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  • Chairman Schiff Statement on BuzzFeed Report
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “On October 24, 2017, Michael Cohen testified before the House Intelligence Committee under oath. We now know that he made false statements about the efforts to consummate the Trump Tower Moscow deal during the campaign. Contrary to Mr. Cohen’s testimony, and notwithstanding Donald Trump’s many public denials of business dealings with the Russia... Read more

  • Chairman Schiff Statement on New Democratic Members Named to House Intelligence Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi named new Members to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: “I welcome the new and returning Members to the House Intelligence Committee, and look forward to working with them to protect the country and oversee our agencies. The threats that the United States faces on a daily basis are daunting and multi-faceted, but the men and women of the Intelligence Community continu... Read more

  • Chairman Schiff Requests Information from White House and Intelligence Community Regarding Wall
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and DHS Under Secretary David Glawe. In the letter, Schiff outlined his concerns regarding the use of intelligence and other information in formulating policy and making public statements in recent months about the U.S southern border. Schiff wrote, “To date, I have not... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Being Named Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi named him as Chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: “For four decades, the Intelligence Committees have occupied a unique place in the Congress and our democracy. Founded in the aftermath of the Church and Pike Committee hearings into the nation’s intelligence activities, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and its Senate counterpart, have acted as ... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Cohen Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Today’s guilty plea obtained by the Special Counsel demonstrates that the President’s associates were willing to lie to Congress about the Trump Organization’s business interests in Russia. Significantly, they also make clear that the President’s own denials during the campaign were false or misleading. These false statements regarding th... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Saudi Arabia and the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "The premeditated murder of U.S. resident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a brutal crime. While all the facts of any international matter, let alone a murder on foreign soil, can seldom be stated with absolute certainty, we can reach conclusions as to culpability. In my view, it is inconceivable that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sal... Read more

  • Top Dems Launch Investigation of Acting Attorney General’s Involvement in Company Charged with Bilking Consumers of Millions of Dollars
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. (Nov. 14, 2018)—Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Jerrold Nadler, Frank Pallone, Jr., and Adam Schiff, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent seven letters requesting information relating to Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker’s involvement with World Patent Marketing, a company that allegedly bilked millions from consumers and su... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on House Intelligence Committee Staff Director Damon Nelson
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Our Committee has lost a family member, and a truly decent and caring man — a husband, a friend, and a dedicated public servant — Damon Nelson. Our hearts and our prayers are with his wife Dana, his family, his colleagues and all of his friends. “He will be deeply missed, and the Committee won’t be the same without Damon’s consummately pr... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Firing of Jeff Sessions
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions places the Special Counsel’s investigation in new and immediate peril. It is abundantly clear that Sessions was forced out for following the advice of ethics lawyers at the Department of Justice and recusing himself from the Russia probe, and for failing to bring about an end to an investigation th... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: “Iran is a uniquely dangerous and destructive actor, and the United States should be working with our allies to impose consequences for its malign activities in Syria, its reported attempt to carry out an assassination in Denmark, and other destabilizing actions. However, by abandoning our commitment to a nuclear agreement that Iran and other countries have been... Read more