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House Democrats Introduce Landmark Reforms Package, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, DC – Today, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act – a landmark reforms package that will prevent future presidential abuses, restore our system of checks and balances, strengthen accountability and transparency, and protect our elections. Earlier this year, Speaker Pelosi directed Committee chairs to write a package of sweeping re... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Press Forward on Investigation of Politicization of Intelligence At DHS and I&A, Requesting New Documents and Witnesses and Threatening Compulsion

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Joseph B. Maher, the senior official performing the duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, advising the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) that the Committee was rejecting the Department’s ... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Election Security Briefings

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “This morning, after extensive public criticism, the Office of Director of National Intelligence committed to providing the cancelled in-person briefing to both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees. We are now working to confirm a date and... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at Hearing on U.S.-Saudi Security and Intelligence Relationship

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence delivered an opening statement during a virtual unclassified hearing assessing the U.S.-Saudi security and intelligence relationship. The full remarks, as delivered, are below: Today marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, in which nearly 3,000 people peri... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Expands Investigation into Political Interference and Politicization of Intelligence at Department of Homeland Security and Office of Intelligence and Analysis

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee On Intelligence, sent a letter to Joseph B. Maher, the senior official performing the duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, advising the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) that the Committee has expanded its investigation.... Read more »

Chairman Schiff Statement on Treasury Sanctions on Andrii Derkach

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Today’s announcement by the Treasury Department that it has sanctioned Andrii Derkach, identified as a Russian agent for the last ten years, is appropriate and welcome. It follows an August 7 public statement by the Office of the Director of Nati... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee to Hold Virtual Open Hearing on U.S.-Saudi Security and Intelligence Relationship

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Washington, DC – On Friday, September 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM ET, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will convene a virtual unclassified hearing assessing the U.S.-Saudi security and intelligence relationship. This is the fourth virtual hearing that the Committee will have held. There have been numerous momentous events in recent years that carry potential implications for o... Read more »

House Intelligence Committee Releases Whistleblower Reprisal Complaint Alleging Serious Misconduct By Senior Trump Administration Officials to Politicize, Manipulate and Censor Intelligence to Benefit Trump

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, announced that, as part of its ongoing investigation into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), the Committee received a whistleblower reprisal complaint alleging serious wrongdoing by officials at the Department and reprisal ... Read more »

Pelosi, Schiff and Visclosky Demand Ratcliffe Resume Election-Related Intelligence Briefings to Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Schiff and Chairman Visclosky sent the following letter today to the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe calling on the Intelligence Community (IC) to uphold its responsibility to keep the American people and their elected representatives informed of foreign threats to the 2020 election and reinstate election-related intelligence brief... Read more »

Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Schiff Statement on Cancellation of Election Security Briefings by Office of the Director of National Intelligence

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Washington, DC – Today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement following the cancellation of all election security briefings for the Congress by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence: “The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has informed us that it will no longer provide briefi... Read more »