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.

Saturday's events in Butler, Pennsylvania were a tragic and dark moment for our nation. Like many of you, I have gone through a range of emotions: disbelief, shock, anger, sadness, and more. This event is a wake-up call to...
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) voted for the final passage of three Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) Appropriations bills in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Gonzales is a member of the House Appropriations Committee...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently rebranded the politically-biased “Experts Group” into the "DHS Intelligence Board." This board is made up of corrupt operatives like John Brennan and John Clapper, who...
Crime committed by illegal immigrants is an important and contentious public policy issue, but it is notoriously difficult to measure and compare their criminal conviction rates with those of other groups such as legal...
Last year, the software company Microsoft suffered from a cyberattack by a People's Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actor known as "Storm-0558." The cyberattacker infiltrated U.S. government accounts and...
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) voted to pass H.R. 8070, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25).
Congressman Keith Self participated in a parachute jump from a C-47 Skytrain over Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy, France to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day. He was joined by seven House Republican veterans, all...
Normandy
On June 6, 1944, Allied forces carried out the largest military invasion in history as they stormed the beaches of Normandy.
The U.S. Border Patrol celebrated their 100th anniversary last week. I was honored to cosponsor a resolution alongside my colleagues on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee to honor and commemorate the Border Patrol's...
U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) voted for the CBDC Ant-Surveillance State Act, legislation he also cosponsored, which protects Americans’ right to financial privacy by preventing the Biden administration from...
Since the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) came into force, it has been against the law for illegal immigrants to work in the United States.
Congressman Morgan Luttrell (R-TX) this week voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) Defense Appropriations Act, a legislative package aimed at bolstering America’s military readiness, deterring adversaries, and...
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) issued the below statement following the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) identification of over 400 illegal immigrants who came into the United States through an ISIS-affiliated...
DOD
Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Federal Workforce Chairman Pete Sessions (TX-17) today announced a hearing titled “Security at Stake: An Examination of DOD’s Struggling Background Check System” to examine...
Congressman Keith Self’s amendment to name a Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel after Lieutenant General Richard E. Carey passed by voice in the House of Representatives today.
Funding our military is one Congress’ greatest responsibilities. Today, I was proud to vote for the Servicemembers Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act. This year, House Republicans chose to...
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) advanced H.R. 8150, the Reducing Excessive Vetting Authorities to Maintain our Ports (REVAMP) Act, through the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year '25 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies funding bill. Through his seat on the House Appropriations MILCON-VA Subcommittee, Rep.
Congressman Tony Gonzales recently (TX-23) advanced several funding priorities for military installations, servicemembers, and veterans in Texas. These wins were delivered through the House Appropriations Committee's passage...
U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), along with 19 of their Senate colleagues, introduced a bipartisan Senate resolution recognizing May 28, 2024, as the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Border Patrol.

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