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.

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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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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

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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

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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 …

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.

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