Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

McCaul Statement on Iran Sanctions

Feb 3, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, released the below statement following the administration’s imposition of sanctions on the Islamic republic of Iran in response to its ballistic missile test on Monday, January 30th. 

Chairman McCaul: “After being put on notice, the Ayatollahs should realize that under this new administration the days of turning a blind eye to blatant acts of aggression are over. I am pleased to see President Trump respond to the Iranian threat with the imposition of these sanctions and I look forward to working alongside his administration to ensure there remains to be real consequences for the regime’s overtly destabilizing activities. We must continue to apply pressure when needed and where needed until Iran changes its behavior and falls in line with international law.”

Congressman Michael McCaul has represented the 10th District of Texas since 2005.  Currently, he serves as Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and senior member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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