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Oversight, Armed Services, and Intelligence Committee Chairs on Report Finding Retaliation Against Lieutenant Colonel Yevgeny Vindman

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Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Congressman Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), Chair of the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security, is...

House Intelligence Committee Members Demand Facebook Address Pro-Russian Disinformation on Slovak Facebook

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This week, Members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence delivered a letter to Meta Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, demanding Facebook address the dangerous spread of pro-Russian disinformation on the company’s platforms in Slovakia – which has grown more acute in recent weeks as pro-Russian actors have been weaponizing disinformation about the war in Ukraine. “The Committee is...

Chairman Carson Delivers Opening Statement at Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee Hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

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Today, Congressman André Carson (D-Ind.), Chairman of the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee, delivered an opening statement at an open hearing on unidentified aerial phenomena. Read his remarks below. As prepared for delivery: The Subcommittee will come to order. Without objection, the Chair may declare a recess at any time. Before we g...

Chairman Schiff Delivers Opening Statement at Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee Hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

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Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered an opening statement at a Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee hearing on unidentified aerial phenomena. Read his remarks below. As prepared for delivery: Thank you, Chairman Carson, for holding this open hearing on unidentified aerial pheno...

House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee to Hold Open Hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

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TOMORROW, May 17, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. ET, the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee, chaired by Congressman André Carson (D-Ind.), will hold an open hearing on unidentified aerial phenomena. Following the open portion of the hearing, the subcommittee will hold a closed, classified briefing. WHO: Honorable Ronald S. Moultrie, Under Secretary ...

Chairman Schiff on New Sanctions Against Russia

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“Today, as Russia continues its unprovoked war against Ukraine, the Biden administration has imposed devastating sanctions against the aggressor. Among other measures, this action is comprised of full blocking sanctions against Russia’s largest state and private banks, Putin’s family members—a move that strikes at the core of his interests—and additional Russian political elites aiding and abettin...

House Intelligence Committee Members Urge IC to Support Humanitarian Efforts, Declassify and Catalogue Potential War Crimes

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Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Ranking Member Mike Turner (R-Ohio), and a bipartisan group of members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, have delivered a letter to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, urging the Intelligence Community to prioritize its unique resources and capabilities to defend human rights in Ukraine. Russia has stepped up the brutality of its ...

Chairman Schiff on Sanctions Against Putin

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“I applaud the Biden administration for joining our allies in imposing financial sanctions directly on Vladimir Putin and his inner circle. Though the United States has appropriately imposed broad and devastating sanctions that will impact all parts of Russia’s economy, the truth is the devastating invasion of Ukraine is the work of one man – Vladimir Putin – and he must not escape the consequence...

Chairman Schiff on Russian Invasion of Ukraine

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“Over the past few months, as Russia has built a large military force on the border of Ukraine, we have sought to prevent and deter an invasion. It is clear that despite our unified efforts with our allies and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has chosen war. A massive Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun. “As President Zelensky said this evening, the people of Ukraine want peace and the right to determine...

Chairman Schiff on Sanctions Against Russia for Invading Ukraine

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“Vladimir Putin’s latest invasion of Ukraine is another intolerable assault by Russia on the sovereignty of its neighbor and international law. He is terrified by the prospect of another democracy on Russia’s border and the alternative the Russian people see to his despotic rule. “The Biden administration has acted quickly, in close coordination with our allies, to deliver significant consequences...