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  • Schiff, Feinstein Request Twitter and Facebook Conduct Investigation of Russian Bot Activity in #ReleaseTheMemo Campaign
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In the letter, Schiff and Feinstein request that Twitter and Facebook immediately conduct an in-depth forensic examination of the reported actions by Russian bots and trolls surrounding the #Release... Read more

  • Joint HPSCI Democratic Members Statement on Republican Talking Points Document
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, all Democratic Members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – Reps. Adam Schiff, Jim Himes, Terri Sewell, André Carson, Jackie Speier, Mike Quigley, Eric Swalwell, Joaquin Castro and Denny Heck – released the following statement: “Yesterday, HPSCI Republicans voted to make available to any Member of the House a misleading set of talking points attacking the FBI. They did so as a prelude to seeking the talking points’ public release – for the political p... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Release of Simpson Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 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 after HPSCI released the testimony of Glenn Simpson as part of the Committee’s Russia investigation: “Today, the House Intelligence Committee voted on a bipartisan basis to release the transcripts of Glenn Simpson. Those transcripts reveal serious allegations that the Trump Organization may have engaged in money laundering with Russian nati... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Significant Developments This Week in HPSCI Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 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 House Intelligence Committee investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election had several important developments this week: “First, Steve Bannon testified before the Committee and refused to answer any questions about matters that took place after he left the campaign, including what he witnessed during the presidential tr... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 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: “There is no question that Iran, with its oppressive regime, is a malignant force in the region and beyond, and its state sponsorship of terror has made Iran a pariah among nations. But President Trump’s renewed threat to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement threatens to isolate the United States, not Iran, by putting us at odds with a... Read more

  • 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