Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Rep. Sewell on Testimony of Former CIA Director Brennan

May 23, 2017
Press Release
House Intelligence Committee holds open hearing with Brennan

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Intelligence Committee held a public hearing featuring former CIA Director Brennan as part of the Committee’s Russia investigation. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is a member of the House Intelligence Committee and questioned Brennan on Russia’s disinformation campaign and the work of Russian officials to undermine American democratic institutions.

Watch Rep. Sewell’s full remarks in the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing.

“In today’s hearing, former CIA Director Brennan was unequivocal in his statement that members of the Trump campaign had contact with Russian officials who undermined our elections and that this issue deserves a full investigation,” said Rep. Sewell. “As a Member of the House Intelligence Committee, I am committed to following the facts and getting to the truth. When we lose sight of the truth and the evidence provided by our intelligence community, our democracy and our national security are put at risk.”

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Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is serving her fourth term representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional district. She sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and was recently appointed to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Sewell is a Chief Deputy Whip and serves on the prestigious Steering and Policy Committee of the Democratic Caucus. She is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, and serves as Vice Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, and Vice Chair of Outreach for the New Democrat Coalition.