Homeland Security

Nunes visits troops in Kosovo

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As Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, I have the privilege of traveling throughout the world to visit our troops stationed overseas. Every one of these trips reminds me of the incredible dedication and courage that infuses the U.S. military, and the huge sacrifices our service members make for our nation. My recent visit to Kosovo was no exception, and I’d like to thank these soldiers f... Read more »

U.S. service-members: Our nation's #1 defense asset

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Last week I traveled to military facilities in several areas of the United States to get briefings on military, intelligence, and missile-defense issues. I spoke to officers, junior enlisted service-members, and customs and border protection officials to get a comprehensive review of the country’s defense posture. I also had the opportunity to pay tribute to a military intelligence professional—wh... Read more »

A few reports on the Russia investigation

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A few reports on the House Intelligence Committee's Russia investigation came out today that I'd like to share with you: Victor Davis Hanson, Devin Nunes and Washington’s Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery inside an Enigma Kim Strassel, What Devin Nunes Knows (Wall Street Journal subscription required) Fox News, Former intel officer: Nunes WH meeting was done right Read more »

Russia investigation, bin Laden documents, and tax reform: this week's interviews

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On Monday, I spoke to KMJ's Ray Appleton about a wide variety of local and national issues. To listen to the interview click here. On Wednesday I appeared on Special Report with Bret Baier to discuss the House Intelligence Committee's Russia investigation, the need to declassify the documents captured in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and tax reform. Click here to watch the interview. On Th... Read more »

Trump transition gets underway

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As a member of the executive committee of the Trump transition team, I'm gratified to see the future Trump administration starting to take shape. Today, the Trump team announced it is nominating Congressman Mike Pompeo as CIA Director, Congressman Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, and retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor. I think these are excellent candidates, partic... Read more »

Nunes Named to Trump Transition Team

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) released the following statement today after joining the executive committee of Donald Trump’s transition team: “Today I was honored to have been named to the executive committee of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team. In this role, I will advise President-elect Trump on the appointments of his Cabinet members and on appointments to other top positions in... Read more »

9/11 and its aftermath

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Today is the 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The images of bodies falling through the sky, collapsing towers, a plane wreck in an empty field, and a giant hole in the Pentagon are permanently seared into my memory. In the wake of the attacks, our nation set out to lead the world in a campaign to eliminate al Qaeda and other Islamic terror groups that seek to attack us, kill our citizens,... Read more »

This Traitor Belongs in Jail, Not Free in Cuba

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Wall Street Journal The Obama administration is reportedly in secret negotiations with Cuba that would result in the release from federal prison of one of the most damaging American spies in U.S. history. Such an extraordinary gesture would be preposterous for many reasons. Ana Belén Montes, who is serving a 25-year sentence as part of a 2002 plea deal, was a U.S. Justice Department official with ... Read more »

Nunes Introduces Bill Supporting Arctic Energy Leases

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Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives today encouraging the Department of the Interior to advance its plan to sell two leases for energy development in the Arctic. The Arctic lease sales are included in the Department of the Interior’s draft plan for its 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf ... Read more »

Memorial Day tribute: A debt that can never be repaid

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On this Memorial Day weekend, I'd like to offer a brief tribute to all those Americans who gave their lives in service of our nation. The concept of freedom is so deeply ingrained in Americans that we sometimes take it for granted. But it's important to remember that throughout history, free societies have been extremely rare and exceptional things. Most of us were born free, in a country founded... Read more »