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 votes to revitalize American trade through USMCA

Rep. Ratcliffe votes to revitalize American trade through USMCA

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted for the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act (H.R. 5430) today in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill will initiate implementation of the USMCA, which was negotiated between the Trump administration, Canada and Mexico to open new, fair trade opportunities that will grow the U.S. economy and […]

Rep. Ratcliffe U.S.-Taiwan cyber amendment passes House in NDAA

Rep. Ratcliffe U.S.-Taiwan cyber amendment passes House in NDAA

Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the House passage of his U.S.-Taiwan cybersecurity collaboration legislation, which was included as an amendment in the FY 2020 NDAA: “The United States’ relationship with Taiwan is an indispensable component in our efforts to maintain peace and stability in Asia and across the globe. And in […]

Reps. Ratcliffe and Khanna’s cybersecurity bill unanimously approved by House Homeland Security Committee

Reps. Ratcliffe and Khanna’s cybersecurity bill unanimously approved by House Homeland Security Committee

(WASHINGTON- Oct. 23, 2019) Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Ro Khanna’s (D-Calif.) bill to advance and modernize the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation (CDM) program was approved unanimously today by the House Homeland Security Committee. The Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act (H.R. 4237) is identical to the Senate bill introduced by Sens. Cornyn (R-Texas) and Maggie […]

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 […]

Rockwall High Robotics Advocates for STEM Funding in Washington, DC

Rockwall High Robotics Advocates for STEM Funding in Washington, DC

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 21, 2019) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296, the Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2019 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding. The conference was attended by over 65 teams from 22 states, and four of those teams were from Texas. The team was […]

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 […]

Rep. Ratcliffe moves to bypass Democrats and force vote on pro-life bill

Democratic majority refuses to stand against infanticide WASHINGTON (April 5, 2019) – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) moved to force a vote on major pro-life legislation yesterday by signing a discharge petition (H.Res. 102) that was filed in the U.S. House of Representatives. House Democrats tanked this effort and refused to vote on legislation that sought […]

Rep. Ratcliffe appointed to House Intelligence Committee

Will continue service on House Judiciary, Homeland Security, and Ethics Committees (WASHINGTON – Jan. 30, 2019) Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives today announced the appointment of Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). “Protecting the safety and security of our fellow citizens is the preeminent […]

Rockwall High School Robotics advocates for STEM funding in Washington, D.C.

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 3, 2018) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296 the Full Metal Jackets recently attended the 2018 National Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C to advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill. The conference was attended by President Lauren Knoff, FIRST Alum Brandon Taylor, VP of Robotics Construction Joshua Sadler and team […]