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"I'm more used to attacks from my GOP colleagues and I would not expect anything less," he told CNN.
The California Democrat also said on Monday that he was accepting the findings of the special council 's investigation from a legal standpoint, stating: "I certainly accept the conclusion that". he can not establish proof beyond a reasonable doubt of a criminal plot. "
However, Schiff added that "if there are compromising interactions between the president, his family, his activists and the Russians, we will refer to the Mueller report to find out what he has put in place" .
"There are a lot of outstanding issues," he said.
His remarks come a day after the Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham Barr Schiff relays calls for resignation: "I'm more used to attacks from my GOP colleagues" PLUS published a brief summary of the "key findings" drawn by Mueller's team following his nearly two-year investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 elections and whether the team the president was in collusion with Moscow.
According to Barr's summary, the investigation did not reveal any evidence of criminal conspiracy by the president or his team members "despite the many offers of people affiliated with Russia to help the Trump campaign".
Since then, some Republicans have called for Schiff's resignation, citing earlier comments from the biggest Democrat, who has repeatedly said there was ample evidence of collusion. Schiff claims for months that there is evidence of collusion "in the sight of all".
White House Councilor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayTrump plots after Mueller's recovery period Hillicon Valley – Presented by NCTA – Apple launches new video and press services | Latest news on Mueller fallout | Local officials struggling with voting technology | Nunes lawsuits on Twitter face daunting challenges Winners and losers of Mueller's initial findings Schiff criticized Monday, saying that he "should resign".
"He has no right as a person who peddles a lie every day unchallenged without protest and without an oath," she said of "Fox & Friends." where is it?"
Leader of the minority Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyTrump plans to repay Schiff after his release by Mueller Schems says Dems will continue his investigations on Trump investigations The winners and losers of Mueller's first conclusions (R-Calif.) Also called Schiff to step down as chairman of the House's Intelligence Committee after Barr's summary, while asserting that the Democrat "owes an apology to the American public."
"Schiff has met the standard he has imposed on other members of Congress as to when they should step down," he said.
"He has exceeded this standard and there is no doubt that he should resign from Intel's presidency," McCarthy said.