Homeland Security

1036 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-3481
Ranking Member: Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, Tennessee

Recent Activity

May 10, 2022 Article

Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 7691, a bill that would provide additional assistance to Ukraine and other partners in the region.

Ten weeks ago, we witnessed Russia begin its attack on the sovereign nation of Ukraine.

Apr 28, 2022 Press Release
Due to this administration’s open border policies, illegal crossings have skyrocketed. A record number of migrants crossed the border illegally last year, and this year is set to be no different. On average, Border Patrol Agents encounter 7,000 individuals a day.
Apr 27, 2022 Article

Thank you, Madam Chairwoman. Welcome, Secretary Mayorkas. I sincerely thank you for joining us today.

Continuing the dialogue that we had on a bipartisan basis before the Easter break will be important in the weeks to come.

Apr 26, 2022 Article

I want to thank the chairwoman for holding this important hearing on the Department of Homeland Security’s fiscal year 2023 budget. 

Thank you also, Secretary Mayorkas for joining us. We look forward to your testimony today.

Apr 4, 2022 Article

Lead Committee Republican Kay Granger wrote an op-ed for The Washington Times on the crisis at the southern border, warning that the situation could become catastrophic if we don’t change course. The piece was published shortly after the administration announced plans to stop enforcement of Title 42.

Mar 9, 2022 Article

Mister Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 2471, a bill that will provide funding for the Federal Government through the end of this fiscal year.

While it has taken us far too long to get here, I am glad we were able to produce a bill that includes many funding priorities that I support.

Jul 16, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

The revised spending allocations presented today contain only technical corrections to the initial allocations, which were adopted on a party-line vote two weeks ago. 

Because there are no substantive changes from the initial allocations, I must once again oppose them. 

Jul 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills for the subcommittees on Defense and Homeland Security. Committee Republicans were unable to support the bills due to the total spending level and controversial policy provisions that are in the bills.

Jul 13, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

First, I want to thank the subcommittee chair, Ms. Roybal-Allard, and the ranking member, Mr. Fleischmann, for their work on this Homeland Security appropriations bill. It’s a very important bill, and I know you have put a lot of work into this.

Jun 30, 2021 Article

I would like to Chair Roybal-Allard and Ranking Member Fleischmann for your work on this Homeland Security appropriations bill for fiscal year 2022.  

I know that you both try to work together when it is possible, but unfortunately, there are just too many differences of opinion in this year’s bill, and I oppose it in its current form.