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House Committee Chairs Send Dozens of Letters Directing White House and Federal Agencies to Preserve Documents

Washington, D.C. Nov. 10, 2020 — Today, Committee Chairs across the House of Representatives sent letters directing the White House and more than 50 federal agencies within their jurisdictions to comply with federal record-keeping laws and preserve information responsive to congressional subpoenas and investigations. “As the Trump Administration prepares for the transition of power to […]

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House Intelligence Committee Subpoenas DHS for Documents and Open Hearing with Acting I&A Head

Washington, DC, September 29, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Joseph B. Maher, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) informing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that the Committee would be […]

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Schiff: Committee Will Begin Compulsory Process, Schedule Open Hearing with Acting I&A Head if DHS Continues to Obstruct Investigation

Washington, DC, September 24, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made public a letter to Joseph B. Maher, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis (I&A).  The letter advises the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) that the Committee […]

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Chairman Schiff Statement on Foreign Disinformation and Latest Takedown of Russian Inauthentic Networks

Washington, DC, September 24, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Just two days ago, the FBI and DHS warned the American people about the ongoing threat of foreign-backed disinformation operations designed to undermine the upcoming election and erode Americans’ trust in our […]

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House Intelligence Committee Presses Forward on Investigation of Politicization of Intelligence At DHS and I&A

Washington, DC, September 18, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Joseph B. Maher, the senior official performing the duties of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, advising the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Office of Intelligence and Analysis […]

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House Intel Committee Releases Whistleblower Reprisal Complaint Alleging Serious Misconduct By Senior Trump Officials

Washington, DC, Sept. 9, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, announced that, as part of its ongoing investigation into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), the Committee received a whistleblower reprisal complaint alleging serious wrongdoing by officials at the […]

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Pelosi, Schiff and Visclosky Demand Ratcliffe Resume Election-Related Intelligence Briefings to Congress

Washington, D.C. September 1, 2020 – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Schiff and Chairman Visclosky sent the following letter today to the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe calling on the Intelligence Community (IC) to uphold its responsibility to keep the American people and their elected representatives informed of foreign threats to the 2020 election and […]

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Committees Urge DOD IG to Review Retaliation Against Lieutenant Colonels Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman

Washington, DC, August 26, 2020 – Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, Chairman of the Oversight and Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on National Security […]

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Chairman Schiff Statement on Roger Stone Commutation

Washington, DC, July 10, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “President Trump has engaged in countless acts that are both self-serving and destructive to our democracy while in office, but commuting the sentence of Roger Stone, a crony who lied […]

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Following Deployment of Military and Federal Law Enforcement by Trump on Streets, Schiff Requests Information from IC on Any Intelligence Support Requested or Provided

Washington, DC, June 8, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Joseph D. Kernan, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security at the Department of Defense, requesting detailed information on any activities the Defense Intelligence Enterprise may have undertaken or plans to undertake, […]

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Chairman Schiff: Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Open Skies Treaty is another self-inflicted wound

Washington, DC, May 21, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “For nearly two decades, the Open Skies Treaty has contributed to international peace by allowing the thirty-four signatories to the agreement to perform unarmed reconnaissance flights over other signatory states […]

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House Managers Statement on Senate Blocking Witnesses and Documents

Washington, DC, Jan. 31, 2020 – Today, the House Managers for the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump issued the following statement: “Senators just voted to make this the first impeachment trial in the history of the United States without witnesses and documents, which were blocked by President Trump during the inquiry. The House Managers […]

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Managers Demand Pat Cipollone Disclose All First-Hand Facts and Information Before Trial

Washington, DC January 21, 2020 – This morning, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – sent a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, who will be lead […]

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House Managers Statement on McConnell Resolution

Washington, DC, Jan. 21, 2020 – This morning, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – issued the following joint statement: “For weeks, Mitch McConnell has asserted that he planned […]

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U.S. House of Representatives Files Replication to President’s Answer to the Articles of Impeachment

Washington, DC, Jan. 20, 2019 — Today at noon, the House Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Replication to the Response to the Summons of President Donald J. Trump to the Articles of Impeachment. In the Replication, the House Managers write: The American people entrusted President Trump […]

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U.S. House of Representatives Files Brief in Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump

Washington, DC, Jan. 18, 2020 – This afternoon, the House Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Trial Memorandum and Statement of Material Facts in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. The Managers’ brief sets forth the compelling case against the […]

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House Impeachment Managers Statement on President’s Response to Summons

Washington, DC, Jan. 18, 2020 – Tonight, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – issued the following joint statement following the President’s response to the summons: “The House has […]

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Four Chairs Statement on Transmission of Additional Evidence as Part of Impeachment Inquiry

January 14, 2020 – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee on Foreign Affairs provided additional evidence to the Committee on the Judiciary to be included as part of the official record that will be transmitted to the Senate along with the Articles of Impeachment. The evidence […]

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Chairman Schiff Statement on U.S. Strike Killing Iranian General Soleimani

Washington, DC, Jan. 3, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Today, I was briefed on the intelligence that led to President Trump’s decision to kill Iran’s General Qasem Soleimani. Although I cannot discuss any of the specifics of that briefing, I […]