Kimberley A. Strassel: Behold the Lord High Impeacher: Failure to vote on inquiry allows Schiff to make up rules as he goes along

Rep. Elise Stefanik was informed this week by Republican House Intelligence Committee staffers of a new diktat from Chairman Adam Schiff. It made the New York Republican’s jaw drop.

Democrats had informed Republicans that, from here on out, the committee would produce a single, printed transcript of every interview it conducted as part of its impeachment inquiry.

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Only members of the three committees involved in the purported inquiry would be allowed to view that printout, and only in the presence of a Democratic staffer. Stefanik — an elected member of Congress who sits on the Intelligence Committee — will be babysat while reading by an unelected employee of the Democrats.

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“It’s outrageous, and it’s an abuse of power,” Stefanik said in an interview. “Every constituent across this country deserves to have their members have access to all the facts.”

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