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  • Turner & Katko on Suspension of DHS Disinformation Governance Board
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2022 | Preview rr

    Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on the suspension of the Department of Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board. “The suspension of the DHS Disinformation Governance Board is by far the best decision that’s been made when it comes to this Orwellian entity. From its initially botched rollout, the ‘Ministry... Read more

  • Turner, Katko Demand Answers on DHS “Disinformation Governance Board”
    Posted in Press Releases on April 29, 2022 | Preview rr

    Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, demanded answers from the Department of Homeland Security on the creation of the “Disinformation Governance Board” and its questionable choice to lead the ill-defined governance board. In a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Katko and Turner wrote, “Given the complete lack of ... Read more

  • Turner leads charge on intel sharing in Donbas region and Crimea
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2022 | Preview rr

    After an unclassified memo from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) was sent to Congress notifying the change in their directive on intelligence sharing in the Donbas region and Crimea, it was revealed that Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), Ranking Member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, led the initial charge in urging the Biden Administration to change its directive to aid Ukraine. In the last several months, the administration has been slow to act ... Read more

  • Turner reacts to Administration's end to anti-satellite testing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2022 | Preview rr

    In response to the Biden Administration's decision to end anti-satellite testing, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement: "The Administration is wrong to end anti-satellite testing. The United States must demonstrate strength on the world stage as Moscow continues its illegal and unwarranted attacks in Ukraine. Unilaterally stripping ourselves of the option to increase our capabilities in space, pl... Read more

  • Rep. Turner travels to Poland with bipartisan delegation of lawmakers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2022 | Preview rr

    Warsaw, Poland -Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), top Republican on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke with Kelly Laco from Fox News Digital about his visit to Warsaw, Poland over the weekend where a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers met with Polish and Ukrainian officials, United States military members, allied partners, and Ukrainian refugees. The following story originally posted online on Fox News Digital Sunday, April 10. View story in separate browser. Rep. Mike T... Read more

  • Turner requests classified briefing on President Biden's call with President Xi
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, requested a classified briefing on the call between President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The full text of the letter can be found here and below. "On March 18, 2022, President Biden held a bilateral call with Chinese President Xi Jinping that lasted approximately two hours. The White House indicated numerous topics of national security importance were discu... Read more

  • Turner, McCaul Host Press Conference on US National Security & Global Threats
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Ranking Member Mike Turner (OH-10) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (TX-10) hosted a press conference yesterday on global threats and the national security policies of the Biden Administration. Click to watch the full press conference “Today we are less safe because the Administration continues to say what it will not do, continue to say what it is concerned about instead of saying what it will do and ... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Members Urge IC to Support Humanitarian Efforts, Declassify and Catalogue Potential War Crimes
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2022 | Preview rr

    Ranking Member Mike Turner (R-Ohio) and Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and a bipartisan group of members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered a letter to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, urging the Intelligence Community to prioritize its unique resources and capabilities to defend human rights in Ukraine. Russia has stepped up the brutality of its unprovoked war against Ukraine with deadly attacks against civilian infrastructure, members of the pre... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group of Members Calls for Aircraft, Air-Defense Systems for Ukraine
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, the leaders of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Ranking Member Mike Tuner (OH-10) and Chairman Adam Schiff (CA-28) released a joint statement with fellow colleagues Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04), Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and Chris Stewart (UT-02) to call on the administration to work with NATO to provide Ukraine with aircraft and air-defense systems: “Last week, we sent a letter to President Biden urging the United States to ... Read more

  • Top Congressional Republicans urge Austin, Blinken to quickly send much-needed military equipment to Ukraine with just-passed supplemental funding
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Top House and Seante Republicans today urged Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken to make quick and decisive use of emergency funds provided by Congress to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces against the unwarranted and unprovoked Russian invasion. Last week, Congress passed H.R. 2471, which included an emergency supplemental that includes $3 billion in direct authority and funding for the United States to deliver additional military aid to Ukraine ... Read more