SPONSORED:

READ: Schiff plans to investigate Trump firing intel watchdog

READ: Schiff plans to investigate Trump firing intel watchdog
© Getty Images

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffBiden to keep Wray as FBI director Biden urged to reverse Pompeo-Trump move on Houthis Angus King warns of 'grave danger' of Trump revealing classified information MORE (D-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is warning his panel will "undertake additional oversight" of recent changes to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, including President TrumpDonald TrumpMore than two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's coronavirus response: poll Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19 MORE firing the inspector general of the intelligence community.

Schiff raised several issues related to management of the office in a letter sent Tuesday to Richard Grenell, the acting director of national intelligence.

In the letter, Schiff questions the firing of Michael Atkinson. Atkinson, in his position as inspector general, turned over a whistleblower complaint to Congress that led to impeachment hearings into Trump. Trump has railed against Atkinson, saying he “did a terrible job."

ADVERTISEMENT

Atkinson on Sunday said he was fired because he "faithfully discharged my legal obligations as an independent and impartial Inspector General."

Read Schiff's full letter below.