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House Leaders Press President Obama on ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), House ...

January 28, 2016

Ensuring DHS is prepared to fight cyberattacks

Bloomberg Government regularly publishes insights, opinion and best practices from our community of senior leaders and decision-makers. This column is written by Congressman Michael ...

January 27, 2016

McCaul, Miller Statement on Administration’s ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), author of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act ...

January 21, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on Senate Consideration ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released the following statement in response to Senate plans to take up the American Security Against Foreign Enemies ...

January 19, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on Implementation of ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released the following statement on the implementation of the Iran deal. "I have said from the start that the ...

January 17, 2016

Chairman McCaul Statement on GITMO Transfer to ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released the following statement on the Obama administration’s transfer of ten Guantanamo Bay (GITMO) detainees ...

January 14, 2016

McCaul Statement on State of the Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In reaction to President Obama’s final State of the Union address, Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released the following statement. “The ...

January 12, 2016

McCaul Prebuttal to State of the Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released the following prebuttal to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama came ...

January 12, 2016

Chairman McCaul Releases January ‘Terror Threat ...

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

January 11, 2016

McCaul Statement on Iraqi Refugee Arrests on ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released the following statement in response to the arrest of two Iraqi refugees in the United States on terror-related ...

January 8, 2016

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