TOMORROW, May 17, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. ET, the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee, chaired by Congressman André Carson (D-Ind.), will hold an open hearing on unidentified aerial phenomena. Following the open portion of the hearing, the subcommittee will hold a closed, classified briefing.
Honorable Ronald S.… Read more »
“Today, as Russia continues its unprovoked war against Ukraine, the Biden administration has imposed devastating sanctions against the aggressor. Among other measures, this action is comprised of full blocking sanctions against Russia’s largest state and private banks, Putin’s family members—a move that strikes at the core of his interests—and additional Russian political elites aiding… Read more »
Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Ranking Member Mike Turner (R-Ohio), and a bipartisan group of members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, have delivered a letter to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, urging the Intelligence Community to prioritize its unique resources and capabilities to defend human rights in Ukraine.
Russia has stepped up the… Read more »
“I applaud the Biden administration for joining our allies in imposing financial sanctions directly on Vladimir Putin and his inner circle. Though the United States has appropriately imposed broad and devastating sanctions that will impact all parts of Russia’s economy, the truth is the devastating invasion of Ukraine is the work of one man – Vladimir Putin – and he must not escape the… Read more »
“Over the past few months, as Russia has built a large military force on the border of Ukraine, we have sought to prevent and deter an invasion. It is clear that despite our unified efforts with our allies and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has chosen war. A massive Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun.
“As President Zelensky said this evening, the people of Ukraine want peace and the right to… Read more »
“Vladimir Putin’s latest invasion of Ukraine is another intolerable assault by Russia on the sovereignty of its neighbor and international law. He is terrified by the prospect of another democracy on Russia’s border and the alternative the Russian people see to his despotic rule.
“The Biden administration has acted quickly, in close coordination with our allies, to deliver significant… Read more »
“For months, the Biden administration has been warning of a massive buildup of Russian forces along the border of Ukraine, and that a further Russian invasion of Ukraine would be devastating - causing untold human suffering among civilians. In addition, the administration has declassified information to reveal Putin’s planned deceptions, blunt his propaganda and disinformation, and seize… Read more »
“The military operation which resulted in the death of Islamic State leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi marks another important success by our military and intelligence personnel, one that will help keep us safe. I am deeply grateful to the U.S. Special Operations forces under the control of U.S. Central Command who carried out a successful counterterrorism mission in Syria and I… Read more »
"I appreciate the work of the IC Experts Panel appointed by the DNI and the Deputy Director of CIA to provide scientific and medical perspectives on the potential causes of the health incidents that have afflicted U.S. personnel. The Intelligence Committee has been focused for years on these issues, first and foremost to ensure any member of the IC workforce who is suffering receives the… Read more »
“We are deeply disturbed by the bomb threats today against at least six Historically Black Colleges and Universities, which follow a series of similar threats made earlier this month. This afternoon, the Intelligence Committee requested information from the FBI on these threats. We expect to be briefed at an appropriate time.
“There is no denying the surge of racially-motivated violent… Read more »