Rep. Ratcliffe statement on President Trump’s acquittal in Senate impeachment trial

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on President Trump’s acquittal in Senate impeachment trial

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), a member of President Trump’s impeachment defense team, released the following statement on the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump on both articles of impeachment: “Today’s vote to acquit President Trump is an ironic indictment of House Democrats’ own abuse of power and political obstruction. History will reflect this as […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on appointment to serve on President Trump’s impeachment team

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on appointment to serve on President Trump’s impeachment team

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on his appointment to serve on President Trump’s impeachment team, which was announced by the White House Monday evening: “I took an oath to defend the Constitution. This impeachment is an assault on due process. It’s an assault on the separation of powers. It’s unconstitutional. I’m […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on the Death of Qassem Soleimani

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on the Death of Qassem Soleimani

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the terrorist organization known as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force: “The Trump administration was bold and resolute in taking out a designated terrorist personally responsible for the death of hundreds of American soldiers, sailors and marines. Qassem […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on vote against Trump impeachment

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on vote against Trump impeachment

  Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on his vote against the impeachment of President Trump: “In a betrayal of the Constitution, Democrats finally got what they’ve been gunning for since the very day President Trump was duly elected to serve in the Oval Office. Despite failing miserably in their prolonged, desperate campaign […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on Trump Ukraine call transcript

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement today on the release of the declassified, unredacted transcript of President Trump’s telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy from July 25th, 2019: “The special counsel wrongfully flipped the legal burden of proof to require President Trump to conclusively determine his innocence. Now Democrats have […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on President Trump’s DNI nomination

(WASHINGTON – July 29, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination for him to serve as the director of national intelligence (DNI): “I am deeply grateful to President Trump for the opportunity to lead our Nation’s intelligence community and work on behalf of all the public servants who are […]

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Texas

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding on Sept. 10 to Nov. 2, 2018. The President’s action makes federal funding available to state and […]

Rep. Ratcliffe Statement on Trump’s State of the Union address

(WASHINGTON) – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address: “President Trump’s address demonstrated why the people of Texas’ 4th District chose a leader for our country that prioritizes the American people over big government and freedom over burdensome regulations. In just two years, the Trump administration […]

Rep. Ratcliffe votes to support Iranian people against radical regime in Tehran

Rep. Ratcliffe votes to support Iranian people against radical regime in Tehran

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 9, 2018) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the House passage of H.Res. 676 in support of the people of Iran: “Today I joined my colleagues in standing with the people of Iran against the oppressive and radical regime in Tehran. We must be adamant and clear that […]