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  • Nunes Comments on State of the Union Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement today in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Tonight we saw President Obama's habit of downplaying the severity of the threats facing our nation. The truth is, the United States now faces the highest threat level since the 9/11 attacks. Our deteriorating national security position largely stems from the withdrawal of the United States, under President Obama’s direction, fr... Read more

  • Nunes Comments on Arrests of Iraqi Refugees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    Nunes Comments on Arrests of Iraqi Refugees House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement today in response to the announcement of the arrests of two Iraqi refugees in the United States on terror-related charges: “The arrests of these men present a stark warning about the deficiencies of our programs for accepting refugees from Iraq and Syria. Continuing these programs in their current form poses unacceptable risks to our national security ... Read more

  • Nunes Comments on Intelligence Collection Allegations
    Posted in Press Releases on December 30, 2015 | Preview rr

    Nunes Comments on Intelligence Collection Allegations House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement today in response to a recent Wall Street Journal report on intelligence collection: “The House Intelligence Committee is looking into allegations in the Wall Street Journal regarding possible Intelligence Community (IC) collection of communications between Israeli government officials and Members of Congress. The Committee has requested addi... Read more

  • Congress Approves Intel Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2015 | Preview rr

    Congress Approves Intel Bills Cyber bill, Intel Authorization Act pass in omnibus House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and Ranking Member Adam Schiff released the following statements after Congress approved the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 and the FY16 Intelligence Authorization Act as part of the omnibus spending bill: Chairman Nunes: “The American people overwhelmingly agree that we need to improve our defenses against cyber attacks and to keep our Intelligence ... Read more

  • Key Intel Bills Added to Omnibus Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on December 16, 2015 | Preview rr

    The omnibus spending bill filed in the House of Representatives today includes the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 and the FY16 Intelligence Authorization Act. Versions of both bills have passed the House of Representatives with large, bipartisan majorities. The Cybersecurity Act of 2015 is similar to the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (H.R. 1560), which passed the House on April 22 by a vote of 307-116. It also resembles the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015, which passed the ... Read more

  • Chairmen Nunes, Thornberry, Frelinghuysen Announce Creation of Joint Task Force to Investigate Allegations of Intelligence Manipulation
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairmen Nunes, Thornberry, Frelinghuysen Announce Creation of Joint Task Force to Investigate Allegations of Intelligence Manipulation House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, and House Appropriations Committee Defense Subcommittee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen released the following statement today: “Today, the House Armed Services Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Hous... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Comments on FBI Investigation of San Bernardino Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Comments on FBI Investigation of San Bernardino Attack House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement today after the FBI announced it is investigating the San Bernardino attack as an act of terrorism: “I commend the FBI for acknowledging the San Bernardino killings as an act of terror. It is now time for President Obama to acknowledge this act was committed by the same Islamic jihadist movement – including al Qaeda and its ... Read more

  • House Passes Updated Intelligence Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2015 | Preview rr

    House of Representatives Passes Updated Intelligence Authorization Bill The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved the Fiscal Year 2016 Intelligence Authorization Act (HR 4127) on a bipartisan 364-58 vote. The House had previously approved an Intelligence Authorization Act in June. The new version, updated to include measures in the bill reported out by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, provides the Intelligence Community the authorization needed to protect and defend... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Comments on Paris Terror Attacks
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Comments on Paris Terror Attacks House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement today in reaction to the terror attacks in France: “The horrific massacres in Paris confirm an array of warnings from our Intelligence Community that the West is at an extremely high terror threat level. These threats will not diminish once the Paris attacks end. While we don’t have all the details on the attackers, it’s clear we must support our... Read more

  • Nunes to Remain as Intel Committee Chairman
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2015 | Preview rr

    Nunes to Remain as Intel Committee Chairman Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) today issued the following statement announcing his intention to remain Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: “I am honored to have been asked by the new Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, to continue serving as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Our nation faces unprecedented global threats ranging from the growing risk of deadly terrorism to debilitating cyber-attacks, and the Inte... Read more