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  • Schiff Statement on Announced Trump-Putin Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 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: “It is not surprising that President Trump is eager to meet with Vladimir Putin again, as he has a disturbing affinity for authoritarian figures. The President should use any meeting with Putin to confront him on Russia’s interference in our elections and the elections of our allies, the invasion of Ukraine, Russian and Syrian war crimes i... Read more

  • Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Warner Write Letter to Rosenstein, Wray Demanding They Withstand Pressure to Violate DOJ and FBI Norms
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC — Late yesterday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray expressing deep concern that the Department of Justice and the FBI are bowing to pressure from President Trump’s congressional allies to disclose sen... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on HPSCI Passing Intelligence Authorization Act Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 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 Committee voted to approve the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 by a unanimous voice vote. “This year’s IAA helps ensure that the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense intelligence components have the resources, authorities and capabilities necessary to protect our nation, while ensuring... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on Release of Twitter Ads, Accounts and Data
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence , made the following statement after releasing additional accounts identified by Twitter as connected to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), all advertisements run by RT on Twitter during the election timeframe, and a sampling of voter suppression tweets provided by Twitter: “As part of our continuing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, today the House Intelligence... Read more

  • Schiff Statement on DOJ IG Report
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on FBI activities prior to the 2016 election, in which Inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote: “We found no evidence that the conclusions by Department prosecutors were affected by bias or other improper considerations; rather, we determined that they were based on the prose... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on North Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 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 summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un carried the hopes of people around the world that there might be a peaceful means of achieving denuclearization of one of the world’s most dangerous regimes. An objective assessment of the result reveals an unprecedented gain by the North Korean dictator that surely exceeded the North Korean ... Read more

  • Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on DOJ
    Posted in Press Releases on June 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: “In 2016, the Department of Justice broke with past practice by making investigative files in the Clinton email investigation available to Congress. At the time, I said that what was being done in the name of transparency would soon come to be known by another name — mistake. “Now, the DOJ is about to repeat this error by sharing investiga... Read more

  • Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, and Warner Send Letter to DOJ on Materials Briefed to “Gang of 8”
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting that the Department of Justice confirm that they have not given the President’s outside counsel, White House staff or the President access to the s... Read more

  • Statement On Behalf Of Leader Schumer, Leader Pelosi, Vice Chairman Warner, And Ranking Member Schiff
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), and Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following joint statement regarding their Gang of Eight briefing with the Justice Department: “Today’s Gang of Eight briefing was conducted to ensure protection of sources and methods. “Nothing we heard today has changed our view that there is no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or a... Read more

  • Schiff, Carson to DHS: Did Secretary Nielsen Read the Intelligence Community Assessment, or Not?
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and André Carson (D-IN), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security after Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen stated “I do not believe that I’ve seen that conclusion that the specific intent was to help President Trump win,” after she was asked about a key judgment from the 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment (IC... Read more