Recently, I again urged President Trump to nominate a Social Security Commissioner. This marks the fourth time I have called on the new President to nominate the position that has been vacant for nearly five years.I...
Ranking Member Seth Moulton (MA-6) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and I sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis expressing concern about the Department of Defense’s (DoD...
Yesterday I delivered the following opening statement at a meeting of the House-Senate Conference Committee on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
U.S. Congressmen Ken Buck (R-CO), Walter B.  Jones (R-NC) and I have diligently worked with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to urge them to offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as a treatment option for our nation’...
“You want to f*ck with me tonight?” was the question allegedly asked of a Texas legislative intern by State Representative Borris Miles (D-Houston), a left-leaning online news outlet reported Wednesday evening. The article...
Yesterday morning a terrorist strapped a pipe bomb to his chest with the intent to cause chaos, death, and mayhem in a busy New York underground subway tunnel. Reports suggest that the attack was ISIS-inspired but ultimately...
I appeared on Fox News’ ‘The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino,’ The Sean Hannity Radio Show, and KTRH’s Michael Berry show on Thursday and Friday.
I released the following statement after sending a letter to Members of Leadership urging them to keep the income exclusion for graduate tuition waivers in the tax reform package: 
I issued the following statement applauding Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for issuing visa bans against those responsible for the unjustified imprisonment of Kem Sokha, president of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (...
That the Democrats and broadcast media are all over Roy Moore's pedophilia charge is no surprise at all.  Nor is their head-shaking insistence that Alabamians who support him are indifferent to it, projecting astonishment...
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle landmark rules regulating the businesses that connect consumers to the internet, granting broadband companies the power to potentially reshape Americans’...
With an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in America today, it’s safe to say our broken and outdated immigration system has failed.
Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan announced Wednesday his office has filed a lawsuit against 21 drug manufacturers and distributors, four doctors and one pharmacist because of the opioid epidemic. All of them operate in...
Recently at a press conference, I discussed the importance of passing tax reform to round out a successful year for the Senate. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here. 
The race to fill retiring Congressman Ted Poe’s seat has begun. Nine candidates are jockeying for the Republican nomination in Texas’ Second Congressional District. That increases the chances the primary contest will go to a...
On the Senate floor, I discussed the importance of tax reform to helping middle class families keep more of their hard earned money. 
I am pleased to announce that the winners of the 3rd Annual Congressional App Challenge are Rithwik Pattikonda and David Brooks for their app, “Juke – The SMS Powered Jukebox.”  
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Pat Toomey (R-PA) and I introduced the Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable Over Lottery Winners Act of 2017 to help ensure states are able to focus Medicaid assistance on our most...
ISIS has been routed from Iraq and Syria with an ease and speed that's surprised even the men and women who carried out the mission. Experts say it's a prime example of a campaign promise kept. 
An inscription on the cenotaph reads: In Memory of the Heroes who sacrificed their lives March 6, 1836 in the defense of Texas. They chose never to surrender or retreat; these brave hearts with flag still proudly waving...

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