Statement : Homeland Security

March 24, 2021 Statement
"We owe it to every person in this country who has felt the pain of targeted violence or domestic terrorism to ensure that no more lives are lost to gun violence. Nevermore."
March 24, 2021 Statement
"This morning, we want to find out more about the Department’s role in countering violent extremism of every kind; what you are learning about the causes of radicalization that leads to violence; and how communities can help prevent it."
March 17, 2021 Statement
"While the threat of foreign-based terrorism continues to be a serious threat, recent events have highlighted the real and growing danger posed by domestic violent extremists."
March 16, 2021 Statement
"Though responding to this pandemic has not been easy for anyone, it would have been so much more difficult without the assistance and the support of FEMA. And now the agency is facing new and increasing challenges on multiple fronts—such as the growing potential crisis at the US Mexico border where COVID-19 social distancing practices have increased the need for more beds, as the Chairwoman noted. That is why it is more important than ever that we work to ensure the agency is properly equipped with the funding and resources it needs."
March 16, 2021 Statement
"Today’s hearing can be summed up in the answer to one question, 'what must emergency managers do to effectively respond to a pandemic?' Since about the middle of the last century, we have called upon emergency managers when our nation faces a critical or complex humanitarian crisis, a natural disaster, power outages, pandemics or the need for civil defense."
March 16, 2021 Statement
"Today’s hearing can be summed up in the answer to one question, 'what must emergency managers do to effectively respond to a pandemic?' Since about the middle of the last century, we have called upon emergency managers when our nation faces a critical or complex humanitarian crisis, a natural disaster, power outages, pandemics or the need for civil defense."
March 10, 2021 Statement
"It is clear that we need to be investing much more in preventing, mitigating, and responding to cyber intrusions and attacks."