September 8th, 2022
San Antonio received $3.8 million in Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) grant funding. This project assists high density, targeted areas by providing them with the ability to protect themselves against and recover from...
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...
June 20th, 2022
As an F-22 pilot in the U.S. Air Force and someone who served abroad in many different theaters, I spent my entire professional career looking at threats that were facing the United States—specifically focused on foreign...
January 24th, 2022
Last week I introduced a bipartisan resolution with over 100 signatures condemning the recent terrorist act on the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, TX.
October 19th, 2021
The mining and trade of illicit precious metals across the globe continues to pose a national security threat to the U.S. and our allies.
September 10th, 2021
We are urgently concerned about the Taliban’s naming of one of the FBI’s most-wanted terrorist operatives, Sirajuddin Haqqani, head of a terrorist group known as the Haqqani Network, as the country’s acting interior minister...
August 17th, 2021
There’s no question that al-Qaida, and ISIS, and other terrorist organizations will use this as an opportunity to reconstitute themselves and be a threat not only in the region, but to the American homeland.
April 12th, 2021
I yesterday sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken in response to President Biden's plan to send a reported $75 million in general economic support payments from the United States Agency for International...
August 3rd, 2020
With this enhanced capability, our nation will be better equipped to not only thwart cowardice acts of terror but also save lives. By solidifying a stronger partnership between social media companies and law enforcement, we...
February 24th, 2020
I have long called for the Financial Action Task Force to reimpose countermeasures against Iran, which are needed to protect the global financial system from Iran's illicit finance, and I applaud the Trump administration...
August 18th, 2022
Monday, I released a statement on the one-year anniversary of President Biden’s chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal:
July 18th, 2022
Last week, I discovered a ludicrous new policy that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented to protect potential terrorists in our country illegally.
March 23rd, 2022
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.
October 25th, 2021
A pair of New York attorneys pleaded guilty to their roles in firebombing a police car in Brooklyn during a George Floyd protest in May 2020.
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.
September 1st, 2021
My legislation delivers critical answers on who these prisoners are and who they are associated with to help understand the threat they pose, as well as our ability to respond.
May 24th, 2021
I’m proud to stand with the sovereign state of Israel, and by introducing this resolution, I hope my colleagues will join me in reaffirming the strong ties between our two countries.
September 10th, 2020
On this infamous date September 11, 2001, Americans were preparing to go to work, and unbeknown to them, terrorists were preparing to kill as many of those Americans as they could and to die along with the planes and...
July 22nd, 2020
This week I gave opening remarks for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies virtual event on ‘The Future of Iran.’ During my remarks, I called for collapsing the Iranian regime, following the example of U.S. policy toward...