June 11th, 2018
Recently on the floor, I discussed the potential national security threat China poses to our country through foreign investment. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video can be found here.
June 6th, 2018
I introduced legislation on June 4th recognizing the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, urging President Trump to pressure China's President Xi Jinping to release artist and activist Liu Xia, and hold Chinese...
April 12th, 2018
As Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness, I delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing to examine the challenges U.S. businesses, manufacturers...
March 30th, 2018
U.S. Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and I sent a letter to President Trump urging the Administration to honor our commitments under the Taiwan Relations Act and support the procurement of the F-35 fighter to aid in...
March 1st, 2018
President Trump announced Thursday he plans to institute tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum next week, arguing it will level the playing field for American companies and help them expand after plant closings in recent...
January 22nd, 2018
It is important that Americans know who the Chinese are, what they are up to, and what their plans are in the future. We will start with North Korea No question about it: China could rein in North Korea and little Kim if...
May 10th, 2017
The last few months have seen increased provocation from Kim Jong Un and the North Korean government, as they continue to develop nuclear weapons and threaten the rest of the world. That's why the House voted overwhelmingly...
March 8th, 2017
The United States and South Korea on Wednesday rejected China's proposal that the two nations suspend their expansive joint military exercise in return for North Korea suspending nuclear and ballistic missile development....
December 3rd, 2016
I released the following statement in the wake of an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that highlights the plight of Chinese political
June 6th, 2018
The Department of Labor issued a report last week that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, the lowest it’s been in 18 years. With almost one million jobs created since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law...
June 5th, 2018
China is a rising power with interests that more often than not come into conflict with our own. As Secretary Mattis identified last year in the National Defense Strategy, we are in a new era of great power rivalry.
April 5th, 2018
A brewing trade war between the United States and China is making Texas cattle ranchers nervous about potential tariffs on their beef exports.
March 28th, 2018
Recently, the Federal Communications Commission proposed a rule prohibiting certain telecom carriers from buying products from Huawei, a company with close ties to the Chinese government.
February 20th, 2018
Venezuela is in deep trouble. Their people are starving, there are riots in the streets, and people are being killed if they resist the communist movement. We read articles about them and feel some remorse for the...
December 29th, 2017
The world knows that President Trump doesn’t play. And our partners finally feel the protection that comes from being on Team America.So when the Chinese violated the sanctions imposed on North Korea by selling them oil,...
March 27th, 2017
China is illegally imprisoning an American citizen, Mrs. Sandy PhanGillis. March 19 marked the 2-year anniversary since Sandy illegally was incarcerated by the Chinese Government.
December 8th, 2016
Nothing, of course.Today, my old buddy Ian Millhiser was at it again.
September 23rd, 2015
Just a day before the arrival of President Xi Jinping of China for a meeting with President Obama that will be focused heavily on limiting cyberespionage, the Office of Personnel Management said Wednesday that the hackers...