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Schiff Statement on Geneva Summit with Presidents Biden and Putin

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement on the summit between Presidents Biden and Putin: “The summit between Presidents Biden and Putin marked a new turn in America’s relationship with Russia – one defined by a strong and forceful rejection of Putin’s authoritarianism, adherence ...

Schiff Statement on Summit Between Presidents Biden and Putin

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement ahead of the Wednesday summit between Presidents Biden and Putin: “When President Biden meets with Putin, I’m confident that he will set a new tone for our country’s relationship with Russia — a strong, forceful America, standing with our al...

Schiff, Carson Statement On President Biden’s Domestic Terrorism Strategy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Congressman André Carson (D-Ind.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation, issued the following statement following President Biden’s announcement of a new all-of-government approach to combating domestic terror...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Inspector General Investigation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement on the Department of Justice announcement that the agency’s Inspector General will investigate reports that the Department inappropriately targeted individuals associated with the House Intelligence Committee: “I applaud the decision of the Att...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Department of Justice Recovery of Colonial Pipeline Ransom

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement on the Department of Justice announcement it seized millions in ransom dollars paid to the criminal group DarkSide following the Colonial Pipeline attack last month: “The operation to seize more than $2 million in Bitcoin from the cybercriminal...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Reports of Latest Spear Phishing Attack

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement: “Reports of a new spear phishing attack, allegedly by the same Russian actors who carried out the SolarWinds hack, demonstrate our adversaries’ sophistication and determination to penetrate our networks. If Moscow is responsible, this brazen ac...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Biden COVID-19 Origins Directive

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement on President Biden’s directive to the Intelligence Community to report within 90 days on the origins of the coronavirus: “Since last spring, the Committee has been undertaking a ‘deep dive’ to review the Intelligence Community's response to the COVID-19 pandemi...

Schiff, Nunes, Meeks Introduce HAVANA Act to Provide Benefits to Victims of Anomalous Health Incidents

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Washington, DC – Today, Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced the Helping American Victims Afflicted by Neurological Attacks Act of 2021, or the HAVANA Act, a bill to grant additional authority to the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Secretary of State to provide disability benefits to individuals affl...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Release of FBI-DHS Report on Domestic Terrorism

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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 after the release of the FBI-DHS report on domestic terrorism: “Congress mandated this report so that the public could fully understand the scope of the domestic terror threat to the United States. In the wake of the January 6 insurrection, this in...

Schiff Statement on Biden Executive Order on Cybersecurity

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Washington, DC –Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Over recent months we have suffered a succession of serious cyber incidents impacting government networks, private companies, and critical infrastructure. The latest, targeting Colonial Pipeline, demonstrates the very real vulnerabilities we fa...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Sanctions and Other Measures Taken Against Russia

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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 tough measures ordered today by President Biden make clear that the United States will no longer turn a blind eye to Russian malign activity. We will impose consequences, and we will be direct with the American people and the world about Russ...

Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at Open World Wide Threats Hearing

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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 at the Committee’s annual public World-Wide Threat Hearing to hear testimony about the current security threats that face the United States and its allies The opening statement, as prepared for delivery, is below: This is the first Worldwide Threats ...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Afghanistan

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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 Biden’s anticipated announcement that we will conclude the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan reflects the reality that our continued troop presence after 20 years of war is no longer in the United States’ best interest. “The terroris...

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Washington, DC – On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 9:00 am, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will hold its annual public World-Wide Threat Hearing to hear testimony about the current security threats that face the United States and its allies. The public hearing will be followed by a closed, classified hearing at 1:00 pm. “It is imperative that the Intelligence Community’s leader...

Chairman Schiff Statement on 2020 Election Interference Report

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement after the Intelligence Community released the Intelligence Community Assessment of Foreign Threats to the 2020 U.S. Elections: “The American people deserve to know the full truth when a foreign government seeks to interfere in our elections, and today’...