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  • Nunes Sends Letter Seeking Additional Details on FBI’s Clinton Email Probe
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes today sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey asking for additional information on the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of an unauthorized email server. You can read the letter here. Read more

  • Nunes Statement on Reopening of FBI Investigation of Hillary Clinton Emails
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement about the FBI’s decision to reopen its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server: “Since tens of thousands of emails traversed Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized server, including 30,000 that she deleted to avoid disclosure, it’s no surprise that the FBI has found additional problematic emails. FBI Director James Comey is right to reopen the investig... Read more

  • Thornberry, Nunes warn of Russian Nuke Violations
    Posted in Press Releases on October 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    Reps. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), and Devin Nunes (R-CA), Chairmen respectively of the House Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, this week urged the White House to take seriously Russian breaches of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, implement promised sanctions, and develop military options to confront new Russian weapons. In the letter the Chairmen assert that Russia "is now in material breach” of the INF treaty. Regarded as a cornerstone of nuclear disarmament agreements, ... Read more

  • Chaffetz, Nunes Statement on New FBI Files from Clinton Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) released the following statement and summary findings after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released additional files related to its investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. "We find Under Secretary Kennedy's actions extremely disturbing. Those who receive classified intelligence should not barter in it – t... Read more

  • Nunes Introduces Bill to Lengthen Diplomatic Foreign Service Tours
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives to extend the tour of duty of certain American officials serving abroad from 2 years to 4-6 years. The bill, the Foreign Service Optimization Act of 2016, would affect Foreign Service Officers, defense attachés, and civilian employees of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) serving in Defense Attaché Offices abroad. Additionally, Foreign Service Officers and DIA employees ... Read more

  • Nunes Urges Faster Declassification of bin Laden Documents
    Posted in Press Releases on September 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes sent a letter yesterday to top Intelligence Community officials requesting updates and materials related to the trove of documents seized during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The letter, addressed to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan, and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre, urges that the documents be rapid... Read more

  • Nunes Issues Statement on Domestic Terror Attacks
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes issued the following statement on the bombs planted in New York and New Jersey yesterday and the stabbing attack in Minnesota: “The United States suffered terrorist attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota yesterday. We do not yet know for certain who perpetrated these attacks or whether they were coordinated, although ISIS has claimed responsibility for the Minnesota stabbings. I expect more information will be availabl... Read more

  • Intelligence Committee Approves Snowden Report
    Posted in Press Releases on September 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today unanimously voted to adopt an investigative report on Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who fled to China and then Russia after stealing 1.5 million classified documents. The result of a two-year inquiry, the report describes Snowden’s background, likely motivations, and methods of theft, as well as the damage done to U.S. national security as a result of his actions. Contrary to Snowden’s self-portrayal as a... Read more

  • 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