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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas


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May 1, 2015 Press Release

This week, The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2029, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. This bill provides funds for military construction and funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs. U.S. Rep.

April 28, 2015 Press Release

The Export Import Bank (Ex-Im) is a federal agency that seeks to increase U.S. exports to other countries by giving taxpayer-funded loans to American companies. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding calls for its reauthorization by Congress:

April 23, 2015 Press Release

In a vote of 355 - 63 H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement (NCPA) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and now will make its way to the Senate.

April 22, 2015 Blog Post

As I was touring the district these last two weeks, I heard from many constituents about the excess and waste of the federal government. Now I'm back in Washington, DC and am working hard to put an end to the abuse of your hard-earned taxpayer dollars.

April 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— The House Judiciary Committee approved H.R.1759, the All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act, by a vote of 14-9.

April 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington DC – Yesterday, the Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to improve our nation’s cybersecurity defenses by encouraging voluntary sharing of cyber threat indicators critical to preventing future attacks.

April 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, and U.S. Rep.

April 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington DC – Currently, the national debt sits at a staggering $18 trillion. Within the next decade, the interest on this debt alone will cost American tax payers over $800 billion a year. Admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently stated that our skyrocketing debt represents one of the greatest threats to our national security.

April 2, 2015 Press Release

Rockwall, TX - U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement today after the administration announced a framework for a nuclear deal with Iran:

March 31, 2015 Editorial

As members of the U.S. House of Representatives we recognize that the power to consent on executive branch nominees resides in the Senate.  The Senate also has the power, indeed, the obligation to reject those nominees unfit for service.  We believe that Loretta Lynch, who has been nominated by the President to serve as the nation’s next Attorney General, falls in the unfit category.