GOP lawmakers troll Schiff over collusion allegations

Two GOP lawmakers took aim at Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffDemocrats hit Trump for handling of Russian bounty allegations after White House briefing Voters must strongly reject the president's abuses by voting him out this November Democrats face tough questions with Bolton 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 GreenComer tapped to serve as top Republican on House Oversight Clyburn pledges not to recognize committee members who don't wear masks This week: Democrats set to move health care, infrastructure proposals with eye on November MORE, the congressman and fellow Tennessee GOP Rep. Tim BurchettTimothy (Tim) Floyd BurchettTennessee lawmaker tweets cellphone number, offers to talk to anyone 'overwhelmed' by pandemic House Republican: Tariffs are 'only way' to change US-China relationship GOP lawmaker on Iran tensions: Military should always be 'the last option' 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) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE.

Mueller, who investigated the issue for nearly two years, did not find sufficient evidence to conclude that President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad 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 BarrOVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Key impeachment witness retires | Duckworth presses for information | Subpanel advances defense measure | Democrats press for end to military transgender ban DOJ to resume executions next week for first time in 15 years Tim Scott says he's talking with House Democrats about reviving police reform bill 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."