Rep. Gaetz Trolls Schiff With Letter Asking Him to Cosponsor His ORIGINAL Bill From 2013 Which Would Give POTUS Authority to Appoint FISA Judges

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is on a roll. 

Earlier this week, Gaetz called out Adam Schiff from the House floor by filing the same bill Schiff previously introduced in 2013.

Gaetz then sent Schiff a letter asking him to cosponsor the legislation.


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On Tuesday evening, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) trolled the heck outta Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) from the House floor by filing the Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act, a piece of legislation Schiff previously introduced in 2013.

Rep Gaetz gave a speech from the House floor Tuesday evening with a smile on his face as he called ranking member of the House Intel Committee, Adam Schiff to join him to advance bipartisan legislation giving the President power to appoint FISA judges.


How can Schiff say no? He’s the one who originally introduced this bill in 2013. Checkmate.

Adam Schiff’s bill would have given the President authority to appoint all of the FISC judges.

“In 2013, Rep. Adam Schiff wanted to give the President power to appoint FISA judges. Today, I filed that legislation & would encourage him to join me to advance bipartisan legislation. If it was good enough to give Obama these powers, it’s good enough to give Trump these powers,” Gaetz said.

“I’d encourage the gentleman from California to join me as a co-sponsor so that we can find bipartisan solutions to improve the FISA process,” Gaetz said.

On Thursday, Rep. Gaetz sent Rep. Schiff an official letter asking him to cosponsor his original bill from 2013.

Gaetz tweeted the letter with a caption, “I am calling on @RepAdamSchiff, in my letter today, to cosponsor his ORIGINAL bill from 2013, which would grant the President authority to appoint FISA Judges. If it was good enough to give President Obama these powers, it’s good enough to give President Trump these powers!”

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