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.

Iran-controlled Hamas terrorists launched a literal war against Israel last week. Our Israeli allies will now do what they must to defend themselves and I stand with them as they confront this violence and these atrocities...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), along with Sens. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.), and seventeen additional Senate colleagues, sent a bipartisan letter to the United States National Archives and Records Administration (...
Pentagon
Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) along with Senator JD Vance (R-OH) and Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) caution Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin from sending U.S. military advisers to Ukraine.
Tens of thousands of migrants are flooding our southern border daily while the Biden Administration wastes its resources setting up an ‘Experts Group’ that includes former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and...
rio grande mussels
House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19), House Homeland Security Chairman Mark E. Green, M.D. (TN-07), House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and Border Security Caucus Co-...
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) introduced the Curbing Offenses on Policing Services (COPS) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The COPS Act increases penalties for individuals who assault first responders and law...
Homeland Security Chairman Mark Green and I sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and National Counterterrorism Center Director Chris
It’s incredibly alarming to hear that the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) expelled Taiwan and admitted China as a permanent observer. Taiwan has been a critical partner to PARLACEN and has helped grow Central America’...
China
Last week, Representative Chip Roy (TX-21) led 14 House Republicans in demanding answers from the acting director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding payments to NIH employees — including Dr.
Nearly 20 years of American military service and sacrifice were undone in a matter of days as President Biden ignored the advice of top military officials, causing serious damage to America’s credibility and the needless...
Today, Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), head of the U.S. delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, issued the following statement with fellow delegation members Reps. Gerald Connolly (VA-11), Linda Sanchez (CA-38),...
border security
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) introduced the Strengthening Authorities for Expedited Removal (SAFER) Act on Friday. The SAFER Act would impose stricter asylum standards, strengthen enforcement partnerships with Latin...
James Dominguez
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) introduced legislation to rename the Border Patrol checkpoint located on U.S. Highway 90 West in Uvalde County, Texas as the James R. Dominguez Border Patrol Checkpoint. On July 19, 2012,...
Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) joined Congressman Juan Ciscomani (AZ-06) to introduce new legislation that would impose federal penalties on anyone who engages in high-speed car chases with Border Patrol or other law...
nuclear weapons
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement today after reports confirmed that President Biden and Biden administration officials are proceeding with a...
Representative Chip Roy (TX-21) called out San Antonio District Attorney Joe Gonzales for supporting soft on crime bail policies after two SAPD police officers were shot and another was injured. The alleged perpetrator is a...
veteran
On Friday, Representative Chip Roy (TX-21) reintroduced the Defending Veterans' Second Amendments Rights Act, an effort to protect the Second Amendment rights of the brave men and women who have served our nation.
health care
Representative Chip Roy (TX-21) will reintroduce the Veteran Access to Direct Primary Care Act on Friday to grant veterans access to an innovative new health care option.
AI
To maintain United States leadership over our adversaries in technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), we must unleash the full potential of American innovation. I was very excited to introduce the CREATE AI Act...
President Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan left more than 1,000 American citizens behind enemy lines, billions in U.S. military equipment in the hands of the Taliban and 13 service members dead.

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