Fear and Loathing on the House Intelligence Committee

Can a new Congress fix an old problem? Don’t hold your breath, says a former staffer


On June 4, 2000 the Republican staff director of the House Intelligence Committee, John Millis, drove his car to the Breezeway Motel in Fairfax, Virginia, sprawled out in the bathtub, and blew his brains out with a shotgun. Millis had been on administrative leave from his job for, what were at the time, undisclosed reasons. Before taking his own life, h…

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