Tag: National Security

The president is still considering unilateral action to close Gitmo

May 03, 2016

Yesterday, President Obama admitted that he is still considering taking unilateral action to close our detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. The House has already made all legal preparations necessary should the administration seek to ignore the law. Read More

Speaker Ryan at Georgetown: ‘The America that you want is the America that we want’

April 28, 2016

Yesterday, Speaker Ryan hosted a town hall with millennials at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service. Check out some of the latest coverage of the event → Read More

Statement on the Administration's Purchase of Heavy Water from Iran

April 22, 2016

“For Tehran, the nuclear agreement is the gift that keeps on giving." Read More

Is Secretary Kerry about to give Iran access to the dollar this Friday?

April 21, 2016

Here’s what he said when asked whether an agreement was reached on the dollar issue: Read More

The Administration Should Rule Out Additional Concessions to Iran

April 18, 2016

Here’s the bottom line: The administration should definitively rule out any potential workaround that provides Iran—directly or indirectly—with access to the dollar or the U.S. financial system. Read More

Continuing the Dialogue with Regional Security Partners, Ryan Delegation Travels to Riyadh

April 07, 2016

The Saudis are a strategic partner of the United States in the fight against ISIS and other extremist groups in the region. Read More

At Iron Dome, Ryan Delegation Views Critical U.S.-Supported Missile Defense System

April 05, 2016

One of the greatest successes of the U.S.-Israel security relationship has been the Iron Dome missile defense system. Read More

The Obama Foreign Policy Legacy in Six Photos

April 01, 2016

President Castro’s failed attempt to pose an iconic image raising hands with President Obama was just the latest in a series of photos that have come to define this administration’s foreign policy legacy. It’s a legacy of disastrous attempts to appease dictators at the expense of alienating allies—and one that may be best summarized with photos Read More

A Confident America Stands by Its Allies

March 22, 2016

Yesterday, Speaker Ryan addressed nearly 18,000 pro-Israel activists at the 2016 AIPAC Policy Conference. His speech focused on the importance of maintaining solidarity with our allies, especially Israel; the dangers of the Iran deal; and the need to push back against efforts to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel. Speaker Ryan, who announced that his first overseas trip as speaker will be to Israel, argued that restoring a Confident America requires defending our allies and standing up to our enemies. Read More

Statement on Committee Passage of FY17 Budget Resolution

March 16, 2016

"I commend Chairman Price for passing a responsible, conservative budget that cuts the deficit by $7 trillion and balances within a decade—all without raising taxes." Read More