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Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at Open World Wide Threats Hearing

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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 at the Committee’s annual public World-Wide Threat Hearing to hear testimony about the current security threats that face the United States and its allies The opening statement, as prepared for delivery, is below: This is the first Worldwide Threats ...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Afghanistan

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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: “President Biden’s anticipated announcement that we will conclude the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan reflects the reality that our continued troop presence after 20 years of war is no longer in the United States’ best interest. “The terroris...

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Washington, DC – On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 9:00 am, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will hold its annual public World-Wide Threat Hearing to hear testimony about the current security threats that face the United States and its allies. The public hearing will be followed by a closed, classified hearing at 1:00 pm. “It is imperative that the Intelligence Community’s leader...

Chairman Schiff Statement on 2020 Election Interference Report

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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement after the Intelligence Community released the Intelligence Community Assessment of Foreign Threats to the 2020 U.S. Elections: “The American people deserve to know the full truth when a foreign government seeks to interfere in our elections, and today’...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Announcement of U.S. Sanctions Against Russia

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Washington D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “For far too long, Russia has undermined international security and violated human rights at home and abroad with impunity. Our response has failed to match the severity of the malign actions taken by the Kremlin, including the invasion and illegal annexati...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Release of Report on Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

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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: “For years, the House and Senate have pressed for this measure of accountability, and I’m grateful to President Biden and Director of National Intelligence Haines for making this report public as we requested. “The highest levels of the Saudi gove...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Yemen

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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: “For far too long, the United States has enabled the Saudi-led bombing campaign against the Houthis in Yemen, leading to horrific human suffering and devastation. The United States must fully end its involvement, because there is no military solut...

Chairman Schiff Statement on Military Coup in Myanmar

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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: “The ongoing military coup in Myanmar over the last twenty-four hours threatens to reverse the country's imperfect progress towards democracy over the last decade. The military leadership of the Tatmadaw must immediately release civilian leaders w...

Chairman Schiff Statement on President Biden Ordering National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change

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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: “Climate change is an existential threat to the planet, and is also dramatically affecting the national security threat landscape facing the country. Its impacts must be the subject of intense and sustained focus by the Intelligence Community. Pre...

Chairman Schiff Requests Director of National Intelligence Haines Declassify Report on Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

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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 Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines requesting the declassification of a report already produced by the Intelligence Community on the brutal, premeditated murder of Washington Post journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi. Specifically, Schiff reque...