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Chairman Schiff Statement on Election Security Briefings

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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: “This morning, after extensive public criticism, the Office of Director of National Intelligence committed to providing the cancelled in-person briefing to both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees. We are now working to confirm a date and... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at Hearing on U.S.-Saudi Security and Intelligence Relationship

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence delivered an opening statement during a virtual unclassified hearing assessing the U.S.-Saudi security and intelligence relationship. The full remarks, as delivered, are below: Today marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, in which nearly 3,000 people peri... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Expands Investigation into Political Interference and Politicization of Intelligence at Department of Homeland Security and Office of Intelligence and Analysis

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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 B. Maher, the senior official performing the duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, advising the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) that the Committee has expanded its investigation.... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Treasury Sanctions on Andrii Derkach

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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: “Today’s announcement by the Treasury Department that it has sanctioned Andrii Derkach, identified as a Russian agent for the last ten years, is appropriate and welcome. It follows an August 7 public statement by the Office of the Director of Nati... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Virtual Open Hearing on U.S.-Saudi Security and Intelligence Relationship

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Washington, DC – On Friday, September 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM ET, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will convene a virtual unclassified hearing assessing the U.S.-Saudi security and intelligence relationship. This is the fourth virtual hearing that the Committee will have held. There have been numerous momentous events in recent years that carry potential implications for o... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Releases Whistleblower Reprisal Complaint Alleging Serious Misconduct By Senior Trump Administration Officials to Politicize, Manipulate and Censor Intelligence to Benefit Trump

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, announced that, as part of its ongoing investigation into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), the Committee received a whistleblower reprisal complaint alleging serious wrongdoing by officials at the Department and reprisal ... Read More »

Pelosi, Schiff and Visclosky Demand Ratcliffe Resume Election-Related Intelligence Briefings to Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Schiff and Chairman Visclosky sent the following letter today to the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe calling on the Intelligence Community (IC) to uphold its responsibility to keep the American people and their elected representatives informed of foreign threats to the 2020 election and reinstate election-related intelligence brief... Read More »

Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Schiff Statement on Cancellation of Election Security Briefings by Office of the Director of National Intelligence

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Washington, DC – Today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement following the cancellation of all election security briefings for the Congress by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence: “The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has informed us that it will no longer provide briefi... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Renews Subpoena To Deutsche Bank For President Trump’s Financial Records

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a memorandum to Committee members in response to questions regarding the effect of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Trump v. Mazars to the Committee’s ongoing investigation and subpoena to Deutsche Bank. Schiff announced that the Committee will continue to seek Presid... Read More »

Intelligence, Oversight, and Armed Services Committees Urge DOD IG to Review Retaliation Against Lieutenant Colonels Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, Chairman of the Oversight and Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on National Security sent a letter to Sean O’Donnell, Acting Inspe... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Takes Next Steps in Investigation Into Actions by Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis in Portland and in Response to Protests Nationwide

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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 Maher, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy General Counsel and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), as part of the Committee’s investigation into I&A’s expanded intelligence acti... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Senate Intelligence Committee Trump-Russia Report on Counterintelligence Vulnerabilities

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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 bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee report affirms what we have all known for years: the Trump campaign had a breathtaking number of contacts with Russians tied to the Kremlin – at the same time that the Russian government, at the direct... Read More »

Pelosi, Schiff Statement Following ODNI Announcement Regarding Election Security and Foreign Threats

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Washington, DC – Today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) issued a joint statement following the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) releasing an additional update on election security and foreign threats before the election: “On July 24, 2020, we raised concern that a statement released by the Office of the Directo... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Launches Investigation Into Actions by Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis in Portland and in Response to Protests Nationwide

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Acting Undersecretary Horace Jen announcing an investigation into I&A’s expanded intelligence activities, including its actions in Portland and involvement i... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Passes Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) approved the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. The bill authorizes funding for and enables comprehensive congressional oversight of elements of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). The vote was 11-8. “This year’s IAA builds on last year’s bill, which was one of the most progressive and re... Read More »