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  • Culberson’s Statement on Department of Justice Requiring Jurisdictions to Prove Compliance with U.S.C. § 1373
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Department of Justice sent letters to nine jurisdictions requiring proof of compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373. “I applaud Attorney General Sessions for moving rapidly and decisively to cut off federal law enforcement funding to sanctuary cities. Sanctuary cities have known since last summer that this day of reckoning was coming. One of my proudest accomplishments in Congress was using the power of the pu... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on Missile Strikes in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the United States launched missile strikes in Syria. “The Assad regime used chemical weapons in a barbaric attack on innocent men, women and children and this cruel act cannot go unpunished. Swift decisive action like this missile strike will have a salutary effect on tyrants worldwide. “As the leader of the free world, the United States cannot stand by and allow chemical weapons to be used against the Syrian people. I loo... Read more

  • Culberson Meets with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Reaffirms Commitment to Defunding Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss his work with the Department of Justice and his efforts to defund sanctuary cities. “As the Chairman of the Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee on Appropriations, I am committed to providing resources to our law enforcement officials and restoring the rule of law in our country. Last year, I persuaded Attorney General Loretta Lynch to change the Department of Justice’s policy so that sanctuary jurisdi... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement Regarding the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House announced that the “American Health Care Act” (AHCA), H.R. 1628 would not receive a vote. Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Recent Anti-Semitism
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    "The Jewish community has been rocked by bomb threats, acts of vandalism and bigotry over the last month and it has to stop. It is important for every one of us to stand up and speak out to ensure hateful acts do not spread. "Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, located in Texas’ Congressional District 7, received a threat and had to implement their emergency plan while police checked their facilities in late February. In early January, racist and Nazi graffiti showed up in the ... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on Attorney General Sessions Decision to Recuse Himself From Russia Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement in response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that he will recuse himself from any probes into the 2016 election: “Attorney General Sessions is an honorable man and his decision to recuse himself from any 2016 election probes shows the level of integrity he possesses. He has made the right decision and I have no doubt that he will impartially uphold the laws of the United States with honor and dignity.” Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement on President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) released the following response to President Donald Trump’s joint address to Congress: “President Donald Trump’s first joint address to Congress symbolizes the unique opportunity entrusted to Republicans to solve the tough problems facing Americans every day. I will do everything in my power to help President Trump as he works to keep his word to the American people. “This address laid out a vision for the future of our nation- a vision to renew the American sp... Read more

  • Reps. Lynch and Culberson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Adams’ Family Legacy
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) and Congressman John Culberson (R-Houston) reintroduced H.R. 1220, legislation establishing the Adams Memorial Commission to design and construct a permanent memorial to honor John Adams and his family’s legacy in Washington, D.C. Read more

  • Family Research Council: Rep. John Culberson Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Family Research Council (FRC) Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent support of faith, family and freedom during the second session of the 114th Congress. U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), along with 138 other representatives, scored a perfect 100 percent on this year's scorecard. Read more

  • Representative Culberson Introduces Resolution Honoring Captain Gene Cernan
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) and Representative Robert Aderholt (AL-04) introduced a resolution to name the first launch of the Space Launch System (SLS) the Cernan 1 rocket in honor of Captain Gene Cernan, the last astronaut to leave footprints on the moon. “Captain Cernan was devoted to making America’s space program the best in the world,” Representative Culberson said. “He was a dear friend and I cannot think of a more fitting way to honor his legacy than the first launch of the Spa... Read more