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  • 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

  • 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