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McCaul: Congress Must Act to Ensure TSA Addresses ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at the request of House Homeland Security Chairman McCaul (R-TX), the GAO released a report that found that TSA could better incorporate risk into its method of selecting ...

May 31, 2016

Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, Committee ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Memorial Day weekend kicking off the high summer travel season, the House Homeland Security Committee today put forward bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative ...

May 26, 2016

It’s Time for the Senate to Act on House Passed ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Planes that fly from overseas airports directly into the United States offer a distressing opportunity for terrorists to fly nonstop into our country. Today House Homeland ...

May 24, 2016

McCaul Urges Senate to Act on Critical Bills to ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today urged the Senate to take action on two critical bipartisan bills the House passed this Congress that would ...

May 23, 2016

House Passes Key Bill to Streamline ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States faces the highest terror threat environment since 9/11. Today the House passed a bill to streamline and integrate counterterrorism activities at the Department ...

May 16, 2016

Homeland Security Bipartisan Delegation Examines ...

This week Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) returned to Washington, D.C. after leading a bipartisan Congressional delegation overseas to examine the spread of Islamist militant groups and the threats ...

May 12, 2016

FEMA Struggles to Meet Information Technology ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) critical mission to prepare for and respond to emergencies depends on vital information technology systems. A new ...

May 7, 2016

McCaul Led a Bipartisan Congressional Delegation ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today led a bipartisan Congressional delegation to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to visit the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) North Camp, ...

May 4, 2016

McCaul Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of U.S. ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. operation that killed Osama bin Laden: Chairman McCaul: "Osama bin ...

May 2, 2016

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

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

Continued Coordination Necessary to Ensure School ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report on security and emergency preparedness in our nation’s schools was released this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The report, GAO-16-144, ...

April 14, 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