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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

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