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  • 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

  • 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