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Chairman Schiff Statement on Supreme Court and Mueller Grand Jury Materials

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The Supreme Court decision denying Congress access to the Mueller Grand Jury material is a serious setback to the interests of transparency and accountability. The extreme lengths the Trump administration has gone to hide this material tells you ... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Virtual Open Hearing on U.S.-China Relations and Its Impact on National Security and Intelligence in a Post-COVID World

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Washington, DC – On Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will convene a virtual hearing, U.S.-China Relations and its Impact on National Security and Intelligence in a Post-COVID World. This is the third virtual hearing that the Committee will hold. Witnesses will discuss the national security and intelligence implications of the down... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Bolton Book

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “John Bolton may be an author, but he’s no patriot. “During impeachment proceedings in the House, members of John Bolton’s staff were asked to testify about President Trump’s abuse of power. And they did. They had a lot to lose, and showed real co... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at Virtual Hearing with Facebook, Twitter and Google on Foreign Influence and Election Security

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, convened a virtual hearing, Emerging Trends in Online Foreign Influence Operations: Social Media, COVID-19, and Election Security, with senior officials from Facebook, Twitter and Google. The virtual hearing can be viewed here. At the beginning of the hearing, Chairman Schiff deli... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Democrats Introduce Bill Requiring National Intelligence Estimate on Threat of Global Pandemic Disease

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, along with all Committee Democrats, introduced legislation requiring the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to produce a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on the threat of global pandemic disease in the wake of COVID-19, which has infected over 2 million Americans ... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Virtual Open Hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter on Foreign Influence and Election Security

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Washington, DC – On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will convene a virtual hearing, Emerging Trends in Online Foreign Influence Operations: Social Media, COVID-19, and Election Security. This is the second virtual hearing that the Committee will hold, and key senior officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter will testify remotel... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on DOD Response to Inquiries Regarding Protests

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released a letter from Joseph D. Kernan, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security at the Department of Defense. The full letter from Under Secretary Kernan can be found here. Following a staff briefing today, Chairman Schiff released the following statement: “We ap... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Virtual Hearing on Impact of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Washington, DC – On Monday, June 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will hold a virtual open hearing on the impact of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa, and how it will impact U.S. national security and intelligence. COVID-19 presents a broad array of humanitarian, economic, and political challenges to Africa, where WHO estimates the pandemic has no... Read More »

Following Deployment of Military and Federal Law Enforcement by Trump on Streets, Schiff Requests Information from IC on Any Intelligence Support Requested or Provided

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Joseph D. Kernan, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security at the Department of Defense, requesting detailed information on any activities the Defense Intelligence Enterprise may have undertaken or plans to undertake, or for which support has been ... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Thirty-one years ago, tanks rolled into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square and troops opened fire on peaceful protestors, killing countless individuals, and extinguishing the dreams of millions more yearning for a better future. The Chinese Communist Par... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Release of Flynn-Kislyak Transcripts

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: “At our urging, the Trump Administration has now declassified certain transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and the Russian Ambassador. It is clear why they did not release them before, when they were selectively declassifying other information. “These t... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Trump Withdrawing United States from the Open Skies Treaty

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “For nearly two decades, the Open Skies Treaty has contributed to international peace by allowing the thirty-four signatories to the agreement to perform unarmed reconnaissance flights over other signatory states to promote transparency and build ... Read More »

After Being Delayed by White House for Almost a Year, Transcripts from House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Released

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence is making available to the public 57 transcripts, as well as additional material, from the Committee’s investigation in 2017 and 2018 into Russia’s interference campaign targeting the 2016 U.S. election. Accompanying today’s release, the Committee has sent a letter informing Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) ... Read More »

Schiff, Nadler Call for Inspector General to Review Attorney General Barr’s Comments on Atkinson Firing

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s Acting Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility Jeffrey Ragsdale and Inspector General Michael Horowitz. In the letter, Schiff and Nadler call f... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Trump’s Retaliation Against Intelligence Community Inspector General

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “President Trump’s decision to fire Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson is yet another blatant attempt by the President to gut the independence of the Intelligence Community and retaliate against those who dare to expose pres... Read More »