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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

Committee Releases New TSA Misconduct Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Majority Staff of the House Homeland Security Committee released a new report entitled, “Misconduct at TSA Threatens the Security of the Flying Public.” This ...

July 7, 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

Committee Releases Encryption Report, “Going ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino have sparked a public debate on the use of encryption in our society because the attackers used encrypted communications to evade ...

June 29, 2016

McCaul on the Benghazi Committee's Final Report: ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the heels of the Select Committee on Benghazi’s final report: Chairman McCaul: ...

June 28, 2016

Chairman McCaul's Cuban Visa Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite President Obama opening friendly relations with Cuba, the Cuban government failed to approve visas for Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-TX) ...

June 24, 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

House Passes Two Homeland Security Bills ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today moved key legislation to promote innovation and increase collaboration between the federal government and emerging technology developers and firms. Chairman ...

June 21, 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

In the Wake of Orlando, House Passes Bundle of ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the heels of the Orlando massacre, America’s deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11, the House moved quickly and aggressively on legislation that will better protect our ...

June 16, 2016

Leader McCarthy and Chairman McCaul Announce ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the House’s upcoming vote ...

June 14, 2016

Orlando: "Our Thoughts and Prayers Are With the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With more than fifty people dead and dozens more wounded after the Orlando nightclub terror attack, House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following ...

June 12, 2016

Op Ed: A Republican plan to lead on national ...

The verdict is in: President Obama has been the worst foreign policy president in our lifetimes. His strategy of “leading from behind” has led us into danger, and as a result, the American ...

June 9, 2016

House Passes Bill to Increase Passenger Screening ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With summer travel season underway, today the House passed a commonsense bill to alleviate passenger wait times and optimize airport security checkpoints across the United ...

June 7, 2016

GAO Report Highlights Serious Gaps in ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A report released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlights glaring security gaps in our counterterrorism cooperation with overseas partners. The ...

June 7, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases June Terror Threat ...

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

June 2, 2016