On June 12, at 5:02 a.m., an explosive charge was detonated to breach the outer wall of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Fewer than 13 minutes later, the terrorist who cut short the lives of so many innocent Americans was killed.
The men and women who wear the badge and did not hesitate to act that night—and every night in city after city across the United States—deserve our thanks.
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.
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.