Congressional Testimonies

Congressional Testimonies

Chairman Warner, Vice Chairman Rubio, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to offer the Intelligence Community’s 2021 assessment of worldwide threats to U.S. national security. On behalf of the entire Intelligence Community, I want to express how much we appreciate your support and your partnership.

Thursday, 26 September 2019 09:03

Opening Statement by Acting DNI Joseph Maguire

Chairman Schiff, Ranking Member Nunes and members of the committee – good morning. I’d like to begin by thanking the Chairman and Committee for agreeing to postpone this hearing for a week. This provided sufficient time to allow the Executive Branch to successfully complete its consultations regarding how to accommodate the committee’s request.

Thank you, Chairman Schiff, Ranking Member Nunes, and Members of the Committee, for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss diversity across the Intelligence Community (IC). I am pleased to be joined by the Honorable Kari A. Bingen, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. I am pleased to appear on behalf of the Honorable Daniel R. Coats, Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI), the Honorable Susan M. Gordon.

Chairman Schiff, Ranking Member Nunes, and distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to discuss the Intelligence Community's (IC) assessment of the national seciruty implications of climate change.

Chairman Burr, Vice-Chairman Warner, and Members of the Committee... I am here today, along with leaders of the Intelligence Community, to provide you an overview of the national security threats facing our nation. But before I do, I would like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the men and women that make up the Intelligence Community.

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