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  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Report of Former Russian Counter-Intelligence Officer at June Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "Today’s report that a former Russian counter-intelligence officer was also present during the meeting with Donald Trump, Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort, if accurate, adds another deeply disturbing fact about this secret meeting. Donald Trump, Jr.’s denial of any such meetings, his misleading initial representation that it dealt on... Read more

  • House Intel Committee Passes FY18 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – By a unanimous voice vote, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today reported the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R. 3180) to the full House of Representatives. 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... Read more

  • Joint Conaway, Schiff Statement in Response to White House Letter on Comey Tapes
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement: On Friday, June 23, the House Intelligence Committee received a letter from the Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs responding to the Committee’s June 9 letter to the White House Counsel asking the White House to tell the Committee whether any recordings, memoranda, or other documents memorializing President Trump’s conversations with former FBI Director Comey exist or ever e... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Administration Warning on Chemical Weapons in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    “The prospect of another chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime against its own people should alarm the entire international community. Although I have been briefed on the matter, I am not in a position to evaluate the strength of the evidence that Syria is preparing another attack. If a chemical weapons attack can be prevented by the issuance of the statement last night by the Administration, that could help avoid another potentially dangerous escalation of the conflict and our role in it... Read more

  • Joint Statement from Conaway, Schiff on Meeting with Special Counsel
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Reps. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement Tuesday afternoon: "We had a productive meeting with Special Counsel Mueller this afternoon to deconflict our concurrent investigations, and look forward to continuing our dialogue with him as both investigations progress." Read more

  • Open Hearing with Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 21, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, will appear in open session starting at 10 a.m. to answer questions related to Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign as part of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence investigation. Media wishing to attend this hearing must be credentialed through the appropriate Congressional Media Gallery. Credentialed media will be allowed inside the hearing room (T... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Opening Statement at HPSCI Hearing with Former Director of the CIA Brennan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the following statement during an open HPSCI committee hearing with former Director of the CIA John Brennan. Below are those remarks (as prepared): Good morning, Director Brennan welcome, we thank you coming before our committee and for your lifetime of service to the country. We awoke today to the terrible news from Manchester, that a suicide bomber killed and ... Read more

  • Intel Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Testimony of Former CIA Director Brennan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 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 by former CIA Director Brennan that the Russians brazenly interfered in our election, and that he became aware of interactions between Trump campaign officials and the Russians that warranted referral to the FBI further underscores the importance of our investigation. “Moreover, the Director's admonition that the sharing... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Report Trump Administration Tried to Enlist NSA Director and DNI to Push Back Publicly
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 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: "Reports that the President tried to enlist the NSA Director and Director of National Intelligence in an effort to advance the White House narrative on the Russia investigation, if true, are yet another disturbing allegation that the President was interfering in the FBI probe. If further reports are accurate that White House staff also tr... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on General Flynn Refusal To Provide Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 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: "General Flynn's refusal to provide testimony to either the House or Senate Intelligence Committees, is disappointing. We will continue to explore whatever means are necessary to obtain information vital to our investigation, and follow the facts wherever they lead." Read more