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Rose Statement on Report that State Dept. is Preparing Foreign Terrorist Designation for Violent White Supremacist Group

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Congressman Max Rose, who has been leading the effort to designate violent foreign white supremacist groups as foreign terrorist organizations, issued the following statement on a Politico report that the U.S. Department of State is preparing to designate at least one violent white supremacist group as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). Such a designation would further empower law enforcement... Read more »

Rose Introduces Resolution Calling on Admin to Designate Foreign Violent White Supremacist Groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations

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Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, introduced a resolution this week recognizing the global threat transnational white supremacist extremism presents to America and urging the U.S. Department of State to designate qualifying violent foreign white supremacist groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). Such a designation woul... Read more »

Rose on Afghanistan Peace Deal: ‘an incredible step towards peace’

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Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran who served in the war in Afghanistan, issued the following statement on the Afghanistan peace deal reached today: “After a generation of warfare and bloodshed, the time to end the war in Afghanistan is now. I applaud the President for his commitment to reaching this historic agreement and bringing our troops home. While this deal is an incredible step t... Read more »

Rose Presses Homeland Security, FBI Officials on Threats Posed by Neo-Nazi, Violent White Supremacist Groups

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Full video from the hearing HERE. WASHINGTON – Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, held his second hearing of the year Wednesday on the rising threat of anti-Semitic domestic terrorism and the threats faced by violent white supremacist organizations—both domestic and foreign. Following last month’s hearing on the same topic, which... Read more »

Committee Unanimously Advances Rose Bill to Require Terrorist Threat Assessment of Foreign Violent White Supremacist Extremist Groups

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The House Committee on Homeland Security unanimously advanced Congressman Max Rose’s Transnational White Supremacist Extremism Review Act (H.R. 5736) today, which would direct the Department of Homeland Security to develop and disseminate a terrorist threat assessment of foreign violent white supremacist extremist groups. The legislation, which is endorsed by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), will... Read more »

Rose Introduces Bill to Require Terrorist Threat Assessment of Foreign Violent White Supremacist Extremist Groups

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Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, introduced the Transnational White Supremacist Extremism Review (WSER) Act this week that would direct the Department of Homeland Security to develop and disseminate a terrorist threat assessment of foreign violent white supremacist extremist groups. “We can’t only be focused on the threats of y... Read more »

Rose Announces Retired Firefighter, 9/11 First Responder as State of the Union Guest

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Congressman Max Rose, who helped lead a bipartisan effort to fully fund and permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund (VCF), announced today that he will be joined at the State of the Union on Tuesday by Rob Serra of Staten Island, a retired firefighter with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) who served on September 11, 2001 and during the aftermath. Serra is a leading advoc... Read more »

Rose Calls for Mayor to Give NYPD Competitive Salaries Compared to NYS Troopers, MTA Police in Ongoing Negotiations

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As contract negotiations continue between the City and the Police Benevolent Association, Congressman Max Rose urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to provide New York City Police Department (NYPD) Police Officers a competitive salary and benefit package comparative to other law enforcement officers in the region. “Staten Island and South Brooklyn are home to one of the biggest populations of dedicated New ... Read more »

On 3rd Anniversary of Anti-Muslim Travel Ban and Following Pressure from Rose, Leadership Announces Upcoming Vote on NO BAN Act

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On the third anniversary of the Administration instituting a Travel Ban which primarily targets Muslim-majority countries, and following pressure by 32 Members of Congress led by Congressman Max Rose, House leadership today announced that in the coming weeks the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act will move through Committee and brought before the House of Repre... Read more »

Rose Hosts Grant Workshop in Brooklyn to Assist Religious & Nonprofit Institutions Improve Security

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Photos from the event HERE. Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, hosted a Nonprofit Security Grant Program Workshop at the Sephardic Community Center in Brooklyn Tuesday night. Rose helped lead a successful bipartisan effort to increase funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program to $90 million, a 50 percent increase, which pr... Read more »