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Committee Releases Updated Encryption Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Michael McCaul today released an update to the committee’s report on encryption and its impact on law enforcement and ...

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

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

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

POSTPONED: Chairman McCaul to Visit Northern ...

WASHINGTON – Next week House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) will join U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan for an in-depth, day-long tour of Maine’s Northern Border ...

August 18, 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

McCaul Statement on U.S.-Cuba Agreement to Deploy ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After an over 50 year hiatus, regularly scheduled flights to Cuba are scheduled to begin at the end of this month. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced ...

August 10, 2016

Committee Releases DHS Overhead Waste Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)—the nation’s third largest federal department—continues to struggle with challenges from its initial integration of twenty-two ...

August 2, 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

McCaul on Administration’s Cyber Incident ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the last two years, Congress passed several important cybersecurity bills, authored by Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and others, that enhanced our nation’s cyber defenses ...

July 26, 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

McCaul Lauds Signing of Three Homeland Security ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the President signed into law three House Homeland Security Committee bills, H.R. 4698, H.R. 5338, and H.R. 2843, that optimize airport security checkpoints across the ...

July 15, 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 Release of the "28 Pages"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement on the newly declassified section of the 2002 Joint Congressional Inquiry into ...

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

Senate Democrats Must Act on Zika Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee Chairman Dan Donovan (R-NY) issued the ...

July 13, 2016

Statement on FAA Extension Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed a critical bill, H. Res. 818, the “FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016,” to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and ...

July 11, 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

McCaul Statement on Dallas Police Ambush

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement after law enforcement officials were targeted and shot in Dallas: Chairman McCaul: ...

July 8, 2016