Democrats defy McCarthy with 2 selections for Intel panel


              FILE - Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks to reporters after the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol final meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 19, 2022. Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries has nominated Schiff and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., for the Intelligence Committee in open defiance of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s vow to block them. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
            
              FILE - Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., speaks during the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 15, 2019, during the second public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries has nominated Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Swalwell for the Intelligence Committee in open defiance of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s vow to block them. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
            
              FILE - House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., speaks to reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 23, 2022. Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries has nominated the two California lawmakers for the Intelligence Committee in open defiance of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s vow to block them. Jeffries asked that Schiff and Swalwell be reappointed to the Intelligence panel. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
            
              The Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible in a reflection on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Democrats defy McCarthy with 2 selections for Intel panel