Congressional Hearing: National Security Whistleblowers

Friday, February 10, 2006 - 11:01 AM


The hearing on National Security Whistleblowers by the House Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats & International Relations (Chairman: Christopher Shays) is set to go. The list of witnesses on three panels includes: Professor William Weaver (NSWBC), POGO, GAP, Mark Zaid (WB Attorney); DOJ-IG, DOD-IG, DOE-IG; Russ Tice (NSWBC member, NSA), Tony Shaffer (DIA), Mike German (FBI), and Major Provance (Army).

We are working on getting coverage by C-SPAN; we’ll keep you posted on that.

You are strongly encouraged to attend; this is the first hearing dealing exclusively with NS whistleblowers. Here is the information:

Hearing Date: Tuesday, February 14
Hearing Time: 1:00 pm
Hearing Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room #2154 For those of you who are planning to attend, we will gather in front of the Rayburn House Building Cafeteria (First Floor) at 12:00 p.m.

We will issue our press advisory on Monday, February 13; and will be available to answer questions by the press after the hearing.


Sibel Edmonds