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  • Nunes Comments on GITMO Prisoner’s Reported Return to Terror
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2015 | Preview rr

    Nunes Comments on GITMO Prisoner’s Reported Return to Terror Chairman Nunes today released the following statement in response to news reports that one of the GITMO detainees released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has tried to return to terrorism: “I cannot confirm or deny the report that a GITMO detainee freed in the Bergdahl swap has attempted to undertake terrorist activities. However, the overall problem of GITMO detainees returning to the battlefield constitutes a growing threat to th... Read more

  • HPSCI Adopts New Subcommittees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2015 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Adopts New Subcommittees At today’s organizing meeting of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the committee adopted a new subcommittee structure and named its subcommittee chairmen, ranking members, and members. Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement: “The Intelligence Committee has adopted a new subcommittee structure designed to enhance oversight of the relevant agencies and departments. I welcome the subcommittee chairmen – Congressmen LoBiondo, Westmor... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Responds to State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Responds to State of the Union Chairman Nunes released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Although the House of Representatives passed a cybersecurity bill in the last Congress, our efforts died in the Senate amid a presidential veto threat. So I welcome the President's recognition tonight of the urgent need for legislation to counter the growing menace of cyberattacks. However, the world still faces acute threats from Islamist t... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Welcomes Speaker Boehner’s Appointment of HPSCI Members
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Welcomes Speaker Boehner’s Appointment of HPSCI Members Chairman Nunes released the following statement after Speaker of the House John Boehner announced the appointment of Republican members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: “I welcome both the new and returning members to the Intelligence Committee. At a time when the United States faces a broad array of international threats, this committee’s work is critical to U.S. national security. I look forward to ... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Responds to President Obama’s Cybersecurity Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Responds to President Obama’s Cybersecurity Speech Chairman Nunes released the following statement responding to President Obama’s remarks today on cybersecurity: “Cyberattacks are a growing danger to the United States, our economy, and our national security. This Congress needs to strengthen our defenses against these attacks by passing an effective information sharing bill. I am glad to see President Obama putting forth his ideas to address this critical issue. They will receiv... Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Outlines HPSCI Agenda
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Outlines HPSCI Agenda Two articles recently appeared discussing Chairman Nunes' views on intelligence issues and his goals for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. You can read them here and here. ### Read more

  • Chairman Nunes Welcomes Rep. Schiff as New HPSCI Ranking Member
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2015 | Preview rr

    Chairman Nunes Welcomes Rep. Schiff as New HPSCI Ranking Member House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement on the appointment of Congressman Adam Schiff as Ranking Member of the committee: “I’d like to welcome Representative Schiff as the new Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee. His appointment is one that will benefit both the committee and United States national security. This committee has a strong record of bipartisa... Read more

  • Fact sheet on H.R. 4681, The Fiscal Year 2015 Intelligence Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2014 | Preview rr

    Fact sheet on H.R. 4681, The Fiscal Year 2015 Intelligence Authorization Act Myth/Fact Myth: Section 309 of H.R. 4681 permits the government to acquire, retain, and disseminate nonpublic electronic communications to or from U.S. persons. Fact: Section 309 provides no authority to collect any communications whatsoever. Instead, Section 309 protects privacy rights by requiring the government to adopt procedures to destroy communications collected outside the United States after five years unless t... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Applaud Passage of FY15 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Applaud Passage of FY15 Intelligence Authorization Bill The FY15 Intelligence Authorization bill, H.R. 4681, passed the House of Representatives today by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 325-100, and now heads to the President’s desk for signature. This is the fifth consecutive Intelligence Authorization bill passed into law since Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger took the helm of the House Intelligence Committee fo... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers’ Statement on the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2014 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers’ Statement on the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program “I regret that the Senate Intelligence Committee has publicly released this report. Though it is wholly appropriate for the congressional intelligence committees to conduct rigorous review of classified programs, I fear that publicizing the details of this classified program – which was legal, authorized, and appropriately briefed to the intelligence ... Read more