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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

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October 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) penned an op-ed on the VA Information Technology Restructuring Act, which they introduced in the House and Senate.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s intent to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen for the position of Secretary of Homeland Security:

October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on reports that the IRS awarded a $7.2 million sole source contract to Equifax after knowledge surfaced about the company’s data breach that compromised the personally identifiable information of at least 145 million Americans:

October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection hearing today to examine how the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) is carrying out the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cybersecurity mission.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) recognized the Megyesi family of Fate, Texas this week as the 2017 Angels in Adoption honorees for Texas’ 4th District. The Megyesis were selected for their extraordinary perseverance in adopting two young children who were orphaned after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 

September 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee Chairman John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on Equifax’s decision not to take advantage of DHS’ Automated Indicator Sharing program prior to the massive data breach that exposed millions of its customers’ personal information:

September 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) launched the 2017-2018 Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP) this week. The program includes nearly 50 high school participants from across Texas’ 4th District.

The CSLP students gathered for their first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year in three physical locations: Rockwall, Texarkana, and Sherman.

 

September 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on his vote for the passage of the Hurricane Harvey relief package:

September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) chaired a cybersecurity hearing today that examined successful cyber workforce recruitment and retention strategies from leaders in the private sector, which may be utilized at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTION – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to end former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

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In The News

October 14, 2016 In The News

By Rep. John Ratcliffe
Special to Fox News

Nearly a decade ago, I had the honor and privilege of being appointed as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas by former President George W. Bush.

February 24, 2016 In The News

By John Ratcliffe and Will Hurd 

Special to Politico

November 23, 2015 In The News

By John Ratcliffe
Special to the Herald Democrat

The American people are rightfully afraid of what they see happening each night on their televisions. Paris is in a state of chaos in the wake of an ISIS-led attack that left hundreds dead and injured. The stakes are high, and the world is looking for American leadership.

April 3, 2015 In The News

By: Everett Clinton - Texarkana Gazette

Texakana Regional Airport is “imperative” to the community, and U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) is contacting federal officials to assist in keeping its air traffic control tower open. Read More...

January 13, 2015 In The News

By Matt Fuller

Posted at 8:43 p.m. on Jan. 12

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September 9, 2015 Video

"To protect and serve… these words are much more than a slogan seen on police cars across the county, it’s a promise. A promise our men and women in blue fulfill on a daily basis while they serve to uphold the pillars of law and order that our society depends on.

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