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  • Chairman Rogers Applauds the Closing of the DOJ Investigation of CIA Interrogators
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers Applauds the Closing of the DOJ Investigation of CIA Interrogators Chairman Rogers today released the following statement regarding Attorney General Holder’s announcement today that the Department of Justice has closed the two remaining criminal investigations stemming from the review by Assistant US Attorney (AUSA) John Durham involving detainee interrogations post 9/11. On May 13, 2011, Chairman Rogers sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder calling for an end to the “un... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers on the Signing of the Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act by President Obama
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers on the Signing of the Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act by President Obama President Obama signed the Haqqani Netowrk Terrorist Designation Act into law on Friday, August 10, 2012. House Intelligence Committee Chairman made the following statement: “I am pleased that the President signed the bill into law, and I hope that this will be a step toward designating the Haqqani network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). As members of the House and Sen... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Rogers on Senate Cybersecurity Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Rogers on Senate Cybersecurity Legislation “The events in the Senate today are disappointing. We have a strong consensus in both Houses and between both parties that Congress should permit robust cyber threat sharing among the private sector and the government. The House passed just such threat sharing legislation in April on a strong bipartisan vote. This can’t be the end of the story – countries like China are waging an economic cyber war against us right now, and Americ... Read more

  • Statement by Ruppersberger on Senate Cyber Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2012 | Preview rr

    “Events in Senate Today Are Incredibly Disappointing” Read more

  • Rogers Praises Senate Passage of Bill Calling on the Obama Administration to Designate the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2012 | Preview rr

    Rogers Praises Senate Passage of Bill Calling on the Obama Administration to Designate the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Chairman Rogers today praised Senate passage of the Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act, a bill originally proposed by U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and amended by the House two weeks ago. The Senate passed the amended House version by unanimous consent. The bill, now on its way to the President, expresses the view of Congress that the Haqqani n... Read more

  • Statement by Chairman Rogers on Leaks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Rogers on Leaks “There are significant questions about the role of the White House with regard to the widespread disclosure of sensitive national security information. I have had serious doubts about the ability of the Executive Branch to investigate itself, but at a minimum, to restore confidence that the White House is not politicizing intelligence, it should immediately explain whether and how it is fully cooperating with the DoJ investigation. “Full cooperation means s... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Statement on the Webster Report
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2012 | Preview rr

    Rogers Says Fort Hood Review by Commission Headed by Former FBI Director William Webster Will Improve Effectiveness of FBI Investigations Read more

  • 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