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  • 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

  • Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger Urge Support of Important NSA Counterterrorism Tool
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2013 | Preview rr

    Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger Urge Support of Important NSA Counterterrorism Tool “To address concerns expressed by the public and Members of Congress, the House Intelligence Committee is reviewing potential changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Any modifications should be enacted carefully and thoroughly, while ensuring that our Intelligence Community retains the tools it needs to protect America. “An amendment to H.R. 2397, the Fiscal Year ... Read more

  • Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on Syria "The House Intelligence Committee has very strong concerns about the strength of the administration's plans in Syria and its chances for success. After much discussion and review, we got a consensus that we could move forward with what the administration's plans and intentions are in Syria consistent with committee reservations.” -30- **For regular updates, “Like” the HPSCI Facebook page, follow @HouseIntelComm on Twitter o... Read more

  • NSA Director Keith Alexander to Testify at Open House Intelligence Committee Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2013 | Preview rr

    Media Advisory NSA Director Keith Alexander to Testify at Open House Intelligence Committee Hearing National Security Agency (NSA) Director Keith Alexander will testify Tuesday in an open hearing before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). The hearing is part of the continuing oversight the HPSCI conducts of the NSA, and an opportunity to discuss how the disclosed NSA programs protect Americans from terror attacks on US soil, and why the disclosure of that classified in... Read more

  • HPSCI Holds Eighth Hearing on Benghazi Attacks Statement from Chairman Mike Rogers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2013 | Preview rr

    HPSCI Holds Eight Hearing on Benghazi Attacks Statement from Chairman Mike Rogers The House Intelligence Committee today held its eighth hearing in the ongoing investigation into the Benghazi attacks. Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Sean Joyce, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Matt Olsen, and other senior intelligence officials testified today on the status of the investigation to find and bring to justice those responsible for the attacks tha... Read more

  • Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on Obama Administration’s Confirmation of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2013 | Preview rr

    Statement by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on Obama Administration's Confirmation of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria “I am pleased that President Obama’s Administration has joined the growing international chorus declaring that the Assad regime has used chemical weapons in Syria, crossing the red line drawn by the President last August. Assad must not be allowed to continue to commit these atrocities. As I called for in a USA Today oped earlier this week, the United Sta... Read more

  • Joint Statement by House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2013 | Preview rr

    Joint Statement by House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger “The collection described with yesterday’s disclosure of a purported court order is consistent with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) as passed by Congress, executed by the Executive Branch, and approved by a Federal Court. The FISA business records authorities are used to track foreign intelligence threats and international terrorists. It is important that the American people u... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on the Report by the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2013 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on the Report by the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property today released a report examining the causes and impact of IP theft on U.S. strategic and economic interests. The report also recommends policy solutions to the Administration and Congress. Statement from HPSCI Chairman Rogers “It is already clear to me that this report is going to make a very important contribution to the discuss... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on the Acknowledgement of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2013 | Preview rr

    “It is important that we read the intelligence as it is laid out, not as we would like it to be” Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on the Benghazi Progress Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2013 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on the Benghazi Progress Report "Yesterday, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and four other House committees provided a progress report to GOP members on the investigations into the terrorist attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, which left four Americans dead. The report highlights that the Administration continuously denied requests for additional security prior to the attacks, then attempted to hide responsibility ... Read more