Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

Three Years After Boston Bombing, Committee ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA) released the following statement on the third anniversary of the Boston Marathon ...

April 15, 2016

House Passes Five Homeland Security Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House unanimously passed five Homeland Security Committee bills to better safeguard our nation by voice vote. This brings the total number of bills the Committee has ...

April 13, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases New European Terror ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Building on the demand for the House Homeland Security Committee’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a new European Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by Chairman Michael ...

April 12, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on the Justice ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the Justice Department’s decision to end a court battle against the tech ...

March 28, 2016

In The Wake of Brussels Terror Attacks, Committee ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The day after terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium killed dozens and wounded hundreds more, the Homeland Security Committee today advanced seven important pieces of legislation ...

March 23, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on Brussels Terror ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the heels of terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium that killed dozens and wounded ...

March 22, 2016

Crucial Bill to Fight Terrorist Travel Passes ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  A bill that will help keep terrorists and foreign fighters from entering the United States overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. The measure was based ...

March 21, 2016

H.R. 4820, the Combating Terrorist Recruitment ...

A bill to be introduced by Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to use the testimonials of former or estranged violent extremists or their associates in order to ...

March 21, 2016

Women and Terrorism Roundtable

The Homeland Security Committee will host a roundtable discussion entitled “Women and Terrorism” chaired by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY). ISIS’s efforts to recruit ...

March 15, 2016

McCaul Announces ISIS Has Reached 75 Plots ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released a report, Terror Gone Viral. This report examines the 75 (to date) ISIS-linked terrorist plots against the ...

March 3, 2016

McCaul, Warner Lead Bipartisan Coalition to ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in a show of bipartisanship and bicameral cooperation to address the growing national security threat of “going dark,” House Homeland Security Committee Chairman ...

February 29, 2016

Key Homeland Security Bills Pass House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed three key Homeland Security Committee bills. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) introduced two bills, H.R. 3584, the Transportation Security ...

February 23, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on President’s Plan ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released the following statement in reaction to the President’s submission of a plan to Congress on closing down ...

February 23, 2016

McCaul, Miller on Further Travel Restrictions for ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI) today released the following statements on the Administration’s announcement ...

February 18, 2016

McCaul Releases February Terror Threat Snapshot

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

February 8, 2016

Crisis of Confidence: Preventing Terrorist ...

Terrorists have continually exploited weaknesses in our nation’s visa and refugee process as a means to gain access to the country. From 9/11 to San Bernardino and the recent case of Iraqi refugees ...

February 3, 2016

6 Foreign Fighter Task Force & 2 Homeland ...

H.R. 4408, the National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel Act of 2016, to be introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) H.R. 4407, the Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2016, to ...

February 2, 2016

McCaul, Miller Statement on Administration’s ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), author of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act ...

January 21, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on Senate Consideration ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released the following statement in response to Senate plans to take up the American Security Against Foreign Enemies ...

January 19, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on GITMO Transfer to ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released the following statement on the Obama administration’s transfer of ten Guantanamo Bay (GITMO) detainees ...

January 14, 2016

McCaul Prebuttal to State of the Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released the following prebuttal to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama came ...

January 12, 2016