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  • Culberson Statement on President Trump’s Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Budget

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Administration released the FY2018 budget. “President Trump’s budget is an important and crucial step in the appropriations process, but ultimately, Congress has the power of the purse. I’m encouraged by this Administration’s desire to reduce our deficit, strengthen our military, and protect our southern border. “As the Chairman of the Commerce, Justice Science Subcommittee on Appropriations, I will review the Presi... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on the Justice Department's Appointment of Mueller
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the Department of Justice’s appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. “Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is highly regarded, and he is an excellent choice to handle this investigation. I’m confident that he will complete a thorough and fair assessment, so that we can move past this, and continue to tackle the tough issues that the American people... Read more

  • Local Students Win Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Students from James E. Taylor and Episcopal High Schools won the top honors at this year’s Congressional Art Competition hosted by Congressman John Culberson (TX-07). “The submissions we received this year are excellent,” said Congressman Culberson at a ceremony held for the finalists in his Houston office. “Our office received almost 50 different entries from six different schools in Houston and today we have the opportunity to recognize and honor their talent. These young artists are talented ... Read more

  • Representative Culberson Earns American Conservative Union Award
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) received the American Conservative Union’s (ACU) Award for Conservative Excellence yesterday. “I am honored to receive this award for my conservative voting record in the House of Representatives,” Representative Culberson said. “I do my best every day to uphold the conservative principles of self-reliance, freedom and limited government when I vote on behalf of the constituents of Texas’ 7th District. Thank you to the American Conservative Union for the honor.... Read more

  • 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