Press Release of Intelligence Committee


Advisory: FBI Director Comey to Testify in Open Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing Next Week

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015


WASHINGTON – Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) announced that the Committee will hold an open hearing, "Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and the Challenges of 'Going Dark',” with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey to testify next week. 
This open hearing will examine the growing terrorist and nation-state threats to the United States and our allies and how the proliferation of commercial encryption is challenging the FBI’s lawful investigative tools. 
Witness: Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James B. Comey
When: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Where: Hart Senate Office Building Room 216
This is the second open hearing this year and follows National Counter Terrorism Center Director Nicholas Rassmussen’s testimonyin February.