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Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

Intelligence activities and programs of the United States government; oversight of the U.S. Intelligence Communit


Intelligence and counterintelligence programs and agencies, including CIA, FBI, NSA, and Department of National Intelligence; Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and associated Section 702 surveillance warrants; election security and misinformation campaigns; 2016 Senate Russian meddling investigation; security clearance policies and potential reforms; counterterrorism activities; constitutionality of intelligence activities of the United States

Committee Leadership

Chair Richard Burr (R - NC)
Ranking Mem. Mark Warner (D - VA)
Ranking Member

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