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Shock and sadness resonated across the country when 38 people were found trapped in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart last July. The lack of ventilation, food and water...
I’ve mentioned before that the talking heads of notoriety are now speaking out about communism in the United States.  Recently another great example of this newer phenomena has appeared in the NRA’s Freedom magazine...
I introduced an amendment to H.R. 1339 during the bill’s markup in the Oversight and Government Reform Committee today to protect army depots throughout the country, including the Corpus Christi Army Depot.
Along with Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), I introduced the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act, legislation that would expand veterans’ access to mental health care services to former...
Along with Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Kennedy (R-LA), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Tim Kaine (D-VA), I introduced the bipartisan Support our Military Spouses Act to ease the relocation process frequently required...
I released the following statement in response to the announcement of Rex Tillerson's departure as Secretary of State: 
During the fanfare of last month’s Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the world watched with enthusiasm as athletes from the two Koreas marched together in a rare display of unity. The occasion was undoubtedly a welcome...
I released the following statement regarding my support for the First Amendment Defense Act, which I introduced with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). The First Amendment Defense Act would prevent discrimination by the federal...
Last week, over 18,000 people attended the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. I have always worked very closely with AIPAC, because I share their passion and...
The widening and deepening of the Port of Corpus Christi is a project I have worked tirelessly on throughout my time in Congress. While getting funding in the President's proposed budget for FY2019 is a huge step in the...
Last Monday, Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Interior, Energy and Environment, which I chair, held a field hearing titled, "The Historic 2017 Hurricane Season: Impacts on the U.S. Virgin Islands." 
I released the following statement applauding the passage of a critical measure to protect American students and campuses across the country:
Since Russia’s seizure of Crimea in early 2014, American and European efforts to resolve the standoff in Ukraine and reverse Russian aggression have failed. Despite talks, sanctions, and repeated ceasefire agreements,...
The Trump administration on Thursday imposed fresh financial sanctions on Russian government hackers and spy agencies to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, and for a cyberattack against Ukraine...
Yesterday, representative Annie Kuster (D-NH) and I introduced the bipartisan Keep Young Athletes Safe Act of 2018, which creates a grant program to protect athletes under the jurisdiction of the United States Olympic...
Yesterday on the Senate floor, I pressed for the passage of his Fix NICS Act, a consensus bill with bipartisan support that will strengthen the criminal background check system. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and...
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s senior personnel change announcement this morning:
Recently, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and I, both cancer survivors and co-chairs of the Congressional Cancer Survivors Caucus, announced bipartisan legislation to help patients better navigate their cancer...
I introduced legislation yesterday to ensure that politically funded information cannot be used as evidence in a court to monitor a U.S. citizen. He released the following statement:
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) received more votes in the 2018 Republican Primary election than the entire turnout of voters in the Democratic Primary. The results shed a new perspective on the media-hyped “blue wave” stories...

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