WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) introduced legislation today aimed at strengthening collaborative cybersecurity research and development efforts with Israel. The two bills come on the heels of the lawmakers’ congressional delegation trip to Israel in May, which focused on key cybersecurity issues facing both countries.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) grilled U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at a House Judiciary Committee Hearing today on her decision not to press criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following the FBI’s investigation on her use of an unsecured personal email system.
Reverses power grab by executive branch
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) legislation to reverse Constitutional erosion and stop overreach by administrative agencies passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 240 to 171.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday regarding the FBI investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of an unsecured personal email system:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) led 111 House colleagues last week in calling for clarification on compliance dates for the EPA’s sweeping energy regulations issued last August.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 5-3 ruling today against a Texas law regulating health standards in abortion facilities across the state in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) welcomed the grand prize winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, Rylie Power, to Washington today during her visit to the capital for the unveiling and award ceremony. Her winning artwork, “Elephant,” was hung in the Capitol building where it will remain on display amidst national lawmakers for one year.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision to effectively block the president’s use of executive action to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants in U.S. v. Texas:
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed two cybersecurity bills today, introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), with overwhelming bipartisan support. The legislation focuses on helping the government adapt to the rapidly evolving challenges posed by cyber adversaries.
WASHINGTON – In the wake of the terror attack in Orlando, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted this week to strengthen the military’s ability to combat terrorist threats posed by groups like ISIS, as a part of his ongoing commitment to providing for the common defense.