Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

President Obama’s Plan to Move Gitmo Detainees ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama’s plan to move Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) detainees to prisons inside the United States was a hot topic on Capitol Hill today. Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), Chairman of ...

April 28, 2016

Transferring Guantanamo Bay Detainees to the ...

Following the release of the Administration’s February 2016 plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, this hearing will examine state and local perspectives regarding the impact of ...

April 28, 2016

House Passes Three Vital National Security Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House passed three vital national security bills, including H.R. 4820, a bill that helps to combat ISIS and other terrorist groups’ recruitment of Americans by ...

April 26, 2016

Fox News Opinion: We cannot allow ISIS to harness ...

After the Paris and Brussels attacks, Americans are rightfully worried about ISIS operatives infiltrating the United States to plot attacks. Since 2014, more than 80 ISIS-linked individuals have ...

April 26, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases April Terror Threat ...

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

April 21, 2016

Chairman McCaul visits the National ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-TX) visited the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). As part of his continuing oversight efforts ...

April 19, 2016

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