January 18th, 2018
I penned an op-ed for The Washington Post urging the administration to enforce economic sanctions on both North Korean and third-party entities.
January 15th, 2018
I issued the following statement commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.:
January 12th, 2018
Yesterday, On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) and I introduced the bipartisan Visa Transparency Anti-Trafficking Act. The bill seeks to prevent...
January 5th, 2018
Wednesday I appeared on KTSA’s Jack Riccardi Show, where I discussed the major, historic tax reform legislation President Trump recently signed into law, the growing threat of a nuclear North Korea, and the recent protests...
January 3rd, 2018
I issued the following statement in support of the peaceful protestors speaking out against the Iranian regime:
December 25th, 2017
Across the Lone Star state, Texans are sharing the joy of Christmas with their neighbors. In Spring, Orphan Care Solutions is supporting foster families who were hit by Hurricane Harvey. In Fort Worth, families are sending...
December 21st, 2017
I issued the following statement after voting in favor of Congress’ final conference-reported tax reform bill.
December 12th, 2017
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.
December 5th, 2017
Yesterday I addressed the Texas Farm Bureau’s 84th Annual Meeting.
November 30th, 2017
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and I yesterday issued the following statement regarding the Government of Venezuela’s detainment of six CITGO executives from Texas:
January 16th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
January 15th, 2018
I recently introduced the Veterans, Employees, and Taxpayers (VET) Protection Act of 2017, which would ensure union activity does not undermine the service and care of our veterans and is not subsidized by taxpayers. The...
January 9th, 2018
Last week I introduced S. Res. 367, a bipartisan resolution condemning the government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Sens.
January 4th, 2018
I issued the following statement commending the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for changing its policy to ensure houses of worship are now eligible for federal disaster relief assistance.
December 26th, 2017
As the New Year approaches, we should reflect on the incredible strength and resilience Texans have demonstrated in the face of disaster. There is no denying that Texas’ Gulf Coast communities suffered tremendous losses from...
December 22nd, 2017
Last night, I delivered remarks on the Senate floor urging my colleagues to deliver on storm funding for victims of Hurricane Harvey.Watch my floor speech in its entirety here. The full text of my remarks is below:
December 20th, 2017
I issued the following statement commending President Trump and United Nations’ Ambassador Nikki Haley for vetoing a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...
December 11th, 2017
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 (...
December 4th, 2017
Yesterday, I filed an amendment to the Senate’s tax reform bill that seeks to expand 529 College Savings Plans to include K-12 elementary and secondary school tuition for public, private, and religious schools, including K-...
November 27th, 2017
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly and I recently penned an op-ed for Roll Call urging the FCC establish a strong deregulatory federal framework for broadband regulations to preempt state and local regulators.