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  • Schiff Statement on Cohen Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 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 guilty plea obtained by the Special Counsel demonstrates that the President’s associates were willing to lie to Congress about the Trump Organization’s business interests in Russia. Significantly, they also make clear that the President’s own denials during the campaign were false or misleading. These false statements regarding th... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Saudi Arabia and the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 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: "The premeditated murder of U.S. resident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a brutal crime. While all the facts of any international matter, let alone a murder on foreign soil, can seldom be stated with absolute certainty, we can reach conclusions as to culpability. In my view, it is inconceivable that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sal... Read more

  • Top Dems Launch Investigation of Acting Attorney General’s Involvement in Company Charged with Bilking Consumers of Millions of Dollars
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. (Nov. 14, 2018)—Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Jerrold Nadler, Frank Pallone, Jr., and Adam Schiff, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent seven letters requesting information relating to Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker’s involvement with World Patent Marketing, a company that allegedly bilked millions from consumers and su... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on House Intelligence Committee Staff Director Damon Nelson
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 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: “Our Committee has lost a family member, and a truly decent and caring man — a husband, a friend, and a dedicated public servant — Damon Nelson. Our hearts and our prayers are with his wife Dana, his family, his colleagues and all of his friends. “He will be deeply missed, and the Committee won’t be the same without Damon’s consummately pr... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Firing of Jeff Sessions
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions places the Special Counsel’s investigation in new and immediate peril. It is abundantly clear that Sessions was forced out for following the advice of ethics lawyers at the Department of Justice and recusing himself from the Russia probe, and for failing to bring about an end to an investigation th... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: “Iran is a uniquely dangerous and destructive actor, and the United States should be working with our allies to impose consequences for its malign activities in Syria, its reported attempt to carry out an assassination in Denmark, and other destabilizing actions. However, by abandoning our commitment to a nuclear agreement that Iran and other countries have been... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Facebook Takedown of Iran-Linked Inauthentic Accounts
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 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: “Facebook’s discovery and exposure of additional nefarious Iranian activity on its platforms so close to the midterms is an important reminder that both the public and private sector have a shared responsibility to remain vigilant as foreign entities continue their attempts to influence our political dialogue online. The decision to pull d... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Khashoggi Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 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: “The announcement that Jamal Khashoggi was killed while brawling with a team of more than a dozen dispatched from Saudi Arabia is not credible. If Khashoggi was fighting inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he was fighting for his life with people sent to capture or kill him. “The Kingdom and all involved in this brutal murder must be h... Read more

  • Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 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: “The United States must continue to demand answers from the Saudis about the disappearance and potential assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and U.S. resident. President Trump’s tepid statements of concern do not begin to match the gravity of the situation. “After our request, the Committee received a preliminary briefing ... Read more

  • After Reports Administration Is Distorting Data to Support Trump’s Anti-Refugee Agenda, Schiff Demands Answers from DNI, FBI, DHS, and NCTC
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, sent a letter to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Department of Homeland Security, and National Counterterrorism Center requesting information and answers to questions following public reports describing a concerted effort by the Trump Administration to discount or distort analyses and data collected by the Intelligence Community (IC) that contradi... Read more