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  • Rep. Turner reacts to U.S. strike that killed al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), Lead Republican of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a statement following the announcement of the U.S. drone strike which killed al Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. “Over the weekend, members of the Intelligence Community put an end to Ayman al-Zawahiri’s reign of terror," said Turner. "Al-Zawahiri was the leader of al Qaeda and worked alongside Osama bin Laden for decades and carried out deadly attacks against U.S.... Read more

  • Turner, House Intel Republicans demand transparency from Administration on fall of Afghanistan
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Lead Republican of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and fellow Republican HPSCI members are demanding transparency from Secretaries of Defense and State to investigators and the American people regarding the rapid fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban. On August 15, 2021, Kabul, Afghanistan fell to the Taliban following President Joe Biden’s withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the region. In accordance with Congressional mandates,... Read more

  • Turner, Wenstrup, Crawford: “The Border is Not Secure”
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2022 | Preview rr

    EL PASO, TX – In response to Biden Administration officials’ claims that the U.S. southern border is secure, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), the Lead Republican on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), along with fellow HPSCI members Congressmen Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) and Rick Crawford (AR-01) today completed a two-day visit to the U.S.-Mexico border to assess the security situation. “Contrary to the Biden Administration’s wishes and dreams, it is clear that the U.S. sout... Read more

  • House Intel Committee passes 2023 Intelligence Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence approved the Fiscal Year 2023 Intelligence Authorization Act, authorizing funding for initiatives that will improve the Intelligence Community’s ability to collect data on hard targets, modernize the IC’s use of emerging technology, recruit and retain top talent to the IC, and strengthen congressional oversight. The measure was passed through a bipartisan voice vote and now heads to the House floor for final passage. ... Read more

  • Rep. Turner on the Possibility of a Cyberattack from China on Western Companies
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), Lead Republican on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) latest report regarding a possible Chinese cyberattack on western companies. “It is correct for the FBI to raise concerns about the continued counterintelligence and cyber threats directed by the Chinese government. Working with strategic partners, like the United Kingdom, is vital to de... Read more

  • Turner introduces legislation to stop transfer of terrorists to Afghanistan
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2022 | Preview rr

    Congressman Mike Turner (R-OH), Lead Republican of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence introduced the Preventing Terrorist Transfers to Afghanistan Act which would end the transfer of individuals who are associated with terrorist organizations to Afghanistan. This piece of legislation reaffirms a provision included in theFY23National Defense Authorization Act. "Congress has a duty to protect the American people from threats like terrorism," said Turner. "Quickly after the U.S. ... Read more

  • Ranking Member Turner on Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2022 | Preview rr

    DAYTON, OH- Today, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Ranking Member, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), spoke with Fox Business Sunday Morning Futures host, Maria Bartiromo, on Russia's use of nuclear intimidation. "Vladimir Putin does not see, under this President, a deterrent threat from the United States." - Rep. Turner Catch the full segment here. Read more

  • Turner, McCaul, Rogers to Biden: The U.S. cannot be a passive spectator as Russia uses nuclear intimidation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Lead Republican of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Michael McCaul (R-TX), Lead Republican of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Mike Rogers (R-AL), Lead Republican of the House Armed Services Committee sent a letter urging President Joe Biden to detail what the U.S. response would be if Russia were to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine. The lawmakers expressed that vague statements by the President are not enough to deter Russia.... Read more

  • ICYMI: LaHood at AEI: China has a plan to replace us
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC-Yesterday, Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) member, alongside host, Elisabeth Braw, a Senior Fellow with AEI, kicked off the House Intelligence GOP Committee's Beyond the SCIF series with "Defending Western Economies Against Chinese Unfair Practices" hosted by American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Beyond the SCIF is an effort by Lead Republican Mike Turner and the House Intelligence Committee Republicans to connect with exp... Read more

  • Turner, Jordan question FBI's FISA queries, demand transparency
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray questioning the agency's use of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authorities, specifically the 3.3 million U.S. person queries in 2021, double the amount conducted in 2020, against its Section 702 holdings. The full text of the letter can found here ... Read more