Foreign Affairs

American leadership on the global stage is critical. As a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I am responsible for oversight of State Department policy and promoting a responsible legislative agenda that bolsters international engagement with our allies, counters the aggressive policies of our adversaries, and advances the common interests of nations in defense of stability and democracy around the globe.

Learn more about the committee here: https://foreignaffairs.house.gov/

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Mar 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C.—Representatives Michael McCaul (TX-10), Lead Republican of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Chairman of the Committee, participated in a panel at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Conference to discuss their strong support of the U.S.-Israel relationship and their bipartisan work on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Key highlights are below. 

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10), the Lead Republican on the Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement on the death of Qasem Soleimani.

“Iran and its terrorist proxies killed an American this week and attacked our embassy, threatening hundreds of Americans. This came after months of escalating Iranian aggression against the United States and our allies in the Middle East.

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. –  House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and Ranking Members Rep. Michael McCaul (House Foreign Affairs), Rep. Devin Nunes (House Intelligence), and Rep. Mac Thornberry (House Armed Services) released the below statement following their meeting at the White House on Iran’s increased aggression: 

May 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX) delivered the following remarks at a press conference to announce the filing of a discharge petition on his bill, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act. H.R. 336 is a four-part legislative package to protect U.S. national security interests in the Middle East.

Apr 30, 2019 Press Release
Setting a bold legislative agenda, the “50 in 50” initiative drives thoughtful solutions to project America’s global leadership, counter acts of aggression by foreign adversaries, and protect American national security interests at home and abroad.

Mar 18, 2019 Press Release

AUSTIN – Congressman Michael T. McCaul (R-TX), the Lead Republican of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Chairman Emeritus on the House Homeland Security Committee, joined more than 140 Austin business, veteran, and community leaders today for a conversation on America’s global leadership and the benefits it produces for Texas.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, House Foreign Affairs Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX) introduced bipartisan legislation to bolster U.S. business competitiveness abroad by prioritizing economic and commercial diplomacy through enhanced partnership integration with the Department of State, Department of Commerce and U.S. diplomatic missions throughout the world.