President Trump’s reelection campaign is fundraising off his attacks on the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee by selling “little pencil-neck Adam Schiff” t-shirts.
The pale blue tee, available for all donors who contribute $28 or more, features the California Democrat wearing a clown nose and makeup. His neck is replaced with a pencil.
Schiff has emerged as a primary target for Trump and his supporters in the wake of Attorney General Bill Barr’s letter declaring that the special counsel probe didn’t find evidence that proved Trump’s 2016 campaign coordinated with Russia. Nine of Schiff’s GOP colleagues on the intelligence committee have urged him to resign for backing the Russia “witch hunt,” as has Trump.
The Trump 2020 site reiterates that call, claiming Schiff “spent two years knowingly and unlawfully lying and leaking” about the investigation.
Schiff has pushed back, saying he still believes the campaign’s contacts with Russian officials and operatives were “corrupt” and “immoral.”
In response to the “pencil neck” insult, Schiff tweeted, “I’d rather stick my next out, and be criticized by this president than bury my head in the sand, and be judged by history.”