Security

A strong national defense is vital in a post-9/11 world. That includes comprehensive border security. In keeping us safe, the government may be tempted to overreach in ways disturbing to those of us who value our liberty above all else. Spying on Americans in the name of security is unacceptable. Finding the right balance between our national security and our freedoms is essential in keeping Americans safe from terrorists who want to kill us because they hate our way of life.

As chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I am continuing my investigation into the Biden administration's disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan. This past week, I 
U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Tim Scott (R-S.C), members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined several of their Senate Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen and...
National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Recognized annually each year, this day is dedicated to the thousands of surviving veterans who served in the Vietnam War. We are grateful to have the Concho Valley Vietnam War Veterans...
WASHINGTON – Yesterday on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed legislation being considered by the House of Representatives to support Ukraine’s fight against Russia, including renewing the...
On the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) reproached Democrat Leader Schumer for his speech calling on Israel to hold new elections and criticizing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu five months after Hamas launched its...
On Wednesday, I was proud to join 352 of my colleagues in voting for H.R. 7521, the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act. This bill will force Bytedance — a company aligned with the Chinese...
The number one issue for my constituents — and millions of other Texans — is the southern border.
Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) cosponsored the Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act, legislation led by Congressmen Morgan Luttrell (R-Texas) and Chris Deluzio (D-Pa.), to amend the Omnibus...
I voted no on H.R. 5856.As I said last Congress when I voted against this measure, the scourge of human trafficking is an abomination and must be rooted out – the thousands of Americans and migrants sold into the sex...
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when our homeland was attacked. Since that time, there has been a desire for violent extremists to attack us again. We live in a dangerous time.
Monday on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) responded to reports that the Democrat Majority Leader will move to table the articles of impeachment of U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas...
As the Chair of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence, I have dedicated our efforts to uncovering and combating terrorism and transnational organized criminal...
On Friday, U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced their Contraband Awareness Technology Catches Harmful (CATCH) Fentanyl Act, which would help improve the process for inspecting cars,...
Congressman Morgan Luttrell (R-TX) today voted in support of the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act.
For months, I've been conducting a thorough investigation of President Biden's failed withdrawal from Afghanistan. It's crucial Congress determine exactly what went wrong in order to hold those accountable responsible and...
Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX-23) joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. María Elvira Salazar (R-FL) in sending a letter to President Joe Biden demanding he formally designate the vicious Tren de Aragua as a Transnational...
President Biden delivered his State of the Union address to Congress last night. During his speech, he discussed his radical priorities including endless American dollars to left-wing priorities, abortion up until the point...
With wars in Europe and the Middle East — coupled with international security challenges from Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea’s unholy alliance — it's clear our adversaries are becoming more aggressive.
Congressman Morgan Luttrell (R-TX) is introducing the Jalisco Cartel Neutralization Act in the House of Representatives. This bicameral legislation would require the Department of Defense (DoD) to establish a strategy to...

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