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Chairman Schiff Requests Director of National Intelligence Haines Declassify Report on Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

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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 Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines requesting the declassification of a report already produced by the Intelligence Community on the brutal, premeditated murder of Washington Post journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi. Specifically, Schiff reque... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on President Biden Keeping on FBI Director Wray

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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: “Christopher Wray became FBI Director at a moment of tremendous turmoil for the Bureau and the country, and he has served with great professionalism and integrity. I am glad to see that President Biden intends to keep Director Wray in his position... Read more »

Committees Open Review of Insurrection at Capitol and Threats to Stop Peaceful Transition of Power

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis, the National Counterterrorism Center, and the Office of the Director of National Inte... Read more »

Rep. Schiff Statement on Nomination of Ambassador Bill Burns for CIA Director

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement on the nomination of Ambassador William Burns for director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA): “The nomination of Ambassador Bill Burns as Director of the CIA is another superb choice by President-Elect Joe Biden. As a senior diplomat, Ambassador Burns has worked closely with the Intelligence Community for decad... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on FBI, CISA, ODNI, and NSA Announcement Linking SolarWinds Hack to 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 after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) released a joint statement attributing ... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Corrects the Record About False, Dangerous and Defamatory Attacks Against Staff

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Over the last four years, staff of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence have been the subject of malicious lies aimed at undermining the Committee and its oversight of the executive branch. Committee staff have been falsely accused of leaking classified information, undermining our national security, conspiratorial impropriety, and, most disturbingly, crimes and treason. Members of... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Inclusion of Intelligence Authorization Act in Omnibus Package

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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: “Over the past two months, the House Intelligence Committee has worked with our Senate colleagues to finalize one of our chief oversight priorities, the annual Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA). I am pleased that the omnibus includes the Fiscal... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Trump’s Latest Corrupt Pardons

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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: “In innumerable ways, Donald Trump has abused the power of his office, and now he does so again with the pardon power. Trump is doling out pardons, not on the basis of repentance, restitution or the interests of justice, but to reward his friends ... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Solar Winds Hack

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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: “Cyber-attacks, particularly from malign state-sponsored actors in Russia, China and Iran have grown only more sophisticated as the hacking arms race accelerates, but their goals remain the same – to undermine the United States, our economy and na... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on FireEye Hack

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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: “Foreign actors have not stopped attacking our country and its critical and cybersecurity infrastructure since 2016. In fact, they’ve continued, grown more sophisticated and only have to succeed once, while the U.S. government and companies alike ... Read more »