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The Lawfare Podcast

The Lawfare Podcast Bonus Edition: Marie Yovanovitch vs The Committee with No Bull

Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified before the House Intelligence Committee as a part of the impeachment investigation. Yovanovitch answered questions about her career, her experience in Ukraine and her abrupt dismissal. The hearing saw some of the same grandstanding and distractions as the first public hearing, But we cut out all the unnecessary repetition and theatrics to leave you with just the questions and answers that you need to hear.

Intelligence Oversight

Unpacking the Intelligence Community Whistleblower Complaint

Last week saw an important development in the continuing erosion of governmental checks and balances. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff subpoenaed Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire and wrote a blistering letter accusing Maguire of violating the law by withholding a whistleblower’s complaint from the Intelligence Committee.

AUMF Reform

Section-by-Section Analysis of Rep. Schiff's AUMF Proposal

As several colleagues noted last week, Representative Adam Schiff has revived his effort to get Congress to replace the 2001 and 2002 AUMFs with a new “Consolidated AUMF” that would explicitly name the Islamic State (he had a similar bill in the last Congress, which Jack endorsed here). What follows below is a section-by-section analysis of H.J. Res.

Podcasts

The Lawfare Podcast: Rep. Adam Schiff on the Role of Congress in Protecting Liberal Democracy

Between leading the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence's first open hearing on Russian election interference on Monday, and sparring with HPSCI Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes over Nunes's odd escapades regarding possible incidental collection of communications of Trump associates, HPSCI Ranking Member Rep. Adam Schiff has had a busy week. On Tuesday, Lawfare and the Brookings Institution were pleased to host Rep.

Events

Event Announcement: The Role of Congress in Protecting Liberal Democracy: A Conversation with Rep. Adam Schiff of the House Intelligence Committee

On Tuesday, March 21st, Lawfare and the Brookings Institution will host Representative Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, for an address on the role of Congress in protecting liberal democracy. Following the address, Representative Schiff will discuss this historical moment with Lawfare Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Wittes and Managing Editor Susan Hennessey.

Campaign 2016

Feinstein and Schiff Statement on Russian Hacking

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democratic members of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees, have released the following statement on Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. The statement is also available here.

Feinstein, Schiff Statement on Russian Hacking

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