House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSunday shows - Spotlight shifts to omicron variant Schiff: Jan. 6 panel decision on charges for Meadows could come this week GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips MORE (D-Calif.) took aim at Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyGOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks With Build Back Better, Dems aim to correct messaging missteps GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips MORE on Sunday, saying the California Republican “has no values.”
Host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddHealth officials warn against jumping to conclusions on omicron Cohen says Weisselberg not 'key' to Trump case Cohen says Trump will lose if he runs in 2024 MORE asked Schiff during an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" to respond to McCarthy's suggestion after the Democratic House voted to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from committee assignments that a future GOP majority could take similar action against individual Democrats.
Schiff replied that he was unconcerned about McCarthy’s comments.
"Kevin McCarthy stands for nothing except the perpetuation of his own position. He has no values, and in my view cares about little except for hoping to be speaker one day, God forbid," he said.
WATCH: Rep. Schiff says he isn't worried about threats of retribution from Rep. McCarthy.@RepAdamSchiff: "Kevin McCarthy stands for nothing except the perpetuation of his own position. He has no values, and in my view cares about little except for hoping to be speaker one day." pic.twitter.com/fy2UM2VdVI— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) February 7, 2021
“If members of either party are threatening other members of the body and suggesting they be executed, if they are casting doubt on 9/11 or school shootings, if they’re heckling victims of crime like Marjorie Taylor Greene did with the victim of the Parkland shooting … they should be expelled from their committees, whatever party they are in,” the Democratic congressman said.
Schiff added that he was not worried about setting a precedent that could be used against Democrats “as long as we hold the same standard.”
“You have members that are threatening to execute each other, and they should be removed from their committees,” he added, referencing comments Greene “liked” on Facebook calling for Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiNews media's sausage-making obsession helps no one Klobuchar confident spending bill will be finished before Christmas Five reasons for Biden, GOP to be thankful this season MORE’s [D-Calif.] execution.