Rep. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today sent a letter requesting that Brian Murphy appear to testify before the committee on September 21, 2020. Brian Murphy is the former acting under secretary of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Latest in Congress
A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "A Collusion Reading Diary" is now available on Kindle.
The majority fails to consider the relevant history of congressional oversight of the executive branch.
The director of national intelligence has decided to curtail in-person briefings to Congress about election security. Congress should push back.
Several proposed reforms would stop presidential administrations from using their informational advantages to circumvent the will of Congress.
Our summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s Russia report is a serious piece of work. Too bad its authors are not taking it seriously.
Judge Rudolph Contreras held that the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause bars House Republicans’ challenge to the constitutionality of the House of Representatives’ proxy voting system.
Summary: En Banc D.C. Circuit Rules that House Committee has Standing to Sue to Enforce McGahn Subpoena
On August 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, sitting en banc, decided Committee on the Judiciary v. McGahn. What’s in the ruling?
Republicans’ committee leadership term limits are not the only tool to hold legislators accountable and promote healthy turnover.