations

Two GOP lawmakers took aim at Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse Democrats want to silence opposing views, not 'fake news' White House defends not sanctioning Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi What good are the intelligence committees? MORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday in a video mocking the House Intelligence Committee chairman over his claims about the Russia investigation.

In a video posted by Rep. Mark GreenMark GreenRepublican rips GOP lawmakers for voting by proxy from CPAC READ: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results Here are the Republicans planning to challenge the Electoral College results MORE, the congressman and fellow Tennessee GOP Rep. Tim BurchettTimothy (Tim) Floyd BurchettREAD: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results GOP lawmaker: 'Pretty cool' Harris has a shot at being the 'most powerful person in the world' Congress should encourage businesses, schools to reopen safely with liability protections MORE pretended to unveil an exclusive copy of the "Schiff report," or the evidence that Schiff has asserted exists to prove collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

"I got the Schiff report!" Burchett, dressed in a brown overcoat, tells a grinning Green in the video before handing over a manilla envelope marked as such.

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"Holy cow, he's got the Schiff report," Green exclaims in response. "There's gotta be proof of collusion, evidence in here, right?"

The two then open the envelope, revealing it to be empty.

Republicans in Congress have recently turned their attention to knocking Schiff after the Intelligence Committee chairman maintained that evidence exists of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, despite the conclusion of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE.

Mueller, who investigated the issue for nearly two years, did not find sufficient evidence to conclude that President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE's campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election, according to a summary of the special counsel's report released by Attorney General William BarrBill BarrPolitics in the Department of Justice can be a good thing Majority of Republicans say 2020 election was invalid: poll Biden administration withdraws from Connecticut transgender athlete case MORE on Sunday.

“There was a big difference between whether there was evidence of collusion — and I think that evidence is in plain sight — and whether you can establish proof beyond a reasonable doubt of a criminal conspiracy,” Schiff told CNN this week.

The chairman on Thursday aggressively pushed back on calls from GOP lawmakers and Trump for him to step down from his position atop the panel, defending his past comments about Russian election interference that his committee has also investigated.

"My colleagues may think it is OK the president's son was offered dirt as part of an effort to help Trump," Schiff said in his statement. "You might think it is OK. I don’t."