Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

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Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after President Trump’s meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Michael McCaul (TX-10), Roger Williams (TX-25), John Carter (TX-31), and Lamar Smith (TX-21) announced that the U.S. Army selected Austin, Texas as the site for its Futures Command Center.

Jul 9, 2018 Op-Eds

On July 1, the Mexican people elected Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as their new president. During the campaign, Mr. Lopez Obrador used harsh anti-American rhetoric and promises of open-ended migration to Mexico to fuel his candidacy.

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Jul 6, 2018 McCaul Column

No matter your age, hearing the words ‘you have cancer’ from a doctor is frightening and life altering.  But hearing those words directed towards your child or young friend is even more horrifying.

When I was in elementary school, I lived this scenario.  My best friend was diagnosed with leukemia and sadly lost his life to the deadly disease. 

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Jul 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was selected by Speaker Paul Ryan to be a member of the House-Senate conference committee for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed seven bills to better secure our homeland by staying ahead of ever-evolving threats and improving our nation’s defenses. These bills raise the standards for transportation security by requiring enhanced evaluation of screening technologies and strengthening public transportation areas.

Jun 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, applauds the House passage of H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.

Jun 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on the situation at the southern border.

Jun 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the below statement following the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un.

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In The News

May 4, 2018 In The News

As a former federal prosecutor and current chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has battled drug cartels and terrorist groups like ISIS and al-Queda. Now McCaul, who represents Katy in Washington, D.C., said human traffickers are next.

Apr 16, 2018 In The News

When the waters were rising, everyone was paying attention, but now that they have receded, we must not forget those still hurting. It is crucial we stay focused on the needs of our communities, which do not end when the national media attention fades.

Apr 5, 2018 In The News

By: Congressman Michael McCaul

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Mar 3, 2018 In The News

Every year, fins from as many as 73 million sharks end up at markets around the world.

In many cultures shark fin is considered a delicacy. Often used in soup, it can sell for as much as $500 per pound.  

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Feb 25, 2018 In The News

Rep. John Culberson called on the U.S. Justice Department Friday to investigate whether the Army Corps of Engineers violated civil or criminal laws by failing to alert the public to its own forecasts showing that Hurricane Harvey could cause the Corps' two West Houston reservoirs to flood suburban neighborhoods.

Feb 24, 2018 In The News

The United States has ratcheted up pressure on North Korea, a move praised by U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas).

The Trump administration on Friday slapped sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with North Korea.

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Feb 12, 2018 In The News

When Rep. Michael McCaul was in grade school, he lost his best friend to cancer. It has always affected him, especially when he meets with constituents whose children are sick.

And then three years ago, he met an inspiring new friend.

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Oct 10, 2017 In The News

An engineering project proposed before the U.S. entered World War II could have reduced the effects from the massive flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey that sent thousands of people fleeing for their lives, the head of the House Committee on Homeland Security said Friday during a press conference at Katy's city hall.

Oct 6, 2017 In The News

Congressman Michael McCaul huddled with Katy and local officials regarding a possible new reservoir to be built near Katy.

McCaul said early projects for the reservoir are projected in the $550-600 million range but added that is a project that was planned 1940 but was aborted due to money issues.