“The Russians offered help. The campaign accepted help. The Russians gave help. And the president made full use of that help,” Schiff said during an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
“And that’s pretty damning, whether it is proof beyond a reasonable doubt of conspiracy or not,” he continued.
Schiff, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, which is conducting a probe into possible Russian election hacking, said people need to look at the “pattern of chronology.”
“You have, in late April, the Russians approaching the Trump campaign and saying, ‘we have stolen Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE emails,’ ” he said.
He also mentioned other communications, including Donald Trump Jr.’s communications with WikiLeaks.