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Statement on President Trump’s Budget Blueprint

March 16, 2017

"We are determined to work with the administration to shrink the size of government, grow our economy, secure our borders, and ensure our troops have the tools necessary to complete their missions." Read More

8 Photos from Speaker Ryan's Border Tour

February 25, 2017

Speaker Ryan and his congressional delegation arrived in McAllen, Texas, on a record hot February day—98 degrees—with a busy schedule ahead of them. They came to listen and to learn from the experts who know best about border security. Now, in eight photos, here is what the speaker saw and did during his tour of the Rio Grande Valley. Read More

In Rio Grande Valley, Speaker Ryan Meets with Local Leaders

February 23, 2017

Yesterday, as part of his tour of the Rio Grande Valley, Speaker Ryan met with nearly a dozen local leaders from throughout the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas to learn more about the challenges they face in their communities along the southern border. Read More

Speaker Ryan Tours the Rio Grande Valley

February 22, 2017

When you see with your own eyes the many challenges facing our law enforcement professionals along the border, it gives you even greater respect for the work that they do day-in and day-out. Read More

Our fight against homegrown terrorism

June 13, 2016

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. Read More

SOTU FACT: President Obama’s Actions Undermine Border Security, Let Criminals Go Free

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: "[I]t’s possible to shape a law that upholds our tradition as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants." (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015)  FACT: President Obama is not interested in securing the border or enforcing immigration law, and his unilateral action encourages more illegal immigration. Read More

Proof President Obama is Not Interested in Enforcing Immigration Law

January 08, 2015

When President Obama announced his unilateral action on immigration in November, he cloaked his decision to ignore the law in the guise of better enforcement through prioritization. Read More

The Departed Get a Pass from the President

August 29, 2014

Let’s be clear: House Republicans passed a responsible bill; Senate Democrats did nothing. President Obama is the guy giving a pass to Senate Democrats who departed Washington without doing their job. Read More

Statement by House GOP Leaders on Border Bill

July 31, 2014

There are numerous steps the president can and should be taking right now, without the need for congressional action, to secure our borders and ensure these children are returned swiftly and safely to their countries. Read More

Boehner: More Unilateral Actions Will Cement Legacy of Lawlessness

July 31, 2014

Let me just be clear: Such action would create an even greater incentive for more illegal crossings and make the crisis at our border even worse. That would be a grave mistake. Read More

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