Homeland Security

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

Recent Activity

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.

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the subcommittees on Defense and Homeland Security met to consider their appropriations bills for fiscal year 2022. The measures were reported out to the full committee with concerns raised by Republicans.
 
Jun 29, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

These spending allocations will increase discretionary spending by hundreds of billions of dollars to an all-time high of $1.5 trillion.

This nearly 9% increase above fiscal year 2021 comes at a time of record-high deficits and debt:

May 20, 2021 Article

Madam Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 3237 – a bill to provide funding for Capitol security and other purposes.

Unfortunately, after several weeks of discussions, my colleagues on the other side of the aisle have chosen the path of partisanship instead of working together, and I want to explain how we ended up in this situation.

Apr 29, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris, the White House’s lead in stemming the flow of migrants at our southwest border, requesting an update on the results of the 60-day pause and review of border wall construction contracts. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.
Mar 11, 2021 Press Release
ICYMI: Today, House Appropriations Lead Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) and Republican Leadership, including GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), and Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), held a press conference on the ongoing border crisis that the Biden Administration refuses to acknowledge. Homeland Security Lead Republican John Katko (R-NY), Rep.
Mar 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) requesting that the Committee hold hearings on the ongoing security and humanitarian crisis at our southern border as soon as possible. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.

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