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  • Schiff Statement on Release of Erik Prince Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 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: “In testimony before our committee, Erik Prince acknowledged that he learned from campaign chief executive and transition chief strategist Steve Bannon about a secret December 2016 meeting in New York City between Trump transition and UAE officials, though he declined to provide the committee with many specifics of his discussion with Bann... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Flynn Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 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 significance of today’s plea deal by former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, in which he pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with the Special Counsel, cannot be overstated. The Statement of the Offense included important new details, including that Flynn was directed by a senior transition official to contact Russian offici... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Opening Statement at Open Hearing with Tech Companies
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 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 open statement during an open committee hearing titled “Social Media and the 2016 Election.” Below is his remarks, as prepared: In March of this year, our committee had its first open hearing and then FBI Director Comey revealed that he had opened a counterintelligence investigation involving Trump associates and the Russians. Then, we knew next to ... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Special Counsel Indictments and Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: “Today’s indictment of former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort and Trump Campaign official Rick Gates, and news of a prior plea by Trump Campaign foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos, are both enormously consequential developments in the Russia investigations being conducted by the Special Counsel and by Congress. These developments will and may hav... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on President Trump and the Department of Justice
    Posted in Press Releases on October 27, 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: After the abuses of the Watergate era and over successive administrations, the Department of Justice has sought to adhere to strict guidelines to insulate the Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation from inappropriate intervention or pressure by the President and the White House. “In the ten months since President Trump took office... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Decertify Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 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: “When the Iran nuclear deal was voted on by Congress in 2015, I was cognizant that it was not a perfect agreement. I was particularly concerned about the eventual sunset of the limits on Iranian enrichment capacity. I was aware that while we could hope that the deal would signal a new opening to the West, strengthen the hand of the moderat... Read more

  • Intel Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Draft 702 Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 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: "Section 702 is a vital intelligence tool, and it is imperative that Congress reform and renew it before the authority's expiration in December. In doing so, our objective should be the same as it was during debate over the reauthorization of the phone metadata program: to provide greater transparency to the public and to address privacy a... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Facebook Turning Over Ads to Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 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: “As part of their continuing cooperation with our Committee's investigation, Facebook has now turned over more than 3,000 ads it uncovered that were purchased by an organization connected to Russian intelligence services. These ads are significant to our investigation as they help demonstrate how Russia employed sophisticated measures to p... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Twitter Briefing to House Intelligence Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement: “Today, the Committee had an important meeting with Twitter to discuss Russia's use of their platform in support of the Kremlin's malign disinformation campaign targeting the 2016 presidential election. Twitter expressed their desire to work cooperatively with the Committee's investigation, and committed to undertaking and sharing with the Committee additiona... Read more

  • 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