Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

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Apr 21, 2017 McCaul Column

As a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, part of my work in Congress consists of developing a strong U.S. foreign policy targeted towards nurturing relationships with our key allies, countering adversaries seeking to undermine our national security, and working diligently to mitigate the threats we face abroad to  prevent them from reaching our shores. While we must remain clear-eyed about the threat posed by terrorism, we must also be willing to confront the dangers to our national security from nation states, such as North Korea and Syria.

Apr 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) - a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee - released the below statement following the administration’s decision to launch an interagency review on the Iran nuclear deal.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – a senior member on the Foreign Affairs Committee – released the below statement following the U.S. military strikes in Syria. 

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), a senior member on the Foreign Affairs Committee, released the below statement following the deadly chemical attack in Idlib, Syria. 

Apr 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the below statement regarding the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s decision to dissolve the country’s democratically elected National Assembly. 

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – a senior member on the Foreign Affairs Committee – supported the passage of three bipartisan measures out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee that address the urgent threats posed by the regime of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Specifically, these measures enhance North Korea sanctions, condemn its ICBM development, and urge the State Department to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. 

Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Michael McCaul (R-TX) - senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee - and Eliott Engel (D-NY) – Ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee – introduced a resolution to expose the Iranian regime’s state-sponsored 1988 massacre of men, women, and children.

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, questioned the former President of Estonia and other witnesses on the panel at the Foreign Affairs hearing on ways the U.S. can better counter Russia’s weaponization of information and other hostile acts. 

Watch the clip of Congressman McCaul here.

 

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Mar 8, 2017 Op-Eds

Most of time, North Korea is a minor international irritant: a regime that throws public temper tantrums and makes outlandish claims and accusations. However, in recent weeks the world was reminded why the North poses a persistent threat to American and international security—and why the United States should do more to deter Pyongyang’s increasing belligerence.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Michael T. McCaul (R-TX), Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and John R. Moolenaar (R-MI), Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), and Albio Sires (D-NJ), introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to reaffirm the United States Congress’s commitment to fighting corruption in Central America.