Family

Republicans must come together to stand for policies that strengthen the core of society: The traditional family. Marriage must be protected. Life must be respected. Liberals suggest the policies we embrace are “divisive wedge issues,” but they could not be more wrong. Policies that strengthen the family are essential to a GOP that keeps its core conservative principles.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - James and John, recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) who joined the military, were featured this afternoon on “The Lead with Jake Tapper.
Jerry Patterson is a retired USMC Lt Colonel who served our country honorably for 24 years during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Texas Senate from 1993-1999 and was the 27th Commissioner of the General Land Office...
In advance of the vote on $89 billion in disaster relief, I released the following video highlighting the strong Texas spirit in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s damage.
The much-anticipated tenth season of the Fireball Run television series has premiered on Amazon Prime / Amazon Video.  The 26-episode adventure-travel series traverses from Western New York to Massachusetts.
This week, I, along with members of the Texas delegation wrote a letter to Senate leadership urging quick action on a third emergency supplemental spending bill to provide critical relief to impacted areas and the people who...
Peace Corps volunteers represent what is best about America. They are our angels abroad.They give years of their lives to help other people. They build goodwill across the globe for the United States.
Rebecca grew up in a small town in southern Oregon. She was on the honor roll, and she played varsity sports.She graduated high school early and immediately enrolled in Oregon State University. However, when her daughter was...
I call on all Americans to commemorate this day with events and activities that remind us of our shared heritage of religious liberty and teach us to secure this blessing both at home and abroad.
In the midst of the African-American unemployment level hitting an all-time low and the national holiday we devote to honoring the extraordinary life and works of Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King, the niece of MLK Jr.,...
I salute the Houston Fire Department and Houston City Councilmember Brenda Stardig for their rescue efforts during Hurricane Harvey.
A disgraced former judge in Kentucky received a sentence of 20 years in prison for his role in a long-running human trafficking operation. The judge pleaded guilty to 21 counts of trafficking women and young girls in the sex...
I released the following statement in advance of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony, recognizing the three Texans on the U.S. Olympic team:
Those who meet Asia Graves today are typically struck by her self-assuredness and strength. Nothing in her demeanor or speech hints at the darkness and trauma of her past. The only noticeable clue is the deep scar on her...
A Texas middle school student sprang into action and guided a school bus to safety last week after he noticed the driver was suffering a medical emergency.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with PBS NewsHour to discuss the how I'm working to get the resources Houston needs to recover and rebuild from Hurricane Harvey.
A Texas jury wasted no time in sentencing a man that police called a sexual predator to a life sentence following his conviction for murdering a teenage girl. Dallas County prosecutors declined to seek the death penalty...
Five years ago, one of my constituents—Mr. Victor Lovelady—was brutally killed at the hands of al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in Algeria. Victor was killed not just for who he was, but also for what he represented. He was killed...
As you know, our society is changing, in numerous ways.  One of those changes is perspective — how we view and process things.  Perspective is developed during our lives from our parents, schools, work life, religion, and...
I issued the following statement commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.:
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...

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