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  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Today's Senate Testimony of Sally Yates and James Clapper
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Today’s testimony in the Senate Judiciary Committee by Sally Yates, former Acting Attorney General and a career prosecutor in the Department of Justice, filled in some of the remaining blanks in the troubling saga of former National Security Advisor, General Mike Flynn. Ms. Yates testified that as Acting Attorney General she notified the... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Reported Hacking of Macron's Campaign
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "In our election, and because of the decentralization of our voting system, my gravest fear was not that the Russians would hack the actual voting machines. Most were not online and many have paper trails. Nonetheless, I continue to think that any voter registrar that doesn't maintain a paper trail is guilty of negligence. "Instead, I wor... Read more

  • Conaway, Schiff Issue Joint Statement on Closed Hearing with Comey, Rogers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a closed hearing with FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers. Reps. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) released this statement following the hearing: “Today's hearing provided our committee members with a valuable opportunity to ask follow up questions from the open hearing we convened with Directors Comey and Rogers a month ago. We remain committed to workin... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Director Comey's Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "Director Comey testified that his choice was to 'conceal or speak' about the Clinton investigation in the latter two weeks of the campaign. This highly-loaded description meant to justify the decision he made in the waning days of the presidential campaign is a poor characterization of the choice he faced. After all, and by this measure,... Read more

  • Intel Ranking Member Schiff Statement on NSA Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "Section 702 is a vital collection tool, which Congress and the courts must continue to vigorously oversee. NSA has appropriately self-reported any issues they have had complying with the orders of the FISA Court. NSA's announcement today that it will discontinue so-called upstream "about” collection, is a sound response to the technologi... Read more

  • House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Sends Letters Inviting Testimony of Comey, Rogers, Brennan, Clapper and Yates
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence sent two letters related to its investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign. The first letter was sent to FBI Director James Comey and Director of the National Security Agency Admiral Mike Rogers, inviting them to appear at a closed hearing on May 2, 2017. The second letter was sent to former CIA Director John Brennan, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Depu... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The President's efforts to increase pressure on China to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programs are both prudent and justified. Any excessive saber rattling against the regime of the North's young hothead, on the other hand, risks a military confrontation that would be disastrous for all on the peninsula. “If there is a diplom... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Chairman Nunes’ Recusal from Russia Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee, released the following statement: “Today, Chairman Nunes announced that he will be stepping aside from the Russia investigation and passing the reins to Representative Mike Conaway. I know this was not an easy decision for the Chairman, with whom I have worked well for many years. He did so in the best interests of the committee and I respect that decision. I look forward to my continued ... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Strikes in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "Late tonight, I was briefed by the Director of National Intelligence about the strikes U.S. forces made against an airfield in Syria believed to be the launching point of the recent chemical weapons attack. This strike will not hasten an end to the Assad regime, but it may deter its further use of chemical weapons. "Nevertheless, this mi... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Incidental Collection
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The documents I reviewed at the White House last Friday will soon be available to the full House and Senate Intelligence Committees. This action is long overdue and follows an inexplicable series of events in which the White House played a role in selectively and surreptitiously providing the documents to our Chairman. If the White House ... Read more