That’s certainly one theory of electoral practice, but Hakeem Jeffries himself doesn’t appear anxious to explain it in detail. When asked by Republicans how the accusation against Donald Trump differs from Hillary Clinton’s decision to hire a British ex-spy to dig up dirt on Donald Trump, using his intel contacts in Russia. Jeffries claims that Hillary had only “purchased” Steele’s services for oppo research, but quickly moves off of that claim to spend the rest of his response attacking Republicans for pursuing those issues.
“This is the world’s greatest deliberative body,” Jeffries exclaims at the end, “and all you offer us is conspiracy theories?”
Stick around for Jay Sekulow’s response in the same clip below, which is devastating: