CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Intelligence

As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), I conduct oversight of the 17 separate federal agencies that make up the U.S. Intelligence Community, including the CIA and National Security Agency(NSA). Click here to read more…

Russian Investigation

The Intelligence Committee’s work has never been more important as we investigate Russian interference in our election and potential ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.  Click here to read more…

Security and Privacy

Striking the right balance between privacy and security is a constant struggle. On the Intelligence Committee, I am working to protect your civil liberties while ensuring that we can have the information necessary to protect against terrorist attack. Click here to read more…

Cybersecurity

I believe that the threat caused by cyberattacks is one of the greatest our nation faces. Over my time in Congress I have pushed for many improvements to our security to protect both out nation’s and individuals’ data. Click here to read more…

More on Intelligence

August 28, 2017 Page

As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), I conduct oversight of the 17 separate federal agencies that make up the U.S. Intelligence Community, including the CIA and National Security Agency (NSA). I serve as the Ranking Member of the NSA and Cybersecurity subcommittee, and on the CIA subcommittee. Since joining the committee in February 2013, I have worked to ensure the federal government strikes the right balance between respecting the privacy of American citizens and protecting our nation from acts of terrorism.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee:

June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on the prepared statement from former FBI Director James Comey as part of his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee tomorrow:

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s hearing on Russian interference in our election, ties between the Trump campaign and Russian figures and President Trump’s claims that he was surveilled:

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement on Michael Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser:

“The Administration is portraying Michael Flynn’s resignation purely as a result of his misleading the Vice President and therefore the end of the story, urging us to move on to other issues as quickly as possible.  But this is only the beginning. 

February 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) released the following statement after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the stay on President Trump’s immigration ban:

December 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), ranking member of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement after voting for the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017: 

May 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) introduced the bipartisan Cyber Act of War Act, a bill that would require the Administration and the Department of Defense to develop a policy for determining when an action carried out in cyberspace constitutes a use of force against the United States and to update the Law of War Manual accordingly. Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) has introduced a companion bill in the Senate.

December 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement on his vote for the combined appropriations bills known as the “omnibus:”

“I hope the passage of today’s bill will put an end to the era of governing by crisis by providing funding for vital programs through the end of September 2016. It’s not perfect, but it represents a good faith negotiating effort by both parties. I supported the bill because I believe we need to keep government open and operating for Americans, even if thoughtful compromise is necessary to achieve that goal.

December 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Joseph Courtney (CT-02), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) issued the following statement on H.R. 1076, Republican Rep. Peter King’s Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act: