December 12th, 2017
I appeared on Fox News’ ‘The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino,’ The Sean Hannity Radio Show, and KTRH’s Michael Berry show on Thursday and Friday.
December 5th, 2017
Yesterday I addressed the Texas Farm Bureau’s 84th Annual Meeting.
November 30th, 2017
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and I yesterday issued the following statement regarding the Government of Venezuela’s detainment of six CITGO executives from Texas:
November 17th, 2017
Senator John Cornyn and I issued the following statement today regarding the Senate’s passage of our resolution commending and congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series.
November 9th, 2017
I recently issued the following statement in response to the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri:
November 1st, 2017
I reintroduced two bills recently aimed at lowering health insurance premiums and making lifesaving drugs and devices available to American patients suffering from chronic and life-threatening conditions.
October 23rd, 2017
Today I penned the following op-ed for the New York Times urging the State Department to relist N
October 19th, 2017
Last night I debated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a CNN Town Hall regarding tax reform. During the debate, I called for eliminating the estate tax, also known as death tax, as a part of tax reform.
October 11th, 2017
Yesterday I participated in a roundtable discussion on storm recovery efforts with local community leaders in Beaumont. There, I shared my priorities for recovery, and how storm-impacted Texans can receive significant tax...
September 22nd, 2017
On Thursday, I appeared on KRIV-Houston ‘Fox 26 News at 5pm’ and KTRH’s ‘Michael Berry Show,’ to discuss the path to recovery for Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s damage and destruction along Gulf Coast...
December 11th, 2017
I issued the following statement applauding Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for issuing visa bans against those responsible for the unjustified imprisonment of Kem Sokha, president of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (...
December 4th, 2017
Yesterday, I filed an amendment to the Senate’s tax reform bill that seeks to expand 529 College Savings Plans to include K-12 elementary and secondary school tuition for public, private, and religious schools, including K-...
November 27th, 2017
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly and I recently penned an op-ed for Roll Call urging the FCC establish a strong deregulatory federal framework for broadband regulations to preempt state and local regulators.
November 10th, 2017
The selfless service of America’s Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, and their families has secured the blessings of liberty for generations and made our nation a beacon of hope around the world.
November 3rd, 2017
It is so fitting that in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and all of the devastation felt along the entire Texas Gulf Coast, that our Houston Astros brought home an amazing and historic victory for the city of Houston, the gulf...
October 24th, 2017
I recently issued the following statement regarding the situation involving the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government and the Government of Iraq:
October 20th, 2017
I applauded EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s Monday announcement that he is ending “sue and settle” practices within the agency, and urged my colleagues in Congress to pass the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and...
October 13th, 2017
Yesterday I issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s intention to expand the use of association health and short term insurance plans:
September 29th, 2017
Yesterday I offered a message of support and encouragement to Hurricanes Irma and Maria victims in Puerto Rico
September 19th, 2017
U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), James Lankford (R-Okla.), and I yesterday introduced the Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act, which would make houses of worship eligible for Federal...