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Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
After more than three decades waiting for comprehensive tax reform, Congress is poised to accomplish a rare feat in Washington: pass meaningful legislation that provides a real boost for American families and businesses....
Recently I delivered the following opening statement at the conference committee hearing on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation will deliver a tax cut to middle-class families, raise wages, grow the economy,...
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle landmark rules regulating the businesses that connect consumers to the internet, granting broadband companies the power to potentially reshape Americans’...
Yesterday I delivered the following opening statement at a meeting of the House-Senate Conference Committee on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
U.S. Congressmen Ken Buck (R-CO), Walter B.  Jones (R-NC) and I have diligently worked with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to urge them to offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as a treatment option for our nation’...
The race to fill retiring Congressman Ted Poe’s seat has begun. Nine candidates are jockeying for the Republican nomination in Texas’ Second Congressional District. That increases the chances the primary contest will go to a...
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.
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 (...
An inscription on the cenotaph reads: In Memory of the Heroes who sacrificed their lives March 6, 1836 in the defense of Texas. They chose never to surrender or retreat; these brave hearts with flag still proudly waving...
As six Pearl Harbor veterans stood by his side, President Trump signed a presidential proclamation from the White House Thursday recognizing December 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Co-Chairs Niki Tsongas (MA-3) and I of the Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus held a briefing recently on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) reporting of sexual assault convictions. Afterwards, we released the...
Recently, I again urged President Trump to nominate a Social Security Commissioner. This marks the fourth time I have called on the new President to nominate the position that has been vacant for nearly five years.I...
Ranking Member Seth Moulton (MA-6) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and I sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis expressing concern about the Department of Defense’s (DoD...
Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan announced Wednesday his office has filed a lawsuit against 21 drug manufacturers and distributors, four doctors and one pharmacist because of the opioid epidemic. All of them operate in...
Recently at a press conference, I discussed the importance of passing tax reform to round out a successful year for the Senate. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here. 
On the Senate floor, I discussed the importance of tax reform to helping middle class families keep more of their hard earned money. 
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Pat Toomey (R-PA) and I introduced the Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable Over Lottery Winners Act of 2017 to help ensure states are able to focus Medicaid assistance on our most...
That the Democrats and broadcast media are all over Roy Moore's pedophilia charge is no surprise at all.  Nor is their head-shaking insistence that Alabamians who support him are indifferent to it, projecting astonishment...
I released the following statement applauding the passage of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act:
Thanks to Governor Abbott's aggressive push for the money needed to prevent future flooding. My sources tell us the State is ready to do its part. So where is the Federal Government?

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