John Ratcliffe

John Ratcliffe

TEXAS' 4th DISTRICT

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Ratcliffe Floor Speech Supporting House Passage of his Bill to Honor Gold Star Families

2020-02-26 18:50:49


Ratcliffe: Schiff Helps Russia Sow Seeds of Discord in American Elections

2020-02-24 14:52:49


FBI Director Confirms to Ratcliffe that FBI Illegally Surveilled Trump Campaign Associate

2020-02-10 15:10:57


Ratcliffe Discusses Wray's Admission that the FBI Illegally Surveilled Trump Campaign Associate

2020-02-10 14:59:13


President Trump Thanks Ratcliffe for Service on Impeachment Defense Team

2020-02-06 20:26:55


President Trump's Acquittal is an Ironic Indictment of House Democrats' Abuse of Power

2020-02-05 22:15:13


Ratcliffe Questions Director Wray in FBI Oversight Hearing

2020-02-05 20:14:32


Ratcliffe Discusses Trump's Third State of the Union Address

2020-02-05 16:00:53


Even Before You Get to the Facts, There's No Impeachable Offenses

2020-01-28 19:15:46


Ratcliffe: Democrats Must Stop Delaying the Renewal of the Fentanyl Ban

2020-01-28 16:51:33


Why Was Burisma the Only Company Yovanovitch Was Briefed on Prior to Senate Confirmation?

2020-01-27 22:35:34


Trump Defense Team: Hale Confirmed Trump's Longstanding Concerns with Burden Sharing in Foreign Aid

2020-01-27 20:56:50


Trump Defense Team: Morrison Confirmed Nothing Improper on Trump-Zelensky Call

2020-01-27 20:46:29


Democrats Try to Change the Narrative Every Time Things Don’t Go Their Way

2020-01-27 18:20:28


Democrats' Impeachment Arguments Full of Misrepresentations

2020-01-27 14:55:41


Ratcliffe discusses FISA Abuse on Hannity

2020-01-24 15:54:12


This Impeachment Fails Factually, Legally and Constitutionally

2020-01-23 02:41:28


Ratcliffe: It’s going to be a short trial and fast acquittal

2020-01-21 15:52:54


Ratcliffe Discusses Ilhan Omar, Iran and Impeachment

2020-01-06 16:07:11


Ratcliffe Floor Speech Against Impeachment Vote

2019-12-19 00:02:29


Contact Information

223 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-6673
Fax 202-225-3332
ratcliffe.house.gov

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) has a proven record of conservative success throughout his extensive career in public service.

As the Mayor of Heath Texas, Ratcliffe balanced the budget for eight consecutive years without ever raising taxes.

As a U.S. Attorney and federal terrorism prosecutor, Ratcliffe put terrorists in prison, arrested 300 illegal aliens in a single day, and cracked down on drug trafficking and public corruption.

As a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ratcliffe serves on the Intelligence, Judiciary and Ethics Committees, where he’s strategically positioned to defend the Constitution and keep America safe through legislative action.

As a champion of limited government, Ratcliffe has championed key conservative legislation while stepping up as a vocal leader in support of critical initiatives in Congress.

Ratcliffe has introduced dozens of bills on a range of issues that include measures to:

Protect children from exploitation (Strengthening Children’s Safety Act – passed U.S. House of Representatives)

Improve the cybersecurity of our federal government through collaboration with private-sector (National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act – signed into law)

Crack down on fraud and abuse at federal agencies by requiring agencies to be transparent with the American people (All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act – passed U.S. House of Representatives)

Enhance America’s strategic partnership with Israel (United States-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act – signed into law)

Support state and local law enforcement through advanced training to prosecute criminals based on digital evidence (Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act – signed into law)

Stop unelected bureaucrats from creating regulations out of thin air (Separation of Powers Restoration Act – passed U.S. House of Representatives)

Restore law enforcement access to life-saving equipment (PLUS Equipment Act – effectively enacted through executive order by President Donald Trump)

Reform the VA to provide higher quality, more timely care for our nation’s heroes (VA IT Restructuring Act – co-introduced by Senator Ted Cruz)

“After more than two years of fighting in Congress to restore access to the life-saving equipment provided by the 1033 Program, I’m grateful we have a partner in President Trump who recognizes the importance of giving our brave men and women in law enforcement every tool they need to keep our communities safe.”  – Rep. John Ratcliffe, Aug. 28, 2017

As a top conservative voice in Washington, Ratcliffe has been recognized for his outspoken leadership and stalwart voting record against the status quo.

Ratcliffe was selected to deliver the Republican Weekly Address on the growing perils of Obamacare and why his colleagues across the nation must step up to repeal it.

His Separation of Powers Restoration Act was hailed by strong conservative leaders and groups as a landmark win for the Constitution.

His U.S.–Israel Advanced Research Partnership law has been praised by a multitude of groups, including AIPAC, as a huge step forward in the fight to enhance our country’s strategic partnership with Israel.

His relentless commitment to upholding justice in our legal system has been critical in the ongoing investigations surrounding Hillary Clinton’s use of an unauthorized server to store highly classified sensitive information.

Former chairman of the House Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee, where he continues to lead efforts to improve the security of federal networks and critical infrastructure, build a stronger cyber workforce, spur cybersecurity innovation in the federal government, and oversee the implementation of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.

Ranking member of the House Judiciary Crime and Terrorism.

Ratcliffe’s work in Congress has been widely recognized through numerous legislative honors and awards, including:

FreedomWorks’ Congressman of the Month and FreedomFighter Award

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise award

National Retail Federation’s Heroes of Main Street award

Club for Growth’s Defender of Economic Freedom award

Heritage Action’s most conservative legislator in Texas

Ratcliffe is the son of two school teachers and the youngest of six children. He attended the University of Notre Dame and later obtained a law degree from Southern Methodist University where he met his wife, Michele. They have two daughters and live in Heath, Texas.


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