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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

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September 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted this week to permanently prohibit the U.S. from making ransom payments or cash payments to Iran. The Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (H.R. 5931), which passed in the House, clearly establishes that the Obama administration violated U.S. policy by paying ransom in exchange for the release of American hostages.

September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) formally launched his newly created Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP) Wednesday, which includes 86 high schoolers from across Texas’ 4th District for the 2016-2017 school year.

September 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Law enforcement officials from across the country confirmed the need for Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) legislation to protect access to life-saving defense equipment today before the House Homeland Security Committee.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation today to clarify the laws governing America’s most sensitive national security information.

August 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) today led a group of 50 Members of Congress in demanding that U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch appoint a special counsel to investigate the Clinton Foundation for allegedly using illegal tactics to allow its donors inappropriate access and influence over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

August 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today Kathleen Connor as the new regional representative in his Sherman district office. Connor will replace Kris McKinney, who recently retired from the position to spend more time with her young grandchildren.

August 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the launch of the Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP) for high school students in Texas’ 4th District.

July 25, 2016 Press Release

TEXARKANA, Texas – The office of Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the addition of Wounded Warrior Fellow, Charles Jordan, to the district staff. Jordan, a U.S. Army combat veteran, will serve as a constituent services liaison in the Texarkana office.

July 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

July 13, 2016 Press Release

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.

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