House Intelligence Committee
U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee who has been a prominent voice as President Barack Obama attempts to overhaul U.S. surveillance, said Friday that he won’t seek re-election after his term ends this year.
Members of Congress say they’re not impressed with Edward Snowden’s recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass surveillance and declaring that he’s already accomplished his mission.
Wary of another war, congressional Republicans and Democrats pressed President Barack Obama to explain why the U.S. military should attack Syria and involve Americans in a deadly civil conflict that has roiled the Mideast.
The director of the National Security Agency insisted on Tuesday that the government’s sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide in a forceful defense echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee believes there’s enough evidence against the suspected Boston marathon bomber to convict him.
Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is addressing a recent spate of leaks of classified national security information.