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  • Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on the President’s Syria Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on the President’s Syria Speech "Like all Americans, I am hopeful a diplomatic solution can be reached, however, I am skeptical of any proposal proffered by the Russians and doubt Assad’s motives for agreeing to this plan. A credible threat of military force will have to remain on the table if diplomatic efforts are to have any hope of succeeding. Chemical weapons are only one of the many national security threats we face in Syria, ... Read more

  • HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers Urges All to Weigh the Intelligence and Fully Consider the Impact on US Interests
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2013 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers Urges All to Weigh the Intelligence and Fully Consider the Impact on US Interests “In response to the Assad regime’s brutal chemical weapons attack last week, President Obama will seek congressional authorization for the use of military force in Syria. Members of Congress and the American people have many questions about the dire situation in Syria, and I urge all Members to consider both the intelligence assessments underlying the President’s determination and the U.... Read more

  • Statement by HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers on President Obama's Remarks on FISA
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers "The President today made clear what we have been saying for several weeks, that we will continue to work through the August recess on proposals to improve transparency and strengthen privacy protections to further build the confidence of the American public in our nation’s counterterrorism programs.” -30- **For regular updates, “Like” the HPSCI Facebook page, follow @HouseIntelComm on Twitter or go to the HPSCI Website. To unsubscr... Read more

  • Intel Committee Chairs and Ranking Members Call Meeting with President Obama on FISA “productive”
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairmen and Ranking Members of House and Senate Intelligence CommitteesIntel Committee Chairs and Ranking Members Call Meeting with President Obama on FISA “productive” “Our meeting with President Obama today on FISA was productive. There was agreement in the room the NSA call record program (Section 215) is not a domestic surveillance program. We will continue to work through the August recess on proposals to improve transparency and strengthen privacy protections to further buil... Read more

  • HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers Announces Staff Changes
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2013 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers Announces Staff Changes House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers today announced changes to the Committee’s leadership staff. Darren Dick has been appointed Staff Director. Darren has served as HPSCI’s Deputy Staff Director since January 2011. Additionally, Chairman Rogers promoted Katie Wheelbarger to serve as the Deputy Staff Director. Katie joined the Committee in April of 2011 as Senior Counsel. Michael Allen, HPSCI Staff Director since Chairman Rogers as... Read more

  • Intel Committee Chairs and Ranking Members Slated to Meet with President Obama Today on FISA
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairmen and Ranking Members of House and Senate Intelligence Committees Intel Committee Chairs and Ranking Members Slated to Meet with President Obama Today on FISA "We have conducted thorough oversight of FISA, and the business records provision in particular. We believe this provision has contributed substantially to our counterterrorism successes since its inception, and that it has been operated in a lawful, careful manner. "We understand that the American people have concerns... Read more

  • Joint Statement by HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2013 | Preview rr

    Joint Statement by HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger “Inaccurate Information on “XKEYSCORE” is irresponsibly misleading” Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement regarding the recent disclosure of the NSA program: “XKEYSCORE.” “The latest in the parade of classified leaks published today is without context and provides a completely inaccurate picture of the prog... Read more

  • Joint Statement by Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger on the Bradley Manning Verdict
    Posted in Press Releases on July 30, 2013 | Preview rr

    Joint Statement by Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger on the Bradley Manning Verdict "Justice has been served today. PFC Manning harmed our national security, violated the public's trust, and now stands convicted of multiple serious crimes. There is still much work to be done to reduce the ability of criminals like Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden to harm our national security. The House Intelligence Committee continues to work with the Intelligence Community to improve the secu... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on the Senate Confirmation of James Comey to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 30, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on the Senate Confirmation of James Comey to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation “We congratulate Jim Comey on his appointment to be the next director of the FBI. The FBI has made tremendous strides in its post 9/11 transformation and we look forward to working with Jim to complete the transition, including working to address long-standing concerns of the agents in the field who are the lifeblood of the Bure... Read more

  • Joint Statement by House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on the Defeat of the Amash Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2013 | Preview rr

    Joint Statement by House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on the Defeat of the Amash Amendment “The amendment defeated on the House Floor would have eliminated a crucial counterterrorism tool by dismantling a critical NSA program put in place in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. The program addressed gaps in the nation’s ability to track terrorists planning attacks in the United States. Over the years, it has proven effective in identifying... Read more