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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 »

Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Warner Joint 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), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) issued a joint statement following the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) releasing an update on election security and foreign threats one hundred... Read More »

Schiff Demands Answers from DHS Regarding Reports that Agency is Using Domestic Surveillance to “Protect” Statues, Monuments and Federal Buildings

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence wrote a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Acting Undersecretary Brian Murphy following news reports that the Department may be engaging in unprecedented, “expanded” intelligence and related activ... Read More »

Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Warner Send Letter to FBI Director Requesting Defensive Counterintelligence Briefing for All Members

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Washington, DC – Last week, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting the Bureau provide a defensive counterintelligence briefing before August to all Members of the Hous... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Roger Stone Commutation

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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 has engaged in countless acts that are both self-serving and destructive to our democracy while in office, but commuting the sentence of Roger Stone, a crony who lied and obstructed our investigation to protect Trump himself, is a... Read More »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Supreme Court Decision

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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 U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the consolidated cases of Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Deutsche Bank, in which the Court asked the lower courts to further develop the record to assess the House’s need for the President’s financial records: “N... Read More »

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 »