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John Ratcliffe

U.S. representative, R-Texas


U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe was elected to represent Texas' 4th Congressional District in 2014. He serves on the Judiciary and Homeland Security committees and is chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity.

Latest Columns

Breaking the link between forced drug use and human trafficking

Although the PROTECT Act is just one more step forward in our battle, the strong support we’ve already received from victim advocates and law enforcement illustrates that people across this country will never tolerate incidents like the one in that San Antonio parking lot. The dangerous trafficking of human beings isn’t over — yet — but at least we’re fighting back.

A better way to fix health care

The Affordable Care Act, a sweeping law full of crushing regulations and burdensome mandates, has accomplished exactly the opposite of what President Obama naively promised while shattering the confidence of millions Americans in the process.