WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the House passage of H.Res. 676 in support of the people of Iran:
WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) appeared on Fox News' Ingraham Angle Thursday with Jason Chaffetz to discuss their work on the House Judiciary and House Oversight Committees to look into the many abnormalities stemming from DOJ and FBI decisions in 2016 – including the handling of the Clinton email investigation.
WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) and Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) will call on the Justice Department (DOJ) to investigate the Obama administration’s actions to thwart the arrest and prosecution of individuals running drug trafficking and money laundering operations to fund Hezbollah.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) in the U.S. House of Representatives. As the biggest tax cut since Ronald Reagan’s presidency, the bill will create bigger paychecks, spur job creation and knock the legs out from under Obamacare.
WASHINGTON – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) and Mia Love (R-Utah) submitted a letter to House leadership today calling for an inquiry into the improper public communication of information by members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) regarding the investigation into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to reverse Obama-era “net neutrality” regulations through FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order:
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act of 2017 (H.R. 3971) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill will reduce compliance costs for smaller community financial institutions by exempting them from certain escrow or impound requirements.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection, praised the House passage of legislation to reorganize the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at DHS on Monday.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of Homeland Security:
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By Nate Strauch, Herald Democrat
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...
By Matt Fuller
Posted at 8:43 p.m. on Jan. 12
Remarks as prepared for delivery:
Thank you Mr. Speaker,
In America, the most fundamental principle of our criminal justice system is that we are innocent until proven guilty. Operation Choke Point turns that sacred tenet on its head.