Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the below statement following President Trump’s announcement on a new strategy for preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Sep 19, 2017 Op-Eds

None fully comprehend the dire threats facing the state of Israel better than Israelis themselves.

Since its creation in 1948, Israel has thrived in a region surrounded by few who recognize its existence as a state and adversaries who issue threats of annihilation on a regular basis. To say it is located in one of the most tumultuous regions in the world is an understatement.

Jul 28, 2017 Op-Eds

While there are plenty of critics of President Trump’s approach and style, many of his foreign policy decisions have been strong and decisive and stand in stark contrast to those of the Obama administration.

The Trump White House relishes American exceptionalism and enjoys promoting Western values. It clearly understands that there is no such thing as leading from behind when it comes to tackling the most pressing international security issues. 

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee – applauded Senate’s passage of the House bill H.R. 3364, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee – applauded the House passage of H.R. 3364, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee – applauded the decision by the Trump Administration to impose new sanctions on individuals and entities helping fuel Iran’s destabilizing activities.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee – applauded the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA). 

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee – released the below statement after the House passed – with his support - three bills to combat human trafficking, including the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) – Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee – released the below statement following the administration’s announcement of new sanctions on multiple Chinese entities and individuals that act as channels for illicit North Korean financial activity.

Jun 19, 2017 Op-Eds

For many years, I have had the privilege of chairing the United States-Mexico Interparliamentary Group, a bilateral working group established in 1960 to allow members of Congress from both countries to convene regularly and discuss ways in which our nations can enhance our partnership.

On June 4, the IPG held its 53rd meeting. As the chairman, I led a bipartisan delegation from Washington, D.C., to Mexico City to meet with our counterparts in the Mexican congress during one of the more challenging times in our relationship’s history.