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Representative John Ratcliffe testified before the Senate Select Intelligence Committee as a part of his nomination for the position of Director of National Intelligence. Ratcliffe was asked about his views on Russian interference, about the threat posed by North Korea, about how he would handle a variety of issues posed by the coronavirus pandemic and much more. The hearing was fairly substantive but did include some meanderings and grandstanding.
Livestream: Senate Intelligence Committee Holds Nomination Hearing for Director of National Intelligence
On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 9:30 a.m., the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hold an open hearing to consider the president’s nomination of Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe of Texas to serve as director of national intelligence.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here and below:
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence on April 30 released its annual transparency report for the 2019 calendar year. The report presents statistics on how often the government uses certain national securities authorities.
You can read the report here and below:
Livestream: Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire Testifies Before House Intelligence Committee
Acting DNI Joseph Maguire will testify before the House Intelligence Committee at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday. His testimony will concern the whistleblower complaint reportedly involving President Donald Trump's July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Counsel for the IC whistleblower contacted acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire to inform of the whistleblower’s intention to “contact the congressional intelligence communities directly,” in a letter released yesterday.
The House Intelligence Committee released two letters it received from the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG), Michael K.
General Counsel for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Jason Klitenic, released two responses to letters from House Permanent Special Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Committee Chairman Adam Schiff regarding the on-going standoff between the two over an intelligence community whistleblower complaint. In his replies, Klitenic asserts that ODNI believes that they have no statutory obligation to share the information in question with the Committee.
On Sept. 13, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff issued a subpoena to Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire to compel the production of a 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.