Schiff: Impeachment testimony shows Trump 'doesn't give a shit' about what's good for the country

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSchiff to subpoena top DHS official, alleges whistleblower deposition is being stonewalled Schiff claims DHS is blocking whistleblower's access to records before testimony GOP lawmakers distance themselves from Trump comments on transfer of power MORE (D-Calif.), a prominent figure in the impeachment inquiry, has said that President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE "doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country."

Schiff, in an interview with The New Yorker, cited the impeachment testimony of diplomat David Holmes, who said he was told that Trump did not care about Ukraine and only cared about "big stuff" like an investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenFormer Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick Bloomberg rolls out M ad buy to boost Biden in Florida MORE

“That says it all,” Schiff told the magazine. “The President doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country, what’s good for Ukraine. It’s all about what’s in it for him personally and for his reelection campaign.”

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The lawmaker said that this moment in Holmes's testimony was a summary of the impeachment case. 

“That is a perfect summary,” Schiff said, “of this whole scheme.”

Holmes testified in the probe that U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon SondlandGordon SondlandGOP chairman vows to protect whistleblowers following Vindman retirement over 'bullying' Top Democrat slams Trump's new EU envoy: Not 'a political donor's part-time job' Trump names new EU envoy, filling post left vacant by impeachment witness Sondland MORE told him that Sondland specifically mentioned the the “Biden investigation.” 

Schiff's Intelligence panel this week released its report on the impeachment probe which found that Trump abused the power of his office.

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocratic senator to party: 'A little message discipline wouldn't kill us' Overnight Health Care: New wave of COVID-19 cases builds in US | Florida to lift all coronavirus restrictions on restaurants, bars | Trump stirs questions with 0 drug coupon plan Overnight Defense: Appeals court revives House lawsuit against military funding for border wall | Dems push for limits on transferring military gear to police | Lawmakers ask for IG probe into Pentagon's use of COVID-19 funds MORE (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she was "asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment" into Trump.  

Trump has denied wrongdoing and blasted the impeachment inquiry as a "witch hunt."