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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

Press Releases

July 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) advocated this week for the Red River Army Depot’s (RRAD) ongoing importance in support of our nation’s warfighters. 

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the final passage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill contains $708.1 billion to boost military readiness and rebuilding efforts, combat global terrorism and enact the largest military pay raise in nine years.

July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe's (R-Texas) Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act (H.R. 6443) was approved today by the House Homeland Security Committee.

July 20, 2018 Press Release
Army veteran, Charles Jordan, will continue service in Texarkana office

TEXARKANA, Texas – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the hire of Wounded Warrior Fellow, Charles Jordan. After two years of service in Ratcliffe’s Texarkana office through the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program, Jordan will join the staff as a full-time constituent services representative, handling the majority of casework for the region.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), chairman of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee on the House Homeland Security Committee, introduced legislation today to advance and modernize the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation (CDM) program.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of legislation (H.Res. 990) to back the critical mission of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency and knock down recent calls by Democrats in Congress to abolish it.

July 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) congratulated Rockwall native, Emma Bishop, today for her successful completion of a congressional internship in his Washington office this summer. Bishop graduated from Rockwall High School in 2017 and will enter her sophomore year at The University of Texas at Dallas in the fall.


July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced legislation to eliminate barriers to the construction of the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir (LBCR). The North Texas Water Supply Security Act (H.R. 4423) reforms litigation processes to allow the project to be completed in a timely manner.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

I could not be more pleased with President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh’s extensive legal experience, including his service as a federal appellate judge on the D.C. Circuit Court, qualifies him as an excellent candidate for this important position that will have a lasting impact on our country.

June 25, 2018 Press Release
Questions potential political motivation of concurrent Trump campaign investigation
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) called on top national security officials today to provide answers on the Obama administration’s “stand-down” order in response to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.