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Chairmen Cummings, Engel, Schiff Statement Responding to White House Letter on Trump-Putin Communications

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Washington, DC – Today, the Chairmen of the House Oversight, Foreign Affairs and Intelligence Committees responded to a letter sent by the White House Counsel responding to the Committees’ request for documents from and interviews with personnel of the Executive Office of the President related to communications between President Donald J. Trump and President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federatio... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Open Interview and Hearing Next Week As Part of Russia Investigation

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On Wednesday, Committee Will Hold Open Interview with Felix Sater On Thursday, Committee Will Hold Hearing – “Putin’s Playbook: The Kremlin’s Use of Oligarchs, Money and Intelligence in 2016 and Beyond” Washington, DC – Next week, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will hold two public events as part of its investigation into Russian influence during and after the 2016 election c... Read more »

Schiff Statement on Trump Cancellation of U.S. Report on Civilian Deaths in Drone Strikes

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released a statement following the announcement that President Trump ended a requirement that U.S. intelligence officials publicly report the number of civilians killed in drone strikes and other attacks on terrorist targets outside of war zones: “There is simply no justification for the Trump Administ... Read more »

Schiff Statement on Michael Cohen

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released a statement following Michael Cohen’s closed door testimony: "We appreciate Mr. Cohen coming before the House Intelligence Committee for a second day as part of our ongoing investigation. "Mr. Cohen's full cooperation came despite the not so thinly veiled threats emanating from the President a... Read more »

House Chairmen Request Documents and Interviews on President Trump’s Communications with Putin

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Washington, DC – Today, the Chairmen of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Committee on Oversight and Reform wrote to Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to request documents from and interviews with personnel of the White House, Executive Office of the President, and Department of State ... Read more »

Schiff Statement on North Korea Summit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released a statement following President Trump’s summit with North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, in Vietnam: “President Trump’s decision to walk away from the summit with North Korea without an agreement was preferable to making a bad deal. It was also the inevitable result of the President’s misplaced... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Holds Open Hearing on Rise of Authoritarianism

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Washington, DC – On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence convened an open hearing on the rise of authoritarianism around the world, autocratic regimes and their practices, the decline in democratic governance and faith in liberal democracy, and the threat these trends pose to the United States. “The world has witnessed the steady ascendance of authoritar... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Opening Statement on Global Rise of Authoritarianism

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, delivered the following opening statement at the committee’s open hearing on the rise of authoritarianism around the world, autocratic regimes and their practices, the decline in democratic governance and faith in liberal democracy, and the threat these trends pose to the United States. Full statement ... Read more »

House Chairs Tell Barr They Expect Mueller Report To Be Public

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the chairs of six committees in the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to Attorney General William Barr to inform him of their expectation that he will make Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report public “without delay and to the maximum extent permitted by law.” The letter follows news reports that suggest the Special Counsel investigation is nearing an end. The letter ... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Open Hearing on Rise of Authoritarianism

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Washington, DC – On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:00am, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will convene an open hearing on the rise of authoritarianism around the world, autocratic regimes and their practices, the decline in democratic governance and faith in liberal democracy, and the threat these trends pose to the United States. “The world has witnessed the steady ascendanc... Read more »