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.

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Six Chinese military aircraft transited the airspace of Turkey and Bulgaria, both of which are NATO members, on April 11 to deliver missiles to Serbia, a key ally of Vladimir Putin’s regime in Russia.
Iran nuclear weapons
Despite Biden's harsh rhetoric and Ukraine assistance to fight the Russia invasion, we are using Russia as an intermediary in the Iran surrender negotiations.
Kevin Brady House Floor
Thursday, I delivered remarks on the House floor in support of the Suspending Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Belarus Act and the Ending Importation of Russian Oil Act.
In a victory for border security efforts, H.R. 4209, the DHS Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Defense Act I introduced, passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday. 
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Thursday, I met with Granbury residents Paula and Joey Reed in my Washington, DC office. Wednesday night, Paula and Joey met with President Biden regarding the detainment of their son Trevor—a U.S.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday said the signals from peace talks with Russia could be called positive but added that they did not drown out the explosions from Russian shells.
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The ban on importing Russian oil from last week covers about 60 percent of what we buy from Russia. The rest of it is covered in these normal trading relationships. 
Poland, Germany, and really all of our NATO allies in Europe have been heroic in their response. It was heartwarming to see how they have opened their hearts, doors, and homes to the women and children, the elderly and...
border patrol
Now more than ever, our border patrol agents put their lives at risk every day they put on their uniform. The dedicated men and women who are sworn to protect and secure our border should be justly compensated, particularly...
The United States and Congress will be pivotal in turning the tide of this war and we must move forward with unwavering support for Ukraine.
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On Monday, I led 75 of my House colleagues in formally calling on President Biden’s Interior Secretary, Deb Haaland, to provide the Honor Flight Network with the vehicular escort services granted in past years.
border patrol
Our bill would mandate CBP identify and begin to implement changes to increase hiring and improve retention for CBP officers, Border Patrol agents, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents specifically in...
Ukraine
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and I released the following statements after our Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, a bill to authorize the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide...
These illegal marketplaces are a hub and a safe haven for some of society’s most dangerous criminals, and as these bad actors get more advanced, we need to ensure our law enforcement has the proper tools to crack down on...
Almost 300 people were released from Harris County Jail after a glitch caused a computer system to go down for two days.
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This resolution comes on the one-year anniversary of Harris’ appointment, and follows my visit to our southern border this week. I have visited the border three times in the past year. Harris has visited once for a brief...
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North Korea conducted what is thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test ever on Thursday, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, marking a dramatic end to a self-imposed moratorium on...
nuclear weapons Iran
A resurrected Iran Deal is a major threat to the U.S., Israel, and our Arab allies. We must pursue policies that keep Americans safe.
Germany's move to purchase this transformational 5th generation aircraft will increase coordination with our allies and strengthen NATO's defense posture to address threats abroad.
The Senate voted on the Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which funds the federal government through September 30, 2022. I spoke about my support for the bill on the Senate floor recently, and below is a summary...

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