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  • Schiff Statement on Facebook Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2018 | 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 announcement from Facebook demonstrates what we've long feared: that malicious foreign actors bearing the hallmarks of previously-identified Russian influence campaigns continue to abuse and weaponize social media platforms to influence the U.S. electorate. Foreign influence actors remain readily capable of manipulating raw emot... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on DOJ Decision to Disclose Ongoing Foreign Influence Operations to Public
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | 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 instituting this new policy, the Department of Justice has taken a vital and necessary step to protect the integrity of our elections and deter foreign meddling, and has made an unprecedented commitment to the American people. The public has a right to know about an ongoing foreign influence operation, and disclosure of this information... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Special Counsel Indictment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2018 | 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 indictment by the Special Counsel demonstrates yet again the extraordinary level of detailed evidence proving Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, and the Kremlin’s efforts to hurt Hillary Clinton and help the Trump campaign. The indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking Clinton campaign of... Read more

  • Intel Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Floor in Support of 2018 and 2019 Intelligence Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the House Floor in support of the bipartisan 2018 and 2019 Intelligence Authorization Act. During his speech, Schiff stated: “This bill that advances our national security, reinforces the principle of congressional oversight, and honors our values as a nation. I urge the support of the House and look forward to considering amendments that will make a good bill eve... Read more

  • House Passes Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for FY 2018 and 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, announced that the House voted to approve the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019, H.R. 6237, by a vote of 363 – 54. Schiff spoke on the House Floor in support of the bill, stating: “There are many other provisions in the bill that will build on the work of past years and move us further along technical and other pathwa... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Announced Trump-Putin Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | 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: “It is not surprising that President Trump is eager to meet with Vladimir Putin again, as he has a disturbing affinity for authoritarian figures. The President should use any meeting with Putin to confront him on Russia’s interference in our elections and the elections of our allies, the invasion of Ukraine, Russian and Syrian war crimes i... Read more

  • Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Warner Write Letter to Rosenstein, Wray Demanding They Withstand Pressure to Violate DOJ and FBI Norms
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Late yesterday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray expressing deep concern that the Department of Justice and the FBI are bowing to pressure from President Trump’s congressional allies to disclose sen... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on HPSCI Passing Intelligence Authorization Act Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, announced that the Committee voted to approve the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 by a unanimous voice vote. “This year’s IAA helps ensure that the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense intelligence components have the resources, authorities and capabilities necessary to protect our nation, while ensuring... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Release of Twitter Ads, Accounts and Data
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence , made the following statement after releasing additional accounts identified by Twitter as connected to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), all advertisements run by RT on Twitter during the election timeframe, and a sampling of voter suppression tweets provided by Twitter: “As part of our continuing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, today the House Intelligence... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on DOJ IG Report
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on FBI activities prior to the 2016 election, in which Inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote: “We found no evidence that the conclusions by Department prosecutors were affected by bias or other improper considerations; rather, we determined that they were based on the prose... Read more