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  • 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

  • Schiff Statement on Vote to Send Russia Investigation Transcripts for Classification Review and Eventual Release
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, after the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) voted to send fifty-three transcripts to the Director of National Intelligence for classification review and eventual release, HPSCI Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement: “For the last six months, we have urged the Chairman and Majority to release all of the transcripts of our interviews and proceedings as they committed to do when the Russia investigation began. They refused.... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on President Trump Tweets on Declassification
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 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: “President Trump today acknowledged strenuous objections by the Department of Justice and U.S. allies to releasing highly sensitive material — which is related to an ongoing law enforcement investigation examining conduct by President Trump, his campaign, and his associates — but still left open the possibility that he will defy their warn... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Manafort Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 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: "Paul Manafort's belated decision to plead guilty, admit the allegations against him, and agree to cooperate with prosecutors is a significant victory for Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller not only secures another set of convictions against Trump’s campaign manager, but the plea and cooperation agreement free up time for Mueller’s t... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Papadopoulos Sentencing
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 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: “With his sentencing today as part of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation, George Papadopoulos has been held to account for lying to federal investigators – lies which materially impeded the progress of the FBI’s inquiry. It is my hope that when Mr. Papadopoulos has finished his sentence, he will cooperate with congressional investigat... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on North Korea Hacking Indictment
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 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 Department of Justice’s indictment today of Park Jin Hyok, a North Korean hacker allegedly responsible for the Sony hacking and the WannaCry malware, is an important step in countering Pyongyang's state-sponsored use of cyberattacks and cybertheft, and a warning to others tempted to do the same. The United States must continue to name... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Manafort Guilty Verdict and Cohen Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 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: “The conviction of Paul Manafort on multiple felony charges of bank and tax fraud marks a major turning point in the Special Counsel’s ongoing investigation, and shows again that the President’s campaign was populated by individuals with a history of unscrupulous and dishonest business dealings and concerning ties to overseas interests. ... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Facebook Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 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: “Facebook’s announcement that it uncovered and removed a significant network of Iranian accounts and pages engaged in a foreign influence campaign demonstrates that the techniques honed by the Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg can and will be used by other hostile powers. Twitter’s decision to likewise remove Iranian-linked acco... Read more

  • 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