September 19th, 2018
Will we ever really know the death toll of the Obama administration?We know they killed 4 Americans in Benghazi. But their careless handling of classified data undoubtedly killed many others.
July 24th, 2018
Today on the floor, I praised the inclusion of legislation to strengthen the foreign investment review process to better protect national security interests in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (...
June 29th, 2018
At a recent hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, on which we both serve, we heard disturbing news about foreign countries’ efforts to steal American technological secrets and scientific...
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...
August 10th, 2018
I issued the following statement expressing my disappointment in the Trump Administration's decision to include semiconductors in the second round of finalized tariffs on Chinese imports:
July 13th, 2018
I addressed the “Change not Chains” rally to honor Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Liu Xiaobo and celebrate the freedom of his wife Liu Xia, who have fought ceaselessly to promote democracy and freedom in China.
June 25th, 2018
The world today is in a new era of great power rivalry. Resurgent Russia and China are challenging U.S. interests across the globe.
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,...