World

I introduced the Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2019, legislation that would impose sanctions and travel restrictions on Vietnamese nationals complicit in human rights abuses.
On the weekend of May 4th, Hamas and other terrorist groups fired more than 600 rockets into Israel from the Gaza strip. Their aim is to kill innocent civilians and sow chaos. But the Israelis have remained strong, and I am...
Tuesday I delivered the keynote address at the Center for a Secure Free Society's event entitled: ‘The VRIC: Tracing the roots of Venezuela, Russia, Iran & China security & intelligence cooperation.' Last year, I...
Central American aid
Last week I urged the Trump Administration to reconsider its plan to cut U.S. assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
I issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration will grant major exemptions and waivers to recent sanctions against Iran:
These terrorist attacks are a stark reminder that Christians remain the most persecuted and targeted religious group in the world, and that we must redouble our efforts to combat religious persecution.
Deepening Israel's sovereignty and control over the Golan Heights is in America's national security interest.
Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
On its 70th anniversary, NATO remains more important than ever to the security of the free world because Russia still poses a threat to the alliance.
I led a letter to President Trump supporting his ‘maximum pressure strategy’ against Iran and urging him to refrain from renewing further sanctions exemptions to countries that are currently importing Iranian oil. 
The Ayatollahs have returned to open nuclear blackmail, and threatened today to accelerate their nuclear work if they do not get more concessions from the international community even as they continue exporting terrorism,...
Paris Agreement
Thursday, I released the following statement after voting in opposition of H.R. 9, The Climate Action Now Act. 
Judge Deborah Taylor said Assange's time in the embassy had cost British taxpayers the equivalent of $21 million, and that he had sought asylum in a "deliberate attempt to delay justice," according to Reuters.
The United States on Monday designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented declaration against a foreign government that may prompt retaliation and make it harder for American...
This assistance supports efforts to address the challenging economic and security conditions that help form the root causes of mass child and family migration to the United States. It also enables us to combat transnational...
This decision will deprive the Ayatollahs of billions of dollars that they would have spent undermining the security of the United States and our allies, building up Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and...
Easter
Holy Week is the holiest of times for Christians worldwide.  Seeing the Notre Dame Cathedral fall during this time was heart wrenching to watch for many reasons.  First and foremost it is a historic landmark for Catholics.  ...
Freeport resident Lucy Soule, 22, said it was “weird” having been in the church right before this happened. “Now you can smell it burning.”
Today I issued the following statement applauding the Trump administration for designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO):
Russia has one goal: to erode trust in our democratic institutions – between the American people and our intelligence services, between our intelligence services and our legislative branch, between our legislative branch and...

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