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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas


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May 12, 2017 Press Release

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), House Homeland Security cybersecurity chairman, released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's Executive Order Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure issued Thursday:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

TEXARKANA, Texas – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced a major economic development win for the greater Texarkana region at a ceremony Thursday in New Boston, Texas.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement in response to the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey: 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted Thursday for the American Health Care Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal Obamacare and implement conservative health care reforms in its place. He released the following statement following the bill’s passage:

April 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 gained traction in the Senate earlier this month when Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein introduced companion legislation.

April 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) formally recognized a Rockwall resident Thursday for his extraordinary efforts to help a veteran in need. Stan Lowrance, a local dentist, received the “John Ratcliffe Lone Star Award” for providing pro bono dental care to a veteran who could not afford treatment for her painful condition.

April 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution (H.J. Res. 98) last week to bring much-needed fiscal discipline to Washington.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on the U.S. military strikes in Syria:

April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) bill to combat child exploitation was approved Wednesday by the House Judiciary Committee. The Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017 (H.R. 1842), which aims to close loopholes in the federal laws that punish sex offenders, was passed by voice vote.

March 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) praised Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s clarification that states are not obligated to comply with the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which was stayed by the Supreme Court last year.



February 11, 2015 Video

"Hi Friends, This week the President has continually attempted to downplay his foreign policy failures. But the fact is that we continue to live in a dangerous world where our enemies actively attempt to kill Americans and our allies and threaten our way of life.

February 5, 2015 Video

"Hello Friends,

I feel so blessed and so grateful to represent our district and I’m thankful for every day I get to work for you in Washington.

In the course of my duties as your congressman, my office provides many services that you will want to take advantage of.

February 5, 2015 Video

Congressman Ratcliffe's Statement on Repealing Obamacare: