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  • 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

  • Clarification of Comments in News Conference on Leaks
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers Clarification of Comments in News Conference on Leaks “I want to be clear about a statement I made earlier today. As I mentioned, it is my understanding that portions of the National Security Division of the Department of Justice have recused themself with respect to at least one investigation regarding disclosures. I did not intend to suggest that this recusal implied that anyone in the division had improperly disclosed any information, but rather that the sor... Read more

  • Feinstein, Chambliss, Rogers, Ruppersberger Deplore Leaks of Classified National Security Information
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2012 | Preview rr

    Feinstein, Chambliss, Rogers, Ruppersberger Deplore Leaks of Classified National Security Information “In recent weeks, we have become increasingly concerned at the continued leaks regarding sensitive intelligence programs and activities, including specific details of sources and methods. The accelerating pace of such disclosures, the sensitivity of the matters in question, and the harm caused to our national security interests is alarming and unacceptable. “These disclosures have seriously int... Read more

  • The Danger of Sequestration
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2012 | Preview rr

    In Case You Missed It The Danger of Sequestration House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers Excerpt from Floor Statement H.R. 5743 FY13 House Intelligence Authorization Bill “While we are on the subject of funding for our intelligence agencies, I would be remiss if I didn’t address the looming threat of sequestration, and the devastating consequences it would have for our vital intelligence operations. “The Intelligence Community and the Congressional Intelligence Oversight Committees h... Read more