Posts (Filtered by Counterterrorism)

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

Chairman McCaul Releases January ‘Terror Threat ...

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

January 11, 2016

McCaul Statement on Iraqi Refugee Arrests on ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released the following statement in response to the arrest of two Iraqi refugees in the United States on terror-related ...

January 8, 2016

How to unite privacy and security — before the ...

Sunday, December 27, 2015 By Michael McCaul and Mark Warner Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, is chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, ...

December 27, 2015

Committee to Take Action in Light of San ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the FBI investigation in San Bernardino unfolds, it is becoming more apparent that at least one of the terrorists broadcast violent jihadist views online, yet was still ...

December 14, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases December Terror Threat ...

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

December 10, 2015

Bill to Tighten Security of Visa Waiver Program ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, with an overwhelming and bipartisan vote of 407 – 19. The ...

December 8, 2015

McCaul Statement on Concerns Regarding Syrian ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today in his inaugural State of Homeland Security Address, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul brought to light new concerns regarding refugees with ties ...

December 7, 2015

Joint Committees Examine Growing Terrorist ...

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) held a joint hearing with House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) to examine the rising threat of radicalism. Members ...

November 18, 2015

H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign ...

A bill introduced by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), would put in place the most robust national-security vetting process in history for any refugee population and it gives the American people the ...

November 18, 2015

Homeland Security Committee Releases Report on ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Committee on Homeland Security released a Majority Staff Report today presenting the preliminary findings of a nearly year-long investigation into the counterterrorism ...

November 18, 2015

The Rise of Radicalism: Growing Terrorist ...

This joint hearing with the Committee on Foreign Affairs will examine how instability abroad creates dangerous safe havens for Islamist terrorists to train and recruit, as well as how our lack of a ...

November 18, 2015

McCaul Introduces Bill to Protect Americans from ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today took an important step forward in protecting the homeland from ISIS and other Islamist terrorists looking to ...

November 17, 2015

McCaul Calls for Obama to Suspend Admission of ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul sent a letter today calling for President Obama to temporarily suspend admission of Syrian refugees into the United States. Today, ...

November 16, 2015

McCaul Statement on Paris Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement today regarding the attacks in Paris. “My prayers are with the victims of these heinous ...

November 13, 2015

Chairman McCaul Statement on Airstrike Targeting ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul made the following statement regarding the Defense Department’s announcement that a November 12 airstrike targeted ISIS executioner ...

November 13, 2015

McCaul Statement on President’s Plan to Close ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul today blasted President Obama’s “reckless” plan to transfer hardened terrorists to U.S. soil. Many of the terrorists held at ...

November 10, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases November Terror Threat ...

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

November 2, 2015