On Wednesday, I discussed and signed copies of my new book, “Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland–and How to Thwart Them”, at the Texas Public Policy Foundation in Austin. As dangerous threats continue to grow, we must take action now to prevent an attack that could cripple our country.
By releasing 15 radical Islamist extremists from Guantanamo Bay, the Obama administration is putting America and the West at risk of another attack. We are a nation at war and our commander in chief needs to stop endangering our national security. Image Credit: The Washington Times
I was briefed by the Airborne ASPECT team at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on how their remote censoring aircraft provides crucial information to first responders when hazardous and radiological emergencies occur. Their eyes in the sky are helping protect our national security and I enjoyed learning more about their services.
TSA has indicated that it has reached an agreement with Cuba to allow federal air marshals on flights. Even though this is a positive step, Americans should still be concerned about flying to a country that refused to permit a visit by members of Congress. Image Credit: The Hill
Hillary Clinton’s running mate Tim Kaine recently said that Hillary Clinton will be “real transparent” with the American public if elected President. If she is trying to be honest and truthful, why does she keep lying about keeping classified information on her private email server? Image Credit: The New York Times
The 2nd Annual John and Grace Mumme Golf Tournament will be on August 12th in Bellville. This event honors a special couple who were long-time residents of Bellville, and golfers of all levels are welcome to attend. Image Credit: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Last week, I signed a letter, along with the rest of the Texas Congressional delegation, about the Obama administration refusing to release a $400 million spending measure for Zika virus funding. Texas needs this money now to develop new vaccines and medicines that will combat this dangerous illness. Image Credit: Houston Chronicle
I was joined by Sen. John Cornyn and Edinburg police officers to talk about the POLICE Act. This legislation is crucial for protecting our police officers and provides increased funding in active shooter response training. We have to do everything in our power to prevent mass shootings and domestic acts of terrorism. Here is a …
Dangerous drugs sent through the postal system have killed millions of people. We need to ensure advanced electronic screening data accompanies all postal packages to stop this tragic epidemic. Image Credit: The Washington Post