06.02.17

Senate Intel Committee to Hold FISA Hearing Next Week

WASHINGTON –Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today announced that the Committee will hold an open hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  Appearing before the Committee will be Director of National Intelligence, Daniel Coats; Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Andrew McCabe; National Security Agency Director, Admiral Mike Rogers; and the Department of Justice Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

The witnesses will provide a comprehensive overview of FISA’s authorities, current oversight mechanisms, and examples of the value this court-authorized collection provides to the United States Intelligence Community.  The hearing will move into closed session following the open session. 

Details

Hearing: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)  

Witnesses:

Director Daniel Coats of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Acting Director Andrew McCabe of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Admiral Mike Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of the Department of Justice

When: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Hart Senate Office Building Room 216