Trade

In the last few years, the Port of Corpus Christi has become a leading export port, especially since December 2015, when Congress lifted the 40-year crude oil export ban. Oil and other energy related products shipping from...
Last week, I was happy to announce the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Corpus Christi Project Partnership Agreement allowing the port to begin working on its widening and deepening project.
Over more than 70 years we have developed a strong strategic partnership with India. We have a lot in common when it comes to national security and counterterrorism.
John Cornyn and I authored the following op-ed in the Dallas Morning News on what they would like to see in an updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) based on the Texas model.
Last week I participated in a roundtable discussion with community leaders and executive board members of the Borderplex Alliance in El Paso. There, I discussed the importance of trade to the Texas economy, my efforts in...
U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and I released the following statements after U.S.
SAN ANTONIO – Facing uncertainty brought on by President Donald Trump’s talk of scrapping the North American Free Trade Agreement, Texas business leaders on Monday asked Sen.
Yesterday I discussed the importance of modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the fourth round of negotiations between the United States, Mexico, and Canada come to a close.
Today’s modern economy looks very different than it did more than two decades ago when NAFTA was enacted. NAFTA has been a major economic driver for Texas, but there’s still a need to modernize this agreement to reflect the...
Yesterday I announced the Natural Gas Export Expansion Act, which will eliminate the current arduous process that discourages liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade and increase LNG exports by facilitating permits to non-Free...
Yesterday I issued the following statement regarding Panama’s announcement earlier this week to sever diplomatic relations with Taiwan:
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...
 

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