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Chairman Schiff Opening Statement on Global Rise of Authoritarianism

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 26, 2019 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, delivered the following opening statement at the committee’s open hearing on the rise of authoritarianism around the world, autocratic regimes and their practices, the decline in democratic governance and faith in liberal democracy, and the threat these trends […]

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Engel, Smith, and Schiff to Trump: Stop Withholding Info on North Korea from Congress

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2019—The chairmen of three national-security committees in the House of Representatives have called on President Trump to stop withholding critical information from Congress regarding the Administration’s ongoing negotiations with North Korea. In a letter to the President, Chairmen Eliot L. Engel of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Adam Smith of the […]

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Schiff Statement on Whistleblowers Raising Concerns Over White House Efforts to Transfer Sensitive U.S. Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia

Washington, DC, Feb. 19, 2019 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement after Chairman Elijah Cummings issued an interim staff report after multiple whistleblowers came forward to warn about efforts inside the White House to rush the transfer of highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to […]

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Chairman Schiff Statement on House Intelligence Committee Investigation

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 6, 2019 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement following the Committee’s organizational meeting: “Consistent with its jurisdiction, investigative responsibilities, and building on substantial work undertaken during the last Congress, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (“Committee”) will […]

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Chairman Schiff Statement on Special Counsel Indictment of Roger Stone

Washington, DC, Jan. 25, 2019 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The indictment of Roger Stone, released today by the Special Counsel, provides new and important detail about the Trump campaign’s effort to acquire dirt on Hillary Clinton, which Wikileaks possessed […]

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Adam Schiff: The firing of AG Jeff Sessions places the Special Counsel’s investigation in new and immediate peril

Washington, DC, Nov. 7, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “The firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions places the Special Counsel’s investigation in new and immediate peril. It is abundantly clear that Sessions was forced out for following the advice […]

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After Reports Administration Is Distorting Data to Support Trump’s Anti-Refugee Agenda, Schiff Demands Answers from DNI, FBI, DHS, and NCTC

Washington, D.C. Oct. 9, 2018 – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, sent a letter to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Department of Homeland Security, and National Counterterrorism Center requesting information and answers to questions following public reports describing a concerted effort by […]

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Schiff Statement on Vote to Send Russia Investigation Transcripts for Classification Review and Eventual Release

Washington, DC, Sept. 28, 2018 – Today, after the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) voted to send fifty-three transcripts to the Director of National Intelligence for classification review and eventual release, HPSCI Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement: “For the last six months, we have urged the Chairman and Majority […]

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Schiff Statement on FISA Application Being Released

Washington, DC, July 22, 2018 – Last night, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “These documents affirm that our nation faced a profound counterintelligence threat prior to the 2016 election, and the Department of Justice and FBI took appropriate steps to investigate […]

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Ranking Member Adam Schiff: Trump’s violation of the JCPOA is a dangerous abdication of responsibility for our nation’s security

Washington, DC, May 8, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: The decision by President Trump to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal will undermine our national security, increase the prospect of a nuclear Iran or conflict […]

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Schiff on House Majority Russia report: “This is not how you run an investigation. This is how you hobble an investigation.”

Washington, DC, March 23, 2018  – Yesterday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released his opening statement for the Committee’s business meeting on adoption of the Majority’s investigative report on the Russian active measures campaign during the 2016 election. The statement, as prepared, is below: Mr. […]

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Schiff Invites Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower to Provide Testimony Before Intelligence Committee

WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to Christopher Wylie through his attorney inviting him to testify as part of the Minority’s ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election after news reports in the Guardian, […]

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Schiff Statement on House Republicans’ Premature Shutdown of Russia Investigation

Washington, DC, March 12, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: “Today, the House Majority has announced it is terminating the Russia investigation, leaving to others the important work of determining the full extent of Russian interference in our election, […]

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Rep. Adam Smith: A military parade focused on a single person is what authoritarian regimes do, not democracies

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 7, 2018  – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statement about President Trump’s reported request that the Department of Defense organize him a massive military parade: I am greatly concerned by the reports that President Trump is requesting the Defense Department put together a self-aggrandizing […]

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House Intelligence Committee Minority Response to Release of Chairman Nunes’ Misleading Memo

Washington, DC, Feb. 2, 2018 – Today, the Minority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence responded to the release of HPSCI Chairman Nunes’ memo: “Chairman Nunes’ decision, supported by House Speaker Ryan and Republican Members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, to publicly release misleading allegations against the Department of Justice and […]

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Schiff, Feinstein Send Follow Up Letter to Twitter and Facebook on #ReleaseTheMemo Campaign

Washington, DC January 31, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a follow up letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after the companies provided an incomplete response to their initial questions about […]

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Rep. Adam Schiff on Nunes memo: House Intel Committee voted “to politicize the declassification process of intelligence”

Washington, DC, Jan. 29, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke with reporters after the Committee voted to make the “Nunes memo” available to the public. Schiff also detailed the other votes that the Committee took. The full transcript is below: SCHIFF: Good […]

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