Schiff: Trump damaging his credibility by talking about Russian hacking

Schiff: Trump damaging his credibility by talking about Russian hacking

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffFlynn urged Russian diplomat to have 'reciprocal' response to Obama sanctions, new transcripts show The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation Hillicon Valley: Trump signs order targeting social media legal protections | House requests conference with Senate after FISA vote canceled | Minneapolis systems temporarily brought down by hackers MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday that President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Priest among those police cleared from St. John's Church patio for Trump visit Trump criticizes CNN on split-screen audio of Rose Garden address, protesters clashing with police MORE should stop saying he has additional information about Russian hacking.

“It's indeed overwhelming and the president-elect, as you know, also said that he knows things that other people don't know. He needs to stop talking this way,” Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, told ABC’s “This Week.”

“If he's going to have any credibility as president, he needs to stop talking this way. He needs to stop denigrating the intelligence community. He's going to rely on them. He's going to have to rely on them,” Schiff added.

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Trump criticized the Central Intelligence Agency after The Washington Post reported that the agency found Russia tried to interfere in the presidential election to help Trump win.

“There's only one thing worse than someone who wins elective office after everyone told them that they would win and that's someone who wins after everyone told them that they would not because they believe in the infallibility of their own judgment,” Schiff said.