January 18th, 2018
I authored the following Op-Ed on CNN.com highlighting the critical need to pass the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act when the Senate votes later today:
January 17th, 2018
Five years ago, one of my constituents—Mr. Victor Lovelady—was brutally killed at the hands of al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in Algeria. Victor was killed not just for who he was, but also for what he represented. He was killed...
January 15th, 2018
I released the following statement in support of a measure to reauthorize the FISA program for six years:
January 9th, 2018
Last week I introduced S. Res. 367, a bipartisan resolution condemning the government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Sens.
January 5th, 2018
The term “the quiet before the storm” comes to mind when thinking about Islamic terrorism. Although the FBI has foiled numerous plots to kill Americans, catching most of them just isn’t good enough. And...
December 28th, 2017
As ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq, we must remain vigilant. There is a growing terrorist threat in Africa. Between January and September of 2016, the African continent suffered at least 1,426 incidents of terrorism-...
December 22nd, 2017
A recent report reveals that the Obama White House, in a desperate attempt to appease the Ayatollahs in Iran, let Hezbollah off the hook.
December 8th, 2017
ISIS has been routed from Iraq and Syria with an ease and speed that's surprised even the men and women who carried out the mission. Experts say it's a prime example of a campaign promise kept.
November 5th, 2017
Over the past year, I’ve presented findings from our research that models the threat of Jillennials — or Jihadi Millenials — who fall prey to online radicalization funnels laid out by ISIS, AQAP (Al Qaeda in the Arabian...
October 23rd, 2017
While many are rejoicing at the fall of Raqqa and the freeing of thousands of trapped civilians, ISIS has retrenched itself in the Oil Rich Deir Ezzor Countryside from Al Qurraya through Qa’im and while maintaining a...
January 18th, 2018
I penned an op-ed for The Washington Post urging the administration to enforce economic sanctions on both North Korean and third-party entities.
January 16th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
January 11th, 2018
Wednesday, I released the following statement regarding the USA Rights Act, which was offered as an amendment to S. 139 – the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017.
January 8th, 2018
Cracks are forming in the iron grip of the Iranian regime. The latest wave of protests sweeping Iran demonstrates yet again that dictatorial regimes are inherently doomed because they lack the enduring consent of the people...
January 3rd, 2018
I issued the following statement in support of the peaceful protestors speaking out against the Iranian regime:
December 26th, 2017
Wild-life trafficking is a much larger problem than many realize. This illegal activity is connected to two major concerns: one, extinction of species; and, two, the funding of terrorist organizations.
December 12th, 2017
Yesterday morning a terrorist strapped a pipe bomb to his chest with the intent to cause chaos, death, and mayhem in a busy New York underground subway tunnel. Reports suggest that the attack was ISIS-inspired but ultimately...
November 22nd, 2017
I released the following statement in response to the re-designation of North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism. This legislation has been introduced in the past two Congresses.
November 3rd, 2017
Yesterday, I applauded the passage of H.R. 425, the Foreign Terrorist Organization Passport Revocation Act through the House of Representatives. This legislation authorizes the revocation or denial of passports (and passport...
October 23rd, 2017
Today I penned the following op-ed for the New York Times urging the State Department to relist N