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Cornyn Statement on Start of NAFTA Renegotiations

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 diversity of today’s economy.

Houston, We Have a Problem

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You've heard about the Confederate Statues being torn down in other areas of the United States. Seems that the Spirit of the Confederacy statue in Houston is not immune to that same fate. Mayor Sylvester Turner has just agreed TODAY to launch a study of confederate statues.

Sen. Cruz Urges Department of Justice to Investigate Acts of Domestic Terrorism in Charlottesville

Earlier this week, I called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to launch an investigation into the acts of domestic terrorism that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia on Friday and Saturday.

Distinctive Face Tattoo Lands Knife-Wielding Robber in Jail

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A man who allegedly used a knife to rob a Walgreens drug store on the outskirts of Houston is in jail after police identified him from a very distinctive facial tattoo.

Visiting Small Businesses In South Texas

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Last week, I visited some Texas-27 small businesses including Venom Outdoor and Oscar’s Pest and Termite Control. 

Sen. Cruz Urges Department of Justice to Investigate Acts of Domestic Terrorism in Charlottesville

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Over the weekend, I called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to launch an investigation into the acts of domestic terrorism that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia on Friday and Saturday.

How many Non-Citizens Vote?

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How many illegal aliens vote is a question that has yet to be answered, but Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity headed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is attempting to find an answer.

Law Enforcement Roundtable Discussion

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Last week, I held my third law enforcement roundtable with more than 20 sheriffs, police chiefs, ICE agents and Border Patrol officers. This has proven to be a great tool for increasing communication, collaboration and partnerships across jurisdictions within law enforcement in South Texas. We discussed local law enforcement issues and border security, including the 287(g) program. 

Welcoming Some of Texas’ Most Promising Young Leaders to Washington

Every summer I have the great pleasure of welcoming some of Texas’ most promising young leaders to Washington, D.C for my Pete Sessions Leadership and Growth Program. This summer I was pleased to have 205 students from 47 different high schools join me and my staff in our nation's capital to get a glimpse into the inner workings of Congress.

People Are Policy, Why The Failure To Replace Obama Political Appointments Cripples The Trump-GOP Policy Agenda

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We are now almost eight months into the Trump administration. There are 564 key positions that are political appointees, of these, 370 have no nominees, 7 are awaiting nominations and 139 formally nominated but most not confirmed.

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