July 21st, 2015
Last Tuesday, President Obama announced that he reached a “historic” nuclear deal with Iran. The only thing historic about this deal is how dangerous it is for the United States.
July 13th, 2015
Today the terrorist army of ISIS is stronger than ever. It maims, rapes, pillages, burns, and beheads in its zeal to commit religious genocide against anyone who disagrees with them.
July 7th, 2015
Today I issued the following statement on the passage of my amendments to H.R. 2822, the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
June 29th, 2015
According to news reports, ISIS is holding competitions at mosques to celebrate Ramadan. Here is the challenge: memorize the Koran. The prize--get this--is a young female sex slave.
June 26th, 2015
Today dozens of people in three different continents were slaughtered in terrorist attacks. In France, a person was beheaded and his head was left outside an American business that militants then tried to blow up...
June 18th, 2015
Chained to a bed in a warehouse, branded like cattle, these are just some of the horrific stories that I have heard from young girls who suffered as victims of human trafficking in my home State of Texas.
June 3rd, 2015
The rains came down and the floods came up. And although Texas did not receive Noah's 40 days and 40 nights of rain, the recent 10 days of rain were of Biblical proportions.
May 26th, 2015
It’s Friday night. You come home from work, tired and hungry for supper.There is a big stack of mail on the table you sift through, including one piece addressed to you from the government.You open the envelope only to find...
May 20th, 2015
In the early morning hours of Monday, while most of the city was asleep, the diligent Houston Police Department responded to a robbery call at an Exxon service station.
July 17th, 2015
This week, a seemingly normal young man-turned radical militant attacked military facilities in Tennessee, killing four Marines. These warriors, who devoted their lives to protecting America against enemies around the world...
July 10th, 2015
The President "avoids the battle, complains, and misses opportunities." Those were the words of Leon Panetta, President Obama's former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director, in 2011.
July 1st, 2015
Last month, President Obama admitted to the world that “we don’t yet have a complete strategy” to defeat ISIS. Unfortunately, recent events have proven his statement to be true. It’s been almost a year since the U.S.
June 28th, 2015
Like most Americans, I store a lot on my computer and on my phone: family photographs, personal calendars, emails, schedules, and even weekend to-do lists, or, as my wife calls them, honey-do lists.
June 24th, 2015
The Roman Empire was notorious in its massacre of Christians 2,000 years ago. Now Christians are once again facing deadly persecution. Barbaric terrorist groups like ISIS are stalking and attacking Christians wherever they...
June 11th, 2015
TSA is the government agency that is supposed to keep us safe at airports, safe from would-be terrorists that would go through screening and get on America's airplanes. It comes about as a result of the 9/11 attacks on our...
June 1st, 2015
I issued the following statement on the signing of S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act into law by President Obama. This bill was introduced by Congressman Ted Poe and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) in...
May 22nd, 2015
Wednesday the House passed historic, bipartisan legislation to combat human trafficking in America. The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA) is now on its way to the President's desk to be signed into law. JVTA was...
May 18th, 2015
Last week, I introduced H.R. 2255, a bill that would make the American Community Survey voluntary. Under the Constitution, the federal government must conduct a Census every ten years to account for the population. To do so...