President Donald Trump said that there should be an investigation of Rep. Adam Schiff for leaking an assessment from the intelligence community about interference from Russia in Sen. Bernie Sanders presidential campaign.

Trump, who was not briefed on Russian involvement in his 2016 campaign told reporters, “Nobody said it to me at all.”

“They ought to investigate Adam Schiff for leaking that intelligence,” Trump added.

Sanders responded to the news of the interference by telling Russia to stay out of US elections.

The win in Nevada has reinforced Sanders as the front runner in the 2020 Democratic presidential race.

From NY Post:

The president suggested that Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the information to hurt Sanders’ presidential bid.

“I think what it could be, the Democrats are treating Bernie Sanders very unfairly.

And it sounds to me like a leak from Adam Schiff because they don’t want Bernie Sanders to represent them,” Trump said outside the White House on Sunday as he prepared to depart for a two-day trip to India.

Schiff pushed back at the president on Twitter.

“Nice deflection, Mr. President. But your false claims fool no one.

You welcomed Russian help in 2016, tried to coerce Ukraine’s help in 2019, and won’t protect our elections in 2020.

Now you fired your intel chief for briefing Congress about it.

You’ve betrayed America. Again,” Schiff, one of the main players during the House’s impeachment inquiry into the president, posted.

Author: David Rufful

Source: Analyzing America: BREAKING: Schiff Accused of Leaking Bernie-Russia Intel, Trump Calls For Investigation