Michael McCaul

Politico: Rep. McCaul Trying Again to Win DHS Job

Texas Rep. Mike McCaul is reportedly a candidate to take over the Department of Homeland Security, despite his long pro-business record and his long-standing support of delegating anti-terror tasks to Islamic political groups.


DHS John Kelly: Islamic Terrorists Are Sincere, So Regulate the Internet

Homeland security Secretary John Kelly acknowledged Thursday that sincere Islamic beliefs are fuelling deadly jihad attacks during Ramadan — but he quickly hid that key recognition behind vague suggestions that Christian and Jewish beliefs are also causing terrorism.


Speaker Ryan Gets Staged Horseback Border Tour From Officials

House Speaker Paul Ryan paid a visit to the Texas/Mexico Border where he was taken for a ride by a horse he could not control. Border Patrol agents quickly corralled the horse that attempted to run off with Speaker Ryan and led him back to the group.


EXCLUSIVE: Feds Should Reimburse Texas for Border Security Expenses, Say Congressmen

Two key congressional leaders told Breitbart Texas the federal government should reimburse the Lone Star State for border security expenditures. The comments from two committee chairmen follows a request from Texas House Republican leadership requesting reimbursement of $2.8 billion spent by the state on defending the state’s southern border with Mexico.

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Rick Perry Beats Ted Cruz in New 2018 Senate Primary Poll

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry beats U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in a hypothetical 2018 GOP senate primary poll published Thursday. The poll shows Gov. Perry with a 9 point lead over the incumbent freshman senator.

ALBIA, IA - JANUARY 26: Former Texas governor Rick Perry (L) speaks on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a media event before a campaign stop at Bogie's Steakhouse on January 26, 2016 in Albia, Iowa. The Democratic and Republican Iowa Caucuses, the first step in nominating …

GOP Rep McCaul Announces Bill Revoking Hillary’s Security Clearance

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) discussed legislation he was introducing which would revoke the security clearance for those demonstrating “extreme carelessness” with classified information, which is what FBI Director James Comey described presumptive


McCaul: ISIS Isn’t On The Run, It’s On The Rise

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” House Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) said that ISIS was not on the run as some have claimed, but instead, “It is on the rise.” Commenting on President Barack Obama’s speech


GAO: More Than a Third of Visa Waiver Countries Failing to Share Terrorists’ Info With U.S.

The Visa Waiver Program allows foreign nationals from 38, largely European, countries to travel to the U.S. without a visa for tourist and businesses stays up to 90 days. The program requires participating countries to enter into information sharing agreements to report travel threats. The GAO reports, however, that many VPW countries are not living up to their ends of the bargain.

Penelope Smith, of the US-VISIT Program, demonstrates the process of inkless fingerprints scanning during a news conference on the program October 28, 2003 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled the US-VISIT Program, which will capture more complete arrival and departure data, such as fingerprints and mug …

Royce, Congress Blast Kerry for Iran Visa Waiver

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) has sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry protesting his offer to allow Iran to bypass a new law restricting travel from countries that sponsor terror.

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DHS Plans to Increase Scrutiny of Social Media Posts by Visa Applicants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to increase scrutiny of social-media posts by visa applicants before certain individuals are permitted to enter the United States, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has learned from a person familiar with the plan.

A pupil uses a laptop computer during a english lesson at the Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy in Winterbourne near Bristol on February 26, 2015 in South Gloucestershire, England.

McCaul: Greatly Concerned About ISIS Bombs on American-Bound Flights

This week on “Fox News Sunday” with Chris Wallace while discussing the possibility of the Russian plane crash being caused by an ISIS bomb, the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) said he is “greatly concerned” about


Rep. McCaul Introduces Bill Requiring Congressional Approval for Refugees Resettlement

As the Obama administration moves forward with its plans to aggressively accelerate the admission of Syrian refugees, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) is looking to rein in those plans and provide Congress a voice in the matter. “This bill will rein in the Administration’s refugee resettlement plans and give Congress more control over the process by requiring the Administration to get affirmative approval from Congress through the enactment of a joint resolution before any refugees may be admitted into the United States,” McCaul said.


McCaul: ‘President Obama’s Policies Embolden Iran’s Leaders’

Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) slammed the Iran nuclear deal and declared, “President Obama’s policies embolden Iran’s leaders” during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows: “Earlier this week I had the honor of chairing the first-ever Congressional hearing at the