Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) recently introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order Act, also known as the “El Chapo Act,” to fund President Trump’s proposed border wall. The media reports that Cruz’s bill is similar to
On Tuesday I introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act. The bill would reserve any amounts forfeited to the U.S. Government as a result of the criminal prosecution of “El Chapo” (formally named Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Lorea) and other drug lords for border security assets and the completion of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The U.S.
Today on the Senate floor I underscored the need for pro-growth tax reform in advance of the release of today’s blueprint from the Administration. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.
This past weekend I toured former President Ronald Reagan's ranch in the mountains near Santa Barbara, California. Beautifully preserved for future generations by the Young America's Foundation, this modest cabin that President Reagan so loved served as the 'Western White House' for his two terms in office. It was the setting for numerous historic visits, including the signing of Reagan's historic budget and tax cuts in 1981.
There’s no place like Texas, and the Senate’s April recess was a great opportunity for me to visit many parts of our great state. In just a few weeks, I was able to meet with hundreds of Texans in ten cities. Here are a few highlights of my travels in Texas over the past two weeks.
You will often see me wearing a very special lapel pin. It is a pin with the flag of Texas beside the flag of our nation’s greatest ally, Israel - or as I like to call them, the two Lone Star States. Both states have shown strength in adversity, and an overwhelming connection to their heritage and history. I am proud that Texas is a fierce friend of Israel, and I will always stand with Israel in solidarity.