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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

Congressional Leaders to Administration: Don't ...

Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), House ...

December 24, 2015

McCaul Statement in Defense of Visa Waiver ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today House Homeland Security Committee Chairman released a statement in defense of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention law (pg. 1869) recently ...

December 22, 2015

Landmark Cybersecurity Legislation Included in ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Every day, our government and businesses are under attack. Countries such as China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea carry out cyber-attacks while cyber thieves steal the ...

December 18, 2015

Omnibus Strengthens Defenses Against Homeland ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  In his State of Homeland Security Address last week, Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul said, “the state of our homeland is increasingly not secure.” He ...

December 18, 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

McCaul Announces Promotion of Margaret Anne Moore

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), today announces the promotion of Margaret Anne Moore to serve as the Committee’s Press Secretary: “Margaret Anne ...

December 11, 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

Visa-Waiver Program Gets Scrutiny: Lawmakers and ...

Wall Street Journal — By Kristina Peterson Following an initial clash over how to respond to the Paris terrorist attacks, Congress and the White House are finding more common ground in efforts to ...

November 29, 2015

American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With many of our nation’s top national security officials expressing concern over the ability to ensure ISIS terrorists are not exploiting the Syrian refugee program, the ...

November 19, 2015

Nation’s Top Security Officials’ Concerns on ...

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul stated yesterday during a pen and pad on H.R. 4038, “It is the Administration’s own officials that were warning us about this program. It’s not ...

November 19, 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

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

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