WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced legislation today to crack down on drug-facilitated human trafficking. The bipartisan, bicameral Protecting Rights of Those Exploited by Coercive Trafficking (PROTECT) Act (H.R.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the release and declassification of a memo prepared by the majority members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence regarding oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on Rep. Trey Gowdy’s (R-S.C.) announcement to leave politics and not seek reelection:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on his appointment to the House Ethics Committee:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the end of the Democrats’ shutdown of the federal government:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the Senate Democrats’ refusal to vote for House-passed legislation to keep the federal government open:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the House passage of S. 139 to reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA):
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the House passage of H.Res. 676 in support of the people of Iran:
WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) appeared on Fox News' Ingraham Angle Thursday with Jason Chaffetz to discuss their work on the House Judiciary and House Oversight Committees to look into the many abnormalities stemming from DOJ and FBI decisions in 2016 – including the handling of the Clinton email investigation.
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It's always inspiring when communities across the United States come together on Veterans Day to express our nation's gratitude for the brave men and women who've selflessly fought to defend our freedom.
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Three years ago, our country awoke to the grim reality that our Veterans Administration health care system had become so deeply flawed that many of our nation's heroes had died while waiting to receive care. With their names buried on secret waiting lists, it became evident that the VA system was more concerned about protecting the bureaucracy than caring for our veterans.
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A little over 15 years ago, the horrific events of 9/11 sent a clear signal to the world that the threats posed by radical Islamist extremism reach every corner of the globe. This tragedy that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people marked the worst-ever terrorist attack on U.S. soil. It was a moment and a day none of us will ever forget.
By John Ratcliffe
Special to The Jerusalem Post
The Congressional Art Competition, themed “An Artistic Discovery”, is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in each congressional district. Mr. Ratcliffe is extremely impressed with the quality of artwork his office received this year, and he is so proud of the talented youth in our district.
H.R. 3490, the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2015, is a much-needed bill that will help law enforcement fight back against increasingly sophisticated cyber crimes