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January 6, 2016

Ratcliffe Votes to Repeal Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Ratcliffe voted in favor of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, to dismantle Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. “This vote is about standing up for the 700,000 Texans I represent, and fighting against the overreach of Washington bureaucrats,” said Ratcliffe.  “Obamacare is government at its worst -intrusive, expensive, and full…

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December 8, 2015

Ratcliffe Votes to Protect Homeland by Closing Gaps in Visa Waiver Program

Washington, DC – Rep. John Ratcliffe voted in favor of H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Improvement Act, as another layer of defense against foreign fighters entering our homeland. He stressed that this an important step, but that much more work remains to be done to overcome President Obama’s national security failures. “There are currently around 5,000 foreign fighters…

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November 30, 2015

Ratcliffe Bill to Support Law Enforcement Passes House

Washington, DC – Congressman John Ratcliffe’s bill, H.R. 3490 – the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2015, passed the House of Representatives earlier today. It now heads to the Senate. “This bill is about standing up for our law enforcement,” said Ratcliffe.  “They protect our communities, keep us safe, and uphold the…

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November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

From my family to yours – Happy Thanksgiving. Today, almost 400 years since its first celebration, we join you in giving thanks for all of God’s blessings. On this special day, I’m thankful to be able to spend some quality time with my loving wife and two beautiful daughters. This year, it’s no secret that recent…

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November 13, 2015

Ted Cruz Endorses John Ratcliffe for Re-Election

HOUSTON, Texas — Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today issued the following statement endorsing Congressman John Ratcliffe for reelection in Texas’ fourth congressional district: “John Ratcliffe is the kind of rock solid conservative that Congress needs and I’m proud to endorse him for reelection,” said Cruz. “John has quickly built a strong record of fighting for…

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November 12, 2015

Ratcliffe Announces Trey Gowdy as Rockwall Reagan Day Speaker

ROCKWALL, TEXAS – Congressman John Ratcliffe has announced that Congressman Trey Gowdy (SC-4) will be the keynote speaker at the Rockwall County Republican Party’s 2016 Reagan Day Dinner on Friday February 26th, 2016. “Trey is a conservative leader in the House of Representatives who has defended conservative ideals as well as anyone in Congress,” Ratcliffe…

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July 27, 2015

Taking on Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren is not happy that Ted Cruz and I introduced bills to repeal the CFPB – the agency unaccountable to Congress whose creation she was the mastermind behind. The CFPB represents the epitome of the big government agenda that I’m fighting against every single day.  It does exactly what President Reagan warned about –…

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July 4, 2015

Happy Fourth of July!

On July 4th, 1776, the adoption of the Declaration of Independence marked the formal inception of the United States of America.  While serving as the foundational document of the American Revolution, it also provided a profound statement on rights of mankind and the proper relationship between government and citizens.  Now, just 239 years since that…

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May 27, 2015

One Year Ago Today

One year ago today, after a hard fought primary runoff, you gave me the great privilege of being your representative in the United States Congress.  I’ve now been in office for five months, and simply want to say thank you for the trust that has been placed in me.  I’m fighting hard every day for…

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April 20, 2015

100 Days

I wanted to give you a brief update on the first 100 days of the 114th Congress and my efforts in that time to promote and defend conservative values and policies. Specifically, in the first 100 days I’ve: Voted to repeal Obamacare Voted to build the Keystone XL Pipeline Voted to defund the President’s unconstitutional…

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