August 23rd, 2023
For more than three months, I have been asking the State Department to provide documents relating to the Biden administration's chaotic and deadly Afghanistan withdrawal. And for months, the State Department has refused to...
August 16th, 2023
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.
April 27th, 2023
Since August 2021, I've pushed President Biden and Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken for answers on why the withdrawal from Afghanistan was such a disaster. Part of what I requested is the release of the...
March 10th, 2023
This week, as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, I held a hearing on President Biden's chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan — an unmitigated disaster of epic proportions.
November 4th, 2022
I sent letters directing the Biden Administration’s Homeland Security Officials to preserve documents related to the Administration’s disastrous failures along the U.S.-Mexico border and in its withdrawal from Afghanistan....
August 25th, 2022
I issued the following statement in response to statements by Biden administration officials that they are prepared to accept Iran’s terms for entering a new nuclear deal:
August 23rd, 2022
I joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul in releasing an interim report entitled, “A ‘Strategic Failure’: Assessing the Adm
August 4th, 2022
I released the below statement following Monday's airstrike killing Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri:Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was an enemy of the United States, a danger to our national security and allies, and an...
March 1st, 2022
The evangelical leaders’ letter, which was affirmed by approximately 900 signatories from across the country, also urges Congress to pass legislation to grant permanent legal status to other categories of immigrants who are...
October 7th, 2021
A Marine lieutenant colonel who was imprisoned for criticizing military leadership about the withdrawal from Afghanistan, during which a suicide attack left 13 soldiers dead, has been formally charged with six violations of...
August 16th, 2023
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...
July 31st, 2023
President Biden failed America, our troops, and our allies when he withdrew from Afghanistan without a plan of action.
April 11th, 2023
Last week, the Biden administration finally announced they will share the Afghanistan withdrawal after-action report, a document I have requested for months.
November 21st, 2022
Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Ensuring America's Critical Infrastructure Act, which would codify 16 infrastructure sectors as “critical infrastructure.” These sectors include Chemical, Commercial...
October 27th, 2022
I released the following statement after Latifa Sharifi, an Afghan human rights lawyer who was not able to leave the country in the midst of the Biden Administration’s withdrawal, arrived safely in Texas after months of...
August 24th, 2022
With the one-year anniversary of the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan and the fall of Kabul, several prominent evangelical leaders have sent a letter to Congress, urging members to pass legislation that would allow...
August 18th, 2022
Monday, I released a statement on the one-year anniversary of President Biden’s chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal:
May 12th, 2022
More than 70,000 (over 94%) of Afghans resettled in the U.S. thus far have been processed under humanitarian parole. Parole offers only limited, temporary benefits and — unlike refugees and SIVs — no clear path to permanent...
February 16th, 2022
During the Afghanistan evacuation and in the six months since, hundreds of stories have come to light, highlighting how President Biden’s willful blindness to the situation on the ground, coupled with his administration’s...
September 30th, 2021
Congress has a constitutional duty to conduct oversight on this tragic mistake, especially as President Biden claims to proceed with an "over-the-horizon" counterterrorism strategy.