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  • House Votes to Designate the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2012 | Preview rr

    House Votes to Designate the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Chairman Rogers Calls it an “Important First Step” Chairman Rogers today praised House passage of a bill expressing the sense of Congress that the Secretary of State should designated the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). The bill, S. 1959, proposed by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), was brought to the House Floor under suspension of the rules. An amendment proposed by Chairman Rogers strength... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on Syria’s Advanced Biological and Chemical Weapons
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on Syria’s Advanced Biological and Chemical Weapons “I have made clear for some time now that I am gravely concerned about the large stockpiles of advanced weapons in Syria. These dangerous weapons, that include advanced shoulder-fired anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles, and biological and chemical weapons, make Libya look like an antique gun show. Several dangerous terrorist groups, including Al Qaida in Iraq, are active in Syria, and I am very concerned that as the... Read more

  • Consequences of sequestration, defense cuts, and the importance of cybersecurity
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2012 | Preview rr

    In Case You Missed It Chairman Mike Rogers along with Jane Harman joined CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Kate Bolduan last night (July 10, 2012) on the Situation Room. They discussed the consequences of sequestration, defense cuts, and the importance of cybersecurity. (TRT = 9:06) Who: Chairman Mike Rogers on CNBC Cyber Documentary Air Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 (program aired on CNN at 6:30pm ET) Topic: Consequences of sequestration, defense cuts, and the importance of cybersecurity Video Link: http:... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Announce HPSCI unanimously approves FISA legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Announce HPSCI unanimously approves FISA legislation House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today announced that committee marked up the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Amendments Act Reauthorization Act today. The committee voted unanimously, 17-0, to pass the bill out of the committee. The FISA Amendments Act is a critically important foreign intelligence collection tool that was... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Introduces Bill for Terrorist Designation of Haqqani Network
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Introduces Bill for Terrorist Designation of Haqqani Network House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, joined by Chairman Buck McKeon of the House Armed Services Committee and Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of the Foreign Affairs Committee, today introduced a bill (H.R. 6036) calling on the Obama Administration to designate the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). The Haqqani Network is responsible for a long reign of terror, indiscriminate attacks, ... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Rogers on Director Clapper’s Announcement of Steps to Deter and Detect Leaks
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Rogers on Director Clapper’s Announcement of Steps to Deter and Detect Leaks “The leaking of classified national security information is intolerable at any level, but the parade of recent leaks requires action. We must break this culture of unauthorized disclosures. DNI Clapper’s announcement today is a good first step into not only deterring leaks, but also detecting when they happen so those responsible can be prosecuted. Additionally, Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger,... Read more

  • Rogers and Ruppersberger Intensify Investigation of Huawei and ZTE
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2012 | Preview rr

    Rogers and Ruppersberger Intensify Investigation of Huawei and ZTE Request Documents From Chinese Telecommunications Companies Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of the House Intelligence Committee stepped up the Committee’s investigation into the Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE. Members of the Committee recently returned from a trip overseas where they met face to face with leaders of both companies. To follow-up on those discussions, today the... Read more

  • HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers & SSCI Chairman Dianne Feinstein on Face the Nation (CBS) Re: DOJ Leak Inquiry
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2012 | Preview rr

    In Case You Missed It HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers and SSCI Chairman Dianne Feinstein today joined Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer to discuss the Department of Justice inquiry into the recent spate of leaks of classified information. The video runs 7:33 Click here to watch the video - http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3460_162-57450073/rep-rogers-doj-leak-inquiry-a-good-start-maybe/ Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on Appointment of 2 U.S. Attorneys to Lead Leak Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Statement on Appointment of 2 U.S. Attorneys to Lead Leak Investigation Rogers Says Investigation Must Be “Complete, Fair, and Balanced” "The investigation must be complete, fair and balanced. These US attorneys will need to have the ability to follow the investigation wherever it may lead. I look forward to hearing how they will be independent from the chain of command." -30- **For regular updates, join the HPSCI Facebook page at House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence... Read more

  • Transcript of Leaks Press Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2012 | Preview rr

    Press Conference Leaks of Classified National Security Information Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 12:59 p.m. EDT Location: 216 Hart Alcove, Washington, D.C. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chair, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), Ranking Member; Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI), Chair, House Select Committee on Intelligence; Representative C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger (D-MD), Ranking Member SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA): Are we ready? The Senate Intelligence C... Read more