On Friday, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) introduced the Homeland Safety and Security Act (H.R. 5611), which comes in response to a spate of terrorist attacks across the globe, including the heinous assault in Orlando.
The attempt to selectively edit the record reflects a broader, more serious problemâ€”this administrationâ€™s continued effort to downplay and distract from the threats posed by ISIS and radical Islamist extremism. This is unacceptable."
Over the weekend, our country was once again attacked by radical Islamic extremism. The mourning process will take time, and while we pray for the victims and their loved ones, we continue our vigilance against homegrown terrorism.
This week, Speaker Ryan returned from his first foreign visit as speaker of the House. He and a bipartisan delegation of House members visited five countries in eight days, where they met with dozens of senior government and military officials and consistently delivered a single, clear message:
ISIS must be destroyed. The United States is committed to defeating radical Islam that threatens freedom and stability throughout the world.
Check out the one-minute video below to see highlights from Speaker Ryan's trip.
President Castroâ€™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 administrationâ€™s foreign policy legacy. Itâ€™s a legacy of disastrous attempts to appease dictators at the expense of alienating alliesâ€”and one that may be best summarized with photos
The Obama administration has just 24 hours left to comply with a congressionally mandated deadline passed in December to determine whether ISISâ€™s atrocities against religious and ethnic minorities constitute a genocide.