More on Security
March 8, 2019 Press Release
Combatting the threat of terrorism takes an international, national, and most importantly, local approach. This legislation will ensure that government entities correctly share information and communicate to keep our communities safe and prosperous.
February 14, 2019 Press Release
This flippant approach to a national crisis will do little to nothing to stop illegal immigration or human and drug trafficking. We can be the Congress that finally solves this problem, but it will take real action. Specifically, congressional action.
My Democratic colleagues would be well-served by heeding their pleas and working on solutions that keep American families safe, instead of placating to calls for open borders. The government shuts down on Friday. It’s time to put up or shut up.
February 7, 2019 Press Release
Sharon: “It is very difficult for me to have all this constant pain and then deal with all the emotions I am feeling about someone who comes into our country illegally and gets a little pat on the hand when he breaks all our laws. To say my life was shattered is an understatement.”
People like Merenda and her brother Scott are examples of how Washington needs to put aside egos and personalities, placing people over politics. The heavy toll of addiction and the dangers of an insecure border are far-reaching, adversely impacting every race, creed, political party, and community – including migrant families.
January 31, 2019 Press Release
I look forward to protecting our homeland through efforts to combat terrorism and improve intelligence sharing across agencies and law enforcement. I have worked hard in Congress to create partnerships and coalitions that deliver results. To adapt to the ever-changing national security threats that America faces, we need this kind of approach and leadership.
January 25, 2019 Press Release
We already have a commission to secure the border. It’s called Congress. When boys and girls are being trafficked and families are burying addicted children, we should be building physical barriers proven to work, not commissions that don’t.
January 16, 2019 Press Release
I am thrilled for the opportunity to serve on these committees and what it means for our ability to represent the people of North Carolina with diligence and principle. The security, education and workforce of Americans are all issues intimately linked to our nation’s future.
January 8, 2019 Press Release
The debate on securing our border cannot be measured in partisan jabs. It has to be measured in the human toll caused by our porous borders – one in three migrant women are sexually assaulted, seven in ten migrants are victims of violence, and 20,000 migrant children were illegally smuggled just last month.
January 3, 2019 Press Release
Saying you will fund the government for a full year – except for the Department of Homeland Security – is like buying a house and removing the front door. Today, every Member of Congress took an oath to protect and defend. Instead, the new House majority decided to pass a bill that sends $54 billion to foreign nations without securing our own.