Representative for California's 28th congressional district since A member of the Democratic PartySchiff is in his eleventh term, having served since Schiff's district numbered as the 27th from to and as the 29th from to has been centered in the San Gabriel Valley east of Los Angelesincluding PasadenaGlendaleand Burbank.
He is currently on leave from the House Appropriations Committee which he joined in District Court for the Central District of California. In MaySchiff was a candidate for the 43rd district seat in the California State Assembly in a special election and lost to Republican nominee James E. InSchiff was elected to represent the 21st district in the California State Senate. As a state senator, Schiff authored dozens of measures that were enacted into law.
InSchiff was the Democratic nominee for the U. House of Representatives in California's 27th congressional district. Roganand he began serving his first term on January 3, He was reelected every two years from toand began serving his 11th term in Congress in January Schiff voted in favor of the invasion of Iraq.
He said: "Absolutely. Unfortunately, our intelligence was dead wrong on that, on Saddam at that time. The vote set in motion a cascading series of events which have [had] disastrous consequences. Schiff has been a leading voice in Armenian-American issues; he claims to have over 70, Armenian-Americans in his district. House Resolutionrecognizing the Armenian genocidewhich was approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on October 11, but began to lose support after Turkey's prime minister said that approval of the resolution would endanger U.
Beginning with Rep. Schiff has been a prominent supporter of surveillance reforms, especially in the wake of the leaks of classified intelligence by Edward Snowden.
Jeff Flake offered a successful amendment in the House of Representatives to clarify that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is the exclusive means for collecting foreign intelligence information within the United States.
In JanuarySchiff introduced the Telephone Metadata Reform Act,  which would prohibit the bulk collection of domestic phone records. Schiff has also introduced several bills aimed at reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courtincluding a bill to require outside counsel to be appointed to argue for privacy and civil liberties protections in certain cases before the Court.
Schiff was appointed to the House Select Committee on Benghazi in by Nancy Pelosi to serve as one of the five Democrats on the committee. Before he was appointed as a Member of the Benghazi Select Committee, Schiff called the establishment of a select committee to investigate the attack a "colossal waste of time," and said Democratic leaders should not appoint any members, stating: "I think it's just a tremendous red herring gssi gpr a waste of taxpayer resources".
Schiff formed the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Caucus for the Freedom of the Press in  aimed at advancing press freedom around the world. Mike Pence R. Christopher Dodd D. InSchiff supported the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemensaying: "The military action by Saudi Arabia and its partners was necessitated by the illegal action of the Houthi rebels and their Iranian backers.
But ultimately, a negotiated end to this crisis is the only way to restore order in Yemen and shrink the space for terrorism". In Aprilhe voted for a bipartisan resolution to under the War Powers Act end the United States' involvement in the war. Tom Rooney R-FLwas intended to sunset. In addition to his legislation, Schiff has been a forceful proponent of debating and voting on a new war authorization against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Schiff has been a very prominent supporter of national defense spending.By Jennifer Gould.
The turn-of-the-century four-story home at W. A prenup says Melissa Schiff Soros, a filmmaker and photographer, would get the marital home in a divorce. Read Next. This story has been sharedtimes.
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She is a freelance photographer and film maker in New York. Her mother is the chairwoman of the advisory board of the entrepreneurial center at the Wharton School. Soros, also 28 and an N. His stepmother, Susan W. He is the founder of the Central European University in Prague, as well as a network of foundations in Eastern Europe.Eugene Izotov plays \
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Many of the provisions in it appear to be ambiguous. Melissa believes she can go after a large portion of his wealth, which could extend to billions of dollars.
Robert and Melissa have supported causes including reproductive rights, Democratic politics and the arts. Meanwhile, Robert has been visibly dating much younger blond socialite Ostrom, the former girlfriend of Duran Duran star Nick Rhodes. While she has been a model and actress, more recently she has been working as an artist, and creates her work by covering her naked body in paint before writhing and rolling around on a canvas. Read Next.
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Major children and living persons must directly contact the owner of this family tree. William Schiff Jean Peckman Rita Schiff Haskel Schiff Paul Sandler As a war of words heated up between President Trump and Rep. Adam Schiff D-Calif. Soon after, users on forums like 4chanAbove Top Secret and Free Republic began posting the rumor that Schiff was related to Soros by marriage. The rumor then spread to junk news sites. The article used a series of images of tweets:.
Adam Schiff, on the other hand, was born to Sherry and Ed Schiff. The California congressman also has a brother named Daniel. Schiff does not have a sister, his spokesperson confirmed to us by email. His spokesperson also told us that he has no family relationship at all to Melissa Schiff. To some, the name George Soros invokes the idea of a shadowy Illuminati-like group pulling the strings behind a series of conspiracies.
Fact Checks. Junk News. False About this rating. The article used a series of images of tweets: These rumors also inspired the creation of at least one meme:. Editors' Picks. Watch out for this fake email renewal scam that was created to look as if The votes of 12 Republican House members in March caused widespread outrage, but there Rogers in Bob Ross T-Shirt? The real world simply does not allow this amount of cool to gather in one In earlysocial media users enthusiastically shared a hyperpartisan meme that vastly oversimplified aDivorce behind them, billionaire real estate developer Harry Macklowe L and his ex-wife Linda are now locked in a fight over their art collection.
Others too have clashed over masterpieces. Robert Soros, son of the billionaire investor George Soros, was locked in a dispute with estranged wife, Melissa Schiff, over their art collection. Robert, who filed for divorce in after 22 years of marriage, insisted he bought the art with his own funds. Melissa, however, claimed that the pieces were bought in her name alone, according to the report. Swiss businessman Maurice Alain Amon and Tracey Hejailan were married for seven years before they filed for divorce in When the founders of Wynn resorts decided to split, the biggest question was who would inherit their massive art collection.
The couple came to an agreement reportedly because of different tastes. Stephen, who is celebrated for his vast art collection, walked away with works of Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh and Johannes Vermeer.
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