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House Passes Six Committee Bills to Protect the ...

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed six bills to improve various Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts to keep us safe. These bipartisan bills seek to provide ...

September 27, 2016

House Passes Homeland Security Legislation to ...

WASHINGTON D.C.– Last night, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5859, The Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, introduced by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul ...

September 22, 2016

AEI: Winning the war against Islamist terror: A ...

Join AEI for a conversation with Chairman Michael McCaul as he releases a new national counterterrorism strategy outlining how the U.S. can protect the American homeland.

September 20, 2016

Chairman McCaul Unveils Counterterrorism Strategy ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the heels of Islamist terror attacks in the homeland this past weekend, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today unveiled his counterterrorism ...

September 20, 2016

Shutting Down Terrorist Pathways into America

This hearing will examine the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) capabilities to identify and track foreign fighters and other bad actors attempting to enter the United States. We will also ...

September 14, 2016

Markup: H.R. 5065, H.R. 5346, H.R. 5459, H.R. ...

H.R. 5065, Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act, introduced by Rep. Herrera Beutler (R-WA) H.R. 5346, Securing our Agriculture and Food Act, introduced by Rep. David Young ...

September 13, 2016

H.R. 5859, Community Counterterrorism ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) to establish the major metropolitan area counterterrorism training and exercise grant program, and for other purposes. Full text of the Community ...

September 9, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases September Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The September Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX). The “snapshot” is a monthly Committee assessment of the ...

September 1, 2016

McCaul Statement on Reported Death of ISIS’ ...

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today issued the following statement on the reported death of ISIS’ leading propagandist, Muhammad al-Adnani, as ...

August 30, 2016

McCaul on the President's Release of GTMO ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s release of 15 detainees from the ...

August 16, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases August Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The August Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX). The “snapshot” is a monthly Committee assessment of the ...

August 1, 2016

After A Month of Terror, ISIS Now Linked to 100+ ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  There have now been over 100 ISIS-linked terror plots against the West since 2014, according to a report released today by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul ...

July 20, 2016

Congress Has Taken Action to Address the Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of the most recent terror attack in Nice, France, and as Congress adjourns for August recess, it’s important to take stock of the hard work the House of ...

July 15, 2016

McCaul Statement on the Attack in Nice, France

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement on the heels of the attack in Nice, France: Chairman McCaul: "With the ...

July 14, 2016

McCaul Introduces Bill to Help Communities Better ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the spate of active shooter situations across the country—most recently in Dallas, Orlando, San Bernardino, and Chattanooga—House Homeland Security Chairman ...

July 14, 2016

Worldwide Threats to the Homeland: ISIS and the ...

This hearing will examine current threats to the U.S. homeland, especially from radical Islamist terrorists, and will review the efforts of the federal government to counter other emerging threats. ...

July 14, 2016

McCaul on House Passage of Four Critical Homeland ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed four critical bills to better secure and protect the homeland. The bills passed prevent foreign fighter travel to the U.S., improve airport security ...

July 11, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases July Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The July Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX). The “snapshot” is a monthly Committee assessment of the ...

July 6, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on the Homeland Safety ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the Homeland Safety and Security Act, H.R. 5611, introduced recently by Majority Leader ...

July 5, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on Recent Arrest at DHS ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reports indicated yesterday that a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employee with top-secret clearance had planned an attack at the agency's Washington headquarters earlier ...

June 22, 2016

McCaul Statement on the Administration's ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s unprecedented decision to redact reality out of the ...

June 20, 2016