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Chairman Schiff Speech at the Brookings Institution on China and the Intelligence Community

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered a speech at the Brookings Institution as part of its Global China Initiative. The speech, as prepared, is below: Last month, after a two year “deep dive,” a review of thousands of analytic assessments, and hundreds of hours of interviews, the House Intelligence Committee... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Virtual Open Hearing on Misinformation and Conspiracy Theories Online

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Washington, DC – On Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm ET, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will convene a virtual unclassified hearing entitled, “Misinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and ‘Infodemics’: Stopping the Spread Online.” Conspiracy theories and misinformation narratives that prey on individuals’ fears and uncertainties continue to mar the online landscape. ... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Report Recommends Reforms for Intelligence Agencies To Keep Pace on Research and Development, and Scientific and Technological Research

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a report prepared by its Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research (STAR) Subcommittee and Subcommittee Chairman Jim Himes (D-CT) to strengthen and empower the Intelligence Community’s (IC) scientific and technological research and development activities (S&T R&D). The report was voice voted out of Committee. ... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Report Finds Absent Significant Funding and Prioritization Changes, Intelligence Community Will Struggle to Compete with China for Decades

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) under Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the unclassified executive summary of its report, “The China Deep Dive: A Report on the Intelligence Community’s Capabilities and Competencies with Respect to the People’s Republic of China.” The Committee voted to approve the report by voice vote. This report is the culm... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Department of Homeland Security for Documents and Open Hearing with Acting I&A Head

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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 (I&A) informing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that the Committee would be issuing two subpoenas for documents and testimony after unnecessar... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Announces that Committee Will Begin Compulsory Process and Schedule Open Hearing with Acting I&A Head if DHS Continues to Obstruct Investigation

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made public a letter to Joseph B. Maher, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis (I&A). The letter advises the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) that the Committee may resort to compulsory process and schedul... Read more »

House Democrats Introduce Landmark Reforms Package, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, DC – Today, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act – a landmark reforms package that will prevent future presidential abuses, restore our system of checks and balances, strengthen accountability and transparency, and protect our elections. Earlier this year, Speaker Pelosi directed Committee chairs to write a package of sweeping re... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Press Forward on Investigation of Politicization of Intelligence At DHS and I&A, Requesting New Documents and Witnesses and Threatening Compulsion

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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 was rejecting the Department’s ... Read more »

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 »