Bipartisan House Members Introduce Russia Sanctions Review Act

Washington, DC – Today, a bipartisan group of Representatives introduced H.R. 1059, the Russia Sanctions Review Act. This legislation would require Congressional approval of any sanctions relief provided to Russia. Sponsored by Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces … READ MORE

Smith Statement on Report Confirming Russian Plot to Intervene in the U.S. Election

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about the intelligence community’s declassified report confirming a Russian plot to intervene in the 2016 election: “This intelligence report lays out carefully, in stark detail, how President Putin directed his military intelligence, hackers, and propagandists to intervene in … READ MORE

Smith Statement on GOP Leadership Declining Russian Hacking Probes

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about reports that the House and Senate Republican leadership have refused calls for an independent investigation or special committee to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 election:  “It is disturbing that the Republican leadership in both houses of … READ MORE

Smith, Cummings, Conyers, Engel, Hoyer, Schiff, Thompson Joint Statement Calling for a Comprehensive Investigation of Russian Interference in the 2016 Election

Washington, DC – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD), House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), and House Homeland … READ MORE

Smith, National Security Ranking Members Send Letter to President Obama Urging Briefings on Russian Interference in U.S. Election

Washington, DC – Today, Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel, Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, and Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff sent a letter to President … READ MORE