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  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Decertify Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 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: “When the Iran nuclear deal was voted on by Congress in 2015, I was cognizant that it was not a perfect agreement. I was particularly concerned about the eventual sunset of the limits on Iranian enrichment capacity. I was aware that while we could hope that the deal would signal a new opening to the West, strengthen the hand of the moderat... Read more

  • Intel Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Draft 702 Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 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 intelligence tool, and it is imperative that Congress reform and renew it before the authority's expiration in December. In doing so, our objective should be the same as it was during debate over the reauthorization of the phone metadata program: to provide greater transparency to the public and to address privacy a... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Facebook Turning Over Ads to Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 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: “As part of their continuing cooperation with our Committee's investigation, Facebook has now turned over more than 3,000 ads it uncovered that were purchased by an organization connected to Russian intelligence services. These ads are significant to our investigation as they help demonstrate how Russia employed sophisticated measures to p... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Twitter Briefing to House Intelligence Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: “Today, the Committee had an important meeting with Twitter to discuss Russia's use of their platform in support of the Kremlin's malign disinformation campaign targeting the 2016 presidential election. Twitter expressed their desire to work cooperatively with the Committee's investigation, and committed to undertaking and sharing with the Committee additiona... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Facebook Advertising Report
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 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 report by Facebook that Russian entities used paid online advertising targeting American users, with the apparent intention of sowing discord and division during the election is deeply disturbing and yet fully consistent with the unclassified assessment of the intelligence community. As part of the investigation undertaken into Russia... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Comment on New Donald Trump Jr. Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Today’s written statement by Donald Trump Jr. released to the media about the now infamous June 9, 2016 meeting held with Russian intermediaries, including Natalia Veselnitskaya, raises more questions than it answers, much like the statements he and President Trump drafted and released after the first revelations of the meeting. We look forward to havi... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 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: "There is no question that the threat posed by the North Korean regime is real and growing more dangerous each day, and it is incumbent on the United States to do whatever is necessary to protect the nation and our allies. As I have said since the beginning of this Administration, left unchecked the North Koreans are likely to be able to ... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Russian Expulsion of U.S. Diplomatic Staff and Seizure of U.S. Property
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: "The Kremlin's expulsion of U.S. diplomatic staff and seizure of two U.S. properties is a predictable response to the sanctions legislation which Congress just passed with overwhelming majorities in the House and Senate, and which now awaits the President's signature. It must be a bitter pill for Putin to swallow that as a result of his brazen interference in... Read more

  • House of Representatives Passes FY18 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R. 3180) on a bipartisan 380-35 vote. This legislation provides the Intelligence Community (IC) the necessary resources and authorities to ensure they remain capable of protecting and defending the United States. The bill supports critical national security programs, particularly those focused on countering terrorism and cyberattacks. The total funding levels authorized by th... Read more

  • Intelligence Committee Democrats Send Letter to President Asking for Nomination of PCLOB Members
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff and the Democratic members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to nominate candidates for the four open seats on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. The PCLOB, which has enjoyed bipartisan support for its mission of overseeing the privacy and civil liberties impact of counterterrorism programs, currently has only one serving board member. “As Congress begins the process of reau... Read more