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  • Intel Committee Republicans Object to Latest GITMO Release
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes today sent a letter to President Obama, signed by fourteen Members of Congress including all thirteen Republican members of the Intelligence Committee, objecting to the Obama administration’s recent transfer of fifteen detainees from the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba to the United Arab Emirates. Noting that this is the largest-ever simultaneous release of Guantanamo Bay detainees, the letter asserts that the administration i... Read more

  • Congressional Task Force on CENTCOM Releases Initial Report
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    A Congressional joint task force (JTF) investigating allegations of intelligence manipulation at U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) released an initial report today detailing persistent problems in 2014 and 2015 with CENTCOM analysis of U.S. efforts to train the Iraqi Security Forces and combat the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The JTF found that intelligence products approved by senior CENTCOM leaders typically provided a more positive depiction of U.S. anti-terrorism efforts than was ... Read more

  • Nunes Discusses US–UK Ties with Top British Trade Official
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    In London yesterday, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes met with Liam Fox, Britain's Secretary of State for International Trade, to discuss ways to maintain and expand US–UK trade ties following the British vote to withdraw from the European Union. Chairman Nunes expressed his support for a new US–UK free trade agreement, pointing to a recent resolution introduced in Congress by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orr... Read more

  • Nunes Issues Statement on France Terror Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement today on the terrorist attack in Nice, France: “The horrific massacre in Nice is yet another attack not only on the people of France, but on the entire free world. Modern civilization is under siege by savage terrorists who seek to impose their ruthless, barbaric vision on every man, woman, and child. These despicable murderers cannot be reasoned with or accommodated, and they ... Read more

  • Intel Committee publishes declassified “28 pages”
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), under the direction of Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), approved publication of a newly declassified section of the 2002 Joint Congressional Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001. Following a declassification review, the Obama Administration decided to declassify the Joint Inquiry’s only wholly classified s... Read more

  • Nunes Issues Statement on Hillary Clinton E-mail Case
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement today about the FBI’s decision to recommend that Hillary Clinton not be prosecuted for mishandling classified information: “According to Director Comey, the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton has revealed ‘extremely careless’ handling of classified information by Clinton and her aides, and their communications may have been intercepted by hostile actors. This sort of irrespon... Read more

  • Nunes Issues Statement on Orlando Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement about today’s terrorist shooting in Orlando: “The initial indications clearly point to the Orlando shooting being an ISIS-inspired act of mass murder – one that is gruesome even by ISIS’s sickening standards. These mass killings of innocent people cannot be stopped by half-measures. Terror groups like ISIS and al Qaeda cannot be reasoned with or moderated, and co-existence with... Read more

  • House of Representatives Passes Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 on a bipartisan 371-35 vote. The bill (H.R. 5077), which passed unanimously out of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on April 29, ensures that the programs and activities of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC), including Department of Defense (DoD) intelligence elements, are authorized in law and optimally resourced to protect the nation from threats at hom... Read more

  • Nunes Comments on Reported Death of Taliban Leader
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes released the following statement on the reported death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour: “There are strong indications today that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed in a U.S. air strike. If true, this would represent the well-deserved end of a bloodthirsty jihadist dedicated to the mass murder and oppression of his fellow Afghans. We must, however, remember that extreme Islamist terror groups typically o... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Passes Fiscal Year 2017 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on April 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    By a unanimous voice vote, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today reported the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 5077) to the full of House of Representatives. This legislation provides the Intelligence Community authorization needed to protect and defend the United States. It supports critical national security programs such as those protecting Americans against terrorism and cyberattacks. The total funding authorized by the bill is consistent with th... Read more