Tag: Defense

Statement on North Korea Missile Test

February 07, 2016

This type of provocative behavior is exactly why the House just passed additional sanctions to further isolate Kim's regime. Read More

Another Obama Administration Proposal to Transfer Guantanamo Detainees to the U.S.

January 14, 2016

Congress has spoken recently, definitively, and on a bipartisan basis: the terrorists held at Guantanamo should not be brought to the United States. Read More

Speaker Ryan & House Leaders Meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

January 13, 2016

It was an honor to welcome His Majesty King Abdullah to the Capitol this morning. Read More

#LastSOTU FACT CHECK: A Disastrous Foreign Policy

January 12, 2016

Recent polling shows that two-thirds of the public think we’re losing the fight against ISIS, and just 34 percent approve of the president’s handling of foreign policy. And for good reason. Read More

Statement on Iran's Detention of American Servicemembers

January 12, 2016

Our top priority is the safety and security of our servicemembers detained by Iran. Read More

We Can Do So Much Better...

January 12, 2016

We’re about 30 minutes into President Obama’s final State of the Union address and it isn’t going so well. Read More

House Will Act This Week to Confront Rogue Regimes

January 11, 2016

We don’t need more rosy rhetoric from a lame duck president—we need concrete actions to address these national security threats. And that’s exactly what we plan to do this week. Read More

Four Times the House Acted to Combat ISIS—Just in the Past Two Months

January 07, 2016

Here are four pieces of legislation that the House has passed dealing with this issue since Speaker Ryan took office: Read More

About last night…

January 06, 2016

The world is a safer place when we stand up to brutal regimes like those in Tehran, Damascus, and Pyongyang—and that’s not happening under our current president. Read More

A Fitting End to a Year of Disastrous Foreign Policy Decisions

January 04, 2016

Last week, the Obama administration welcomed in 2016 by backing down from its plan to impose additional sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program. It marked a fitting end to a year of disastrous foreign policy decisions. Read More