Tag: National Security

Ryan Applauds Passage of Intelligence Authorization Act

December 01, 2015

"The recent attacks in Paris were a painful reminder that we must always be vigilant against threats at home and abroad." Read More

Statement on Passage of Plan to Pause Syrian Refugee Program

November 19, 2015

Today the House put politics aside to help keep the American people safe. Read More

‘This Is An Important First Step’

November 19, 2015

WASHINGTON — At his weekly press conference, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) discussed the fight against ISIS and the need to protect the American people from terrorists trying to take advantage of our refugee program. Read More

Watch Speaker Ryan’s Interview on Fox News’s Hannity

November 19, 2015

“This should not be about Republicans and Democrats—this should be about keeping America safe,” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said last night during an appearance on Fox News’s Hannity with Sean Hannity. Here are excerpts from their conversation on the Syrian refugee crisis and eliminating the threat of ISIS. Read More

President’s Attorney General Confirms: Gitmo Detainee Transfer against the Law

November 17, 2015

Today, Speaker Ryan signed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1356), which overwhelmingly passed the House by a vote of 370 to 58. The bill will soon head to President Obama’s desk for signature. The legislation maintains the long-standing prohibition on the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States. Read More

Speaker Ryan Signs Bill Requiring President to Prepare a Plan to Defeat ISIS

November 17, 2015

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signed the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1356), a bipartisan national defense bill that requires President Obama to put forward a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS. Read More

Ryan: The Ultimate Solution Is a Strategy to Defeat ISIS

November 17, 2015

In the end, the ultimate solution to this crisis is a strategy to defeat ISIS. All of this rises above politics. This is not about politics. This is about national security. Read More

Team Clinton Claims Rules on Classified Info Don’t Matter

September 08, 2015

In short, the former Secretary of her State and her team have gone from swearing seven ways to Sunday that there was no classified information in her personal emails, to promising that there was nothing in her emails that was classified at the time, to explaining that there was nothing in her emails that was marked classified at the time, to saying the rules regarding classified information don’t matter. Read More

A Reminder from Netanyahu

August 05, 2015

Today, after President Obama delivered a speech praising his own administration's work on reaching "a very good deal" with the regime in Iran, it seems prudent to reflect back on another speech delivered in Washington, DC, just five months ago. Read More

After Bergdahl, Republicans Impose Greater Restrictions on Releasing Terrorists from Gitmo

April 28, 2015

Even as Islamic jihadists are beheading Americans, the White House is so eager to bring these terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to the United States that it is examining ways to thwart Congress and unilaterally re-write the law. Read More