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.

“Jobs smash estimates with gain of 250,000, wage gains pass 3% for first time since recession”  - What an amazing headline from CNBC last week and there is no doubt about it—the American economy is booming. Across the nation...
One in ten Americans join the military and I am proud to say that the state of Texas consistently meets their quarterly quotas. Texans are raised with a sense of patriotism and civic duty, which is reflected by the number of...
The Trump Administration announced that it will re-impose a second wave of sanctions on the Iranian regime, following U.S. withdrawal from President Obama’s disastrous Iran nuclear deal.
Today I would like to honor the heroism of Specialist Fifth Class Clarence E. Sasser of the United States Army. Specialist Fifth Class Clarence E. Sasser was a private in the 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th...
There are only two Northern White Rhinos left in the world. These two remarkable creatures live under constant armed security because poachers and terrorists are determined to kill them for their horns. Guarding these rhinos...
On Saturday, October 27, as worshippers gathered to celebrate the naming of a new baby at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood, a gunman burst into the temple wielding three handguns and an...
Anyone who has listened to the news over the last few weeks has heard about ‘the mob’ moving north through Mexico — every news channel covers it every day.  But, what is it we don’t hear from the media?  How are...
A Russian national was charged by the U.S. for allegedly being one of the masterminds behind a conspiracy to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections, marking the first charges related to next month’s congressional...
Last month, Facebook disclosed that 50 million user accounts were compromised — with the data then being sold on the dark web.ICYMI, and additional 15 million accounts were compromised late last month — only this time — more...
A security camera purportedly captures a violent attack where a very large man beats a small woman over a parking spot in San Antonio, Texas.
As one wildfire keeps inflicting more tragedy in Northern California, millions of people in Southern California will face treacherous fire conditions Tuesday.
This Veterans Day, we pause to honor the selfless service and unyielding courage of the men and women of our Armed Forces. We say ‘thank you’ to every brave soldier, sailor, airman, marine, and coast guardsman who pledge...
President Trump's decision to restore all sanctions on Iran that had been removed under the terrible nuclear deal is to be applauded.  We now know that despite the Obama Administration's attempts to appease the mullahs in...
cybersecurity
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4th Amendment
Today I rise to talk about a looming menace to our democracy that has been pushed off the front pages but that, nevertheless, continues to compromise our individual liberty and freedom everyday— I am talking about the...
Police in Texas arrested a school bus driver after he drove into a flooded road with a student on board. A video camera showed the bus as it was swept away by a raging current.
It is tragic that someone obviously believed these bombs would achieve a meaningful political purpose. Fortunately, the Secret Service has great leads to run this investigation aggressively and efficiently. And the suspect(s...
The Green Berets are a special type of soldier. You have to be the best of the best: smart, tough, and an almost supernatural strength of will. Their qualification and training process is the toughest in the business—not...
Recently, the House passed two important bills to fight sexual assault and human trafficking. H.R.
capitol
In the last week days, we have accomplished three major things: water infrastructure, funding cold case prosecutions, and filling Justice Kennedy's seat on the United States Supreme Court.But our record of success is much...

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